Water supply to remain affected in several areas

Authorities today said water supply will remain affected in various areas of the summer capital.
Water supply to remain affected in several areas
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Authorities today said water supply will remain affected in various areas of the summer capital. 

In a statement, executive engineer water supply Master Plan division Srinagar, due to a drowning incident in Ganderbal, power canal/sindh extension canal was shut down for five hours 24th August.

"It has again been shut down since 5.30 am today for retrieving the body. Being the raw water source for major water treatment plants of Srinagar city like Rangil and Alesteng besides small plants from Beehama to Shuhama to Hadoora, the water supply to the areas fed from these plants will remain affected for today and tomorrow (Sunday). The beneficiaries of water supply from these plants in districts Srinagar, Ganderbal and Budgam are advised to use water supply with austerity," the statement said. 

"In case of any emergency, the provincial control room of PHE Department may be contacted on telephone numbers 2452047, 2477207," it added.

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