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Several measures for round-the-clock potable tap water provision in progress: DC Srinagar

CrossTown News 2019-11-07 15:03:09

Several Measures For Round-the-clock Potable Tap Water Provision In Progress: DC Srinagar

07 November, 2019, By Cross Town News

Srinagar, Nov 7:   Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudharsaid that several measures ranging from infrastructure upgrade to installation of advanced equipment aimed at ensuring round-the-clock provision of potable tap water are in progress in Srinagar.

The meeting was informed that in addition to upgrading infrastructure which includes replacing old with new supply lines and enhancing storage capabilities the plan includes covering all so-far uncovered areas in rural Srinagar under the potable tap water network.

It was said that this will see some 4000 left-out households being added to the network and supplied potable tap water as is their right. The plan also includes installation of smart water meters with the aim being to discourage misuse of potable water.

It was said the measure is aimed at the larger goals of water conservation and efficient response to issues of disruption.

The DC said relevant processes like census of covered and uncovered and registered and unregistered households and commercial establishments and Geotagging and Aadhaar linkage thereof will be taken up soon.

He said public awareness and participation activities will also be taken up as part thereof.