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Over 7K water bill defaulters owe Rs 8 crore to Sonepat Municipal Corporation

Press Reporter News Service

Mukesh Tandon

Sonepat, Could 1

The Sonepat Municipal Company (MC) has determined to take severe observe of water invoice defaulters and unlawful water provide connections within the metropolis. Payments amounting to over Rs 8 crore are pending in direction of the defaulters.

As per sources, round 53,500 shoppers have legitimate water provide connections from the Public Well being Engineering wing of the MC. In the meantime, there are a whole lot of shoppers, who haven’t paid their water payments for a few years, the sources added.

Connection to be minimize if dues not paid

To recuperate the dues of Rs 8 crore, the MC will concern notices to 7,457 defaulters in June and if they won’t deposit the dues, their connections shall be snapped. Senior MC official

Unlawful connections a nuisance

These unlawful connection holders have made a pilferage in the primary water provide pipe traces, as a consequence of which water doesn’t attain the tail finish. Nijesh Kumar, Government Engineer, MC

Shortage of potable water has hit residents of virtually all localities within the metropolis, however individuals residing within the western space of town are mentioned to be dealing with extra extreme issues than others. In addition to, unlawful connections have additionally develop into a nuisance within the metropolis.

Amidst dealing with issues in assembly potable water provide, the MC has additionally begun to chop unlawful connections.

Sources mentioned a whole lot of individuals had taken water provide connections illegally by making pilferage in the primary water provide pipe traces.

Now, the MC has launched a particular drive to determine such unlawful connections and ready an inventory of seven,457 defaulters, who owe payments of over Rs 10,000 to Rs 1 lakh, the sources mentioned.

The MC will serve notices to those defaulters in June.

As per the checklist, most defaulters are from Lal Darwaja space (400), 299 from Sudama Nagar, Gyan Nagar (340), Saini Pura (60), 40 every in Deha Basti and Raj Mohalla, Tara Nagar (85), in Nandwani Nagar (120), Mashad Mohalla (118), Gur Mandi (150), Dev Nagar (133), Rajender Nagar (220), New Jiwan Nagar (175), Baba Colony (140), Arya Nagar (90), Prabhu Nagar (150), Lakshmi Nagar (67), Janta Colony (91), Mishan Highway (54), Garhi Ghasita (331) and scores in different colonies.

A particular drive has additionally been launched to determine unlawful connections within the metropolis as these have been answerable for improper water provide, mentioned Nijesh Kumar, Government Engineer, MC.

“On the primary day of the drive, 5 unlawful connections have been recognized on Kakroi Highway and have been snapped. In addition to, to resolve the issue of water provide within the western space, one MLD water is being bought from the HSVP day by day. We now have additionally proposed to instal two tubewells within the space on precedence,” Kumar maintained.

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