CHENNAI: Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (Metrowater) has made alternate arrangement to supply drinking water to north Chennai areas as maintenance work has been scheduled at Minjur desalination plant.
A Metrowater press release said that in view of maintenance works at the 100 MLD (million litres per day) Desalination Plant at Kattupalli, Minjur the water production activities at this plant will be stopped from 6 am on September 13 to 10 am on September 15.
"Hence, the water supply to North Chennai areas Madhavaram, Manali, Thiruvottiyur, Ernavoor, Kathivakkam, Patel Nagar and Vyasarpadi will be stopped. Alternate water supply arrangements have been made from Water Treatment Plant at Puzhal," the release added.
The water manager has requested the public to store adequate water in advance and contact the concerned Area Engineers for the supply of water through mobile water tankers for urgent requirements.
The contact numbers of area engineers are
8144930901 (Thiruvottiyur, Ernavoor, Kathivakkam),
8144930904 (Vyasarpadi, Patel Nagar).
Residents can also contact the head office through 044 45674567, 044 28451300.