Guwahati Likely To Face Water Crisis For 4 Days
GUWAHATI: The water supply in several parts of the city will take a hit as one of the raw water pumps of the Zoo Road water supply Scheme (ZRWSS) has broken down due to technical issue.
In a notification issued on August 8, the Guwahati Metropolitan Drinking Water and Sewerage Board stated that few areas of the city may have to face issues related to supply water from today due to breakage of the water pump.
As per the notice, the water supply will be interrupted in the areas covered by ZRWSS which connects some of the busiest and posh roads of the city including Ganeshguri, Christian Basti, Rajgarh, Rukminigaon, Srinagar, Tarun Nagar, Ambikagiri Nagar, Hengrabari, Rupnagar, Japorigag, Bhaskarnagar and Sarumotoriaand Jatia.
It is to be mentioned that the Zoo Road water supply pipeline area has two pumps for water supply, however with one pump down, the water will be supplied via one pump for which people will face a shortage in water.
Speaking on this matter, deputy commissioner Kamrup (Metro) Biswajit Pegu said, “I urge all people residing in these areas to collect and store water during this period.”