New Delhi, Jagran News Network. Delhi Water Crisis News: Due to the ongoing cleanliness in Uttar Pradesh’s Gangnahar from October 15, millions of people of Delhi, along with Noida and Ghaziabad, will have to face water shortage. Many areas of Delhi will also be affected. This has been pointed out by the Delhi Jal Board. At the same time, it has been said by the Water Board that the tankers will be made available on behalf of the department, if required. The Water Board says that the water supply in some parts of the national capital may be affected in the coming days as the Gangahar is closed due to the closure of Gangahar due to maintenance and maintenance work. The water shortage will continue for the next one month. At the same time, the Water Board has also said that this time the water level of Yamuna was also low, due to which the problem of water can be presented to the people.
The Water Board has said that due to the closure of the Ganga Canal for annual maintenance, the flow of water at both the Sonia Vihar and Bhagirathi plants is decreasing like last year. In such a situation, the production of Bhagirathi and Sonia Vihar plants may be affected, due to which water will be available at low pressure for a few days. Along with this, people have been appealed to exercise restraint regarding water.
This will affect water supply in North East Delhi areas of North Delhi Municipal Corporation, South Delhi, East Delhi. For this, the Delhi Board has made proper arrangements for the supply of water tanks.
Water supply affected by two water treatment plants
Significantly, Gangahar has been closed for cleaning work in Uttar Pradesh. This has affected drinking water supply from Sonia Vihar and Bhagirathi water treatment plants of Delhi. In such a situation, there will be water supply at low pressure in the command area of both the plants. This may cause a shortage of drinking water in many parts of Delhi. When this happens, people can call the water board’s call center (1916) and ask for a water tanker.
According to Jal Board, 140 MGD of water is supplied daily from Sonia Vihar plant and 110 MGD from Bhagirathi plant. At present, the Jal Board is taking some water from Yamuna. Therefore, both the plants are getting 100 and 90 MGD water supply respectively. The Water Board says that the Haryana government has been asked to release more water in the Yamuna.
Water supply from Gangahar closed since night 15
It is worth noting that due to cleaning of Gangahar, people of Trans Hindon, Noida and Ghaziabad will not get Ganga water for about a month from October 18. Many areas of Delhi will also be affected in this. During this time, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi and the Ghaziabad Development Authority will supply water from tube wells in their respective areas. People will get water only once in 24 hours. At the same time it is also true that during Durgashtami, Dussehra and Diwali people will have to struggle with the pagayal shortage.
Actually, the irrigation department cleans the Gangahar every year in October. During this time, the silt flowing through the mountains in the canal is cleaned. Now this cleaning has started. Due to this, the irrigation department Gangahar water has been stopped from Haridwar at 12 pm on 15 October.
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