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Present arrangement of water supply to continue till June 6 : DC

Present arrangement of water supply to continue till June 6 : DC

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, May 21, 2019: Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil  has informed that the administration has taken steps to supply water upto June 6  as per the present arrangement considering the dipping water level in Thumbay dam.



The DC gave information on the various measures taken by the administration to mitigate drought situation and  also to face monsoon eventualities, at a meeting held in the presence of District in-charge Minister U T Khader.

He also informed that  arrangements have been made to supply water to elevated areas through tankers. He said a 24 hour helpline is operational to  solve the water woes of the people.  He further  stated that there is no dearth of funds to solve the water problem.

The DC said  the administration has identified  open wells and borewells to ensure water supply. Of the 48 open wells identified  26 have been cleaned the rest will also be cleaned and the water purity tested.  Water rationing will stop if it rains, he DC said.

The officials also informed the minister on the various measures taken to clear  storm water drains ahead of  monsoons.

ZP CEO Selvamani and other officials were present.

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