Water trickling from taps for wks, pipe burst adds to woes

  • | Monday | 30th October, 2023

NOIDA: Residents of several sectors in Noida and Greater Noida protested against the erratic supply of water on Sunday. They have been battling water supply shortage for a couple of weeks. A pipe burst has only added to their woes in the festive period.While residents of Greater Noida sectors Delta 1, 2, and 3 placed a lock in the water tank of Sector Eta 1 as a mark of protest, in Sector Beta 1 residents wrote to GNIDA CEO complaining of no water for the last several days.Also, two motors are defunct and water is being supplied through one functional motor in Sector Gamma 1.On Monday, a delegation of the Federation of RWAs will meet the GNIDA CEO regarding the water problem and seek a solution, said Alok Nagar, vice president of the Federation of RWAs Greater Noida.In Noida, residents of Sector 19 complained of foul-smelling and black water, while Sector 51 residents were troubled with no water supply for the past two days.RC Gupta, RWA president of Sector 19, complained of total mismanagement of the drinking water supply in Noida. Noida Authority has failed to supply clean drinking water to its residents even after over forty years of its existence. UP chief minister, local MP and MLA should take note of this and take cognitive action, he said.When contacted, RP Singh, deputy GM of water and sewer department of Noida Authority told TOI that a water pipeline burst on Friday in Sector 27 leading to a muddy and dirty water supply in some sectors. We also published the following articles recentlyGreater Noida: No end in sight to water woes, residents protest with empty bucketsResidents of Sector Delta 1 in Greater Noida, India are facing a water shortage due to a broken water pump at an underground reservoir. The water supply timings have been reduced from three hours to one hour, causing frustration among residents. The problem has persisted for over a month, leading residents to threaten to use submersible pumps if a permanent solution is not provided. Repair work is underway and expected to be completed by Wednesday afternoon to resume the water supply.Noida: Amid niggling water problems, Ganga water supply to stop from tomorrowThe Upper Ganga canal, which is the source of treated Ganga water for Noida, will be closed for desilting until November 12. This closure may worsen the water shortage in the city. The Noida Authority claims that there will be no shortage as they have 11 ranney wells and 425 tube wells, but currently only five ranney wells are functional. Water supply will be provided through these wells until the Ganga water supply is restored.Horticulture waste adds to residents woes amidst water crisis in NoidaResidents in Noida and Greater Noida are facing multiple issues, including water supply problems and neglected tree pruning waste. Many sectors have complained about the slow progress of tree pruning, with waste being left unattended for days. Additionally, residents have also raised concerns about poorly maintained parks, lack of toilet upkeep, and water supply issues. The authorities have been urged to take action and address these issues promptly.

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