Executive Engineer, Public Health Engineering Water Works Division Srinagar has appealed the general public to use water judiciously.
He said that due to surge in temperatures the consumption of water has an increased manifold which has resulted in shortage of water supply in some parts of Srinagar city especially in tail-end portions. He appealed the general public to use the drinking water sensibly and avoid its misuse particularly in lawns, kitchen gardens and washing of vehicles.
“The consumers using direct online boosters are appealed to stop this practice immediately for equal distribution of water supply in the area. This is an offence under Jammu & Kashmir State Water Resources Regulation and Management Act 2010 and the Department shall be forced to take action against all such offenders,” he said.
“The general public has been asked to contact the PHE Provincial Control Room on these telephone numbers 0194-2452047, 0194-2484782 and 0194-2477207, for any complaints or grievances regarding water supply,” an official statement said.