No wa­ter for eight hours to­day as Morbe dam shuts sup­ply

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

The Navi Mum­bai Mu­nic­i­pal Cor­po­ra­tion (NMMC) will be tak­ing up the work of ser­vic­ing a 22KV / 33.3KV panel and pump in the Bhokarpada wa­ter fil­tra­tion plant on Thurs­day, July 21.

The work will re­sult in the wa­ter sup­ply from Morbe dam be­ing stopped for eight hours, from 10am to 6pm.

“Ow­ing to the shut­down, the nodes of Be­la­pur, Nerul, Vashi, Turbhe, Kopar Khairane, Ghan­soli and Airoli ar­eas will not get any wa­ter sup­ply dur­ing these hours. This ex­cludes the ar­eas in the node that get wa­ter di­rectly from MIDC,” said an NMMC of­fi­cial.

“The City and In­dus­trial De­vel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion (Cidco) ar­eas of Kamothe node, which is sup­plied wa­ter from the Morbe dam, too, will not get wa­ter dur­ing this time.”

“The res­i­dents need to note that wa­ter will be re­stored af­ter these hours with low pres­sure,” said the of­fi­cials.

The wa­ter depart­ment of NMMC has ap­pealed to the res­i­dents to use wa­ter ju­di­ciously dur­ing these hours and co­op­er­ate with NMMC.

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