DT Next Impact: Water tankers to solve water crisis

The Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board on Thursday said that alternative sources of water will be provided for the residents of Ekambaram Street, while the department tried to ascertain the cause of pollution of water supplied in hand pumps.
DT Next Impact: Water tankers to solve water crisis
The water coming out from hand pumps is grey in colour and has a stench

Chennai

The street has been receiving water supply on alternate days and a report carried by DT Next titled ‘Water from hand pumps comes out with a stink, Ekambaram Street residents fight for safe option’ that appeared on September 26, stated that the residents were left with no option, but settle for the greyish water mixed with sewage. 
Following the report, the CMWSSB has informed that the problem will be rectified shortly, as they were trying to find out the source of pollution. Till then, two 9KL water tankers will be arranged for the residents.

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