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Among steps to battle water scarcity, more than 30 borewells planned in Mangaluru

Among steps to battle water scarcity, more than 30 borewells planned in Mangaluru

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Mar 16,2017: It is announced that to battle the imminent  water scarcity in Mangaluru city, MLA JR Lobo has directed the concerned authorities to drill around 33 borewells in the city. The decision was made in a meeting of Water Task force held at MLA’s office located in Kadri of the city. 


At the meeting the MLA stressed that  water level at Thumbe vented dam has fallen to 4.3 meter and the water level is very likely to come down within days. Borewells are the need of the hour, he also asked the officials to utilize the water from open wells, borewells of the city as a substitute to the water from Thumbe vented dam. All these works should be carried out immediately to prevent adverse impact of water scarcity in the city amid hot summer. For the present  borewells can supply water in the city whereas 85 borewells have remained  useless in Mangaluru city area limits.  efforts are also on to regenarate, clean and use wells and so on.

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Praveen Acharya, mangaluru Thu, March-16-2017, 5:41
Hope the situation does not becomes worse this year, Last year all had worst experience due to lack of water.
Uttam Nayak, mangaluru Thu, March-16-2017, 12:40
All these days sit and watch the problems at the last movement find solution and panic. The one is actually suffering is the public.
Francis Pinto, Haridwar Thu, March-16-2017, 12:10
This is not the right time to dig the borewells. Waht are the misnister doing all this time , this in no something new.
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