Rajasthan News

Jaipur Residents To Suffers as Monsoon Delays

by RajasthanDirect
Jul 16, 2014

The Public health & engineering department will be taking the strict actions if the delay in monsoon kept this way which could reduce the supply of drinking water by 10% to Jaipur and Ajmer. The monsoon delay have given rise to many problems in the state. Monsoon were expected from 14th July but full thrust of monsoon have not been seen yet.

With water level going down in Bisalpur dam, PHED is considering to release limited water so as to cope with the demand in longer run. Though a final decision is yet to be taken, sources confirmed that action has already been taken

Every day, the level of Bisalpur dam is going down by 2 cm. The full capacity of the dam is about 315.50 rl meters and can contain 1095 million cubic meters of water. However, On Sunday water level was recorded at 311.66 rl meters which is about 3 rl meter less than last year. In 2013, due to good rain, the water level in the dam reached to 314 rl meters.

The pressure in many colonies including Malviya Nagar and C-Scheme has already been dipped for the past one week. The residents who are living above second floor are facing problems in getting the adequate supply.

Src- http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/City/Jaipur/Jaipur-to-get-less-water-supply/articleshow/38341050.cms

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