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Posted at: Jun 11, 2019, 8:10 AM; last updated: Jun 11, 2019, 8:10 AM (IST)

City faces water crisis

Kainth writes to Guv

  • Congress councillor Satish Kainth in a letter to Governor VP Singh Badnore wrote that water crisis was the result of mismanagement of the MC. He said formation of a water and sewerage committee was under the preview of the Mayor due to which officers were not serious about the ground reality of water.

Tribune news service

Chandigarh, June 10

Several sectors in the city faced water shortage  after a  snag developed  in the  Kajauli  water works  today  evening. Residents of Chandigarh’s southern sectors  were  the worst sufferers. 

Mayor  Rajesh  Kalia  said water tankers would be arranged for the city residents whenever required . 

He said he was monitoring the  maintenance of the Kajauli water works and  directed the officials to  repair the  snag  as  soon as  possible.

There was no water supply in the evening in Sectors 30 ,  29, 27  18, 47, 48, 50 and 61.

Water pressure was so low that people living on first floor and above had to come down and fill the water, a resident said.

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