City to face wa­ter cuts to­day, sup­ply will be low over week­end

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - HT NAVI MUMBAI - Tas­neem Kausar ht­for­nav­i­mum­bai@hin­dus­tan­times.com

The city will wit­ness wa­ter cuts from 8am to 6pm on Fri­day as the Navi Mum­bai Mu­nic­i­pal Cor­po­ra­tion (NMMC) will be un­der­tak­ing post-mon­soon re­pair and main­te­nance work at the Bhokarpada wa­ter fil­tra­tion plant. “The wa­ter cuts will af­fect Be­la­pur, Nerul, Vashi, Turbhe, San­pada, Kopar Khairane, Ghan­soli and Airoli,” said a wa­ter depart­ment of­fi­cial.

“While th­ese ar­eas will not get wa­ter sup­ply on Fri­day from 8am to 6pm, the wa­ter sup­ply on the fol­low­ing two days will be of low pres­sure,” he said.

The NMMC’s wa­ter depart­ment has ap­pealed to res­i­dents to ju­di­ciously use wa­ter dur­ing this pe­riod and co­op­er­ate with the civic body.

48-HOUR WA­TER CUT IN MIDC EV­ERY WEEK The Ma­ha­rash­tra In­dus­trial De­vel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion (MIDC) has an­nounced a 48-hour wa­ter sup­ply cut ev­ery week. The wa­ter cut will be­gin from mid­night on Wed­nes­day and ex­tend till Fri­day mid­night.

An of­fi­cial of the wa­ter depart­ment said, “The orig­i­nal gaothans, slums, Digha area, Airoli vil­lage, some ar­eas of Airoli node, Ra­bale, Goth­ivli, Ghan­soli vil­lage, Nocil naka and Turbhe store, among other ar­eas, which get wa­ter sup­ply di­rectly through tap con­nec­tions from MIDC will not get any wa­ter sup­ply dur­ing the wa­ter cuts.”

He added, “The wa­ter sup­ply to th­ese ar­eas will be of low pres­sure for the next two days af­ter the wa­ter cut. Dur­ing this pe­riod, wa­ter will be sup­plied through tankers in th­ese ar­eas. Some ar­eas will also be sup­plied wa­ter from Morbe dam. The NMMC has made the pro­vi­sions.”

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