New Delhi, Could 1
Delhi Jal Board (DJB) Vice-Chairman Raghav Chadha on Saturday stated depleting water degree within the Yamuna river is resulting in a scarcity of consuming water in a number of components of Delhi and might also have an effect on hospitals within the metropolis within the coming days.
He urged Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to launch extra uncooked water into the Yamuna in order that adequate consuming water is obtainable for the nationwide capital.
The water degree at Wazirabad pond has dipped to 667.20 toes from the conventional degree of 674.5 toes as Haryana has been releasing much less uncooked water into the river, Chadha stated.
The water from Wazirabad pond is drawn for therapy at Wazirabad, Okhla and Chandrawal therapy crops.
“The water manufacturing on the three WTPs has diminished on account of depleting water ranges within the Yamuna. That is resulting in a scarcity of water provide in a number of residential areas. It will probably additionally have an effect on hospitals in Delhi within the coming days. Please assist Delhi in instances of coronavirus,” he tweeted in Hindi. Ingesting water provide has been hit in components of Central Delhi, North Delhi, South Delhi, West Delhi on account of reducing water ranges within the river, the DJB stated. PTI