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Chennai private water tankers on indefinite strike, residents fear scarcity

The Tamil Nadu Private Tanker Lorry Association has reportedly called the strike due to the seizure of vehicles by the police after the tankers were found to be drawing groundwater without a license.

Chennai water crisis: Here is how Metrowater is being streamlined

The scheme, which was announced on Twitter on July 26, aims to cut down on the waiting period while booking a water lorry from Metrowater. The new scheme, on the contrary, will assure water supply to the household within two days of booking.

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Demand for water tankers highest in Maharashtra in five years

As per water tanker records maintained by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, the worst-affected regions in the state include Nashik, Pune and Marathwada regions, which collectively account for over 50 per cent of the villages in Maharashtra that are affected.

With water tank lying idle, 15,000 still depend on daily tankers

Describing the ordeal of the residents, local municipal councillor Badruddin Shaikh said that the tank, which was built at a cost Rs 14 crore, has been lying unused for the past 18 months.

BMC mulls GPS devices on water tankers

To curb water theft from tankers,the civic administration is considering installing Global Positioning System (GPS) devices on water carriers.

The operation: 170 firemen,150 navy officers and six hours

The control room received it at 12.10 am. They arrived at 12.30 and found the Sinduraksajak in flames

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MC opens community centres to survivors

From opening community centres to survivors to parking water tankers at the bus stand where the Punjab government has set up a camp

City braces for water woes this summer

With water scarcity problem being felt much early in the season,most societies in Aundh are depending on water tankers,while the others are digging borewells to cope with the shortage.

Parched villages to get water tankers in summer

The government will send water tankers to villages where drinking water is a major problem in summer.

16 Swabhiman activists held for vandalising private water tankers

Sixteen activists of NGO Swabhiman,an outfit led by Congress leader Narayan Rane’s son Nitesh,were arrested on Saturday after they vandalised private water tankers in Dadar area.

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Residents irked as Delhi water crisis continues

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Water woes continued to haunt residents of New Delhi even after supply in many areas was restored a day after Jat protestors damaged a key water source of the national capital. Expressing disappointment, slum dweller Raju said people are facing water crisis as there is no fixed time of arrival of water tankers. Another slum dweller Rukma Devi said they sit on roads all day with utensils but there is no supply of water, adding that there is dearth of drinking water.

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