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“Root cause of contaminated water should be identified” Delhi CM Kejriwal in DJB overview assembly

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): In a bid to deal with the foundation causes of water contamination, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has directed the Delhi Jal Board to provide you with a complete plan to offer a everlasting answer for the affected areas, mentioned a press launch on Monday.

Demonstrating his dedication to resolving the contaminated water disaster, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal chaired a high-level overview assembly with DJB officers. This assembly aimed to evaluate the progress made and talk about future methods to make sure the well timed implementation of the everlasting answer, added the press launch.

Water Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj, Delhi Jal Board Vice Chairman Somnath Bharti and senior DJB officers had been current within the overview assembly.

During the overview assembly, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal emphasised on the everlasting decision of complaints concerning contaminated water coming from chosen locations in Delhi. The Chief Minister instructed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to expedite the method of bettering the standard of water in order that the complaints of the individuals may be resolved.

“If there is a problem of contaminated water anywhere, it should be eliminated completely. The identification of the areas where contaminated water is being received should be ensured, and a detailed plan should be prepared for its permanent solution, followed by immediate implementation,” he mentioned.

Kejriwal gave strict directions to DJB officers to promptly change any pipes which are inflicting the issue of contaminated water, and no contaminated water needs to be allowed to be provided anyplace. The CM has additionally directed the Delhi Jal Board officers to assemble info from native legislators concerning the difficulty of contaminated water.

CM Arvind Kejriwal said that the clear water obtained from all sewage therapy vegetation needs to be made usable. “This water should be taken to artificial lakes and picnic spots should be developed around these lakes so that people can have a pleasant experience. Later, when the groundwater level around these lakes rises, the water will be extracted using tube wells,” he mentioned.

The CM has given a remaining deadline to DJB for this. The Delhi Jal Board additionally introduced an in depth plan to the CM on how lengthy it would take for every sewage therapy plant’s effluent to be made usable.

The CM has given directions to repair all non-functioning stream metres and make them operational once more. These stream metres are being put in on major and secondary water connections. He mentioned that the work of putting in stream metres needs to be expedited on all major connections, and this activity needs to be accomplished shortly.

“After that, the work of installing flow metres on secondary connections should be initiated,” he mentioned/ The CM said that stream metres needs to be put in on all tappings, inputs, and outputs. “This work should be completed as soon as possible so that updates from all 2,700 flow metres can be received in real time,” he mentioned. CM Kejriwal has additionally known as for a gathering on the upcoming Wednesday concerning the difficulty of stream metres.

In the assembly, the DJB introduced a report on the recognized land for putting in tube wells. According to the report, DJB has recognized 1,075 places in Delhi’s 12 meeting constituencies the place roughly 1,428 tube wells will probably be put in. Currently, there are already 4,200 tube wells in place. DJB has requested the related division to accumulate the land for this function, and it’s anticipated that the No Objection Certificate (NOC) for the land will probably be obtained quickly.

CM Kejriwal said that till the NOCs for the land are obtained from the involved departments, the standard of the water there needs to be checked, and as soon as the NOCs are obtained, the work of putting in the tube wells ought to start. This activity of putting in tube wells needs to be accomplished inside the subsequent six months. An inventory could be ready for the tube wells that must be eliminated inside the subsequent yr, and no stream metres could be put in on them.

Arvind Kejriwal has directed the DJB to enhance the supply and high quality of water in Delhi. He mentioned that the water popping out of the tube wells must also be of fine high quality. “It should not be the case that water is extracted but it is not suitable for use. Whatever necessary steps are required to improve the quality of water should be taken, but people should receive water of good quality. If there is a need to install RO (Reverse Osmosis) or ammonia removal plants, they should be installed,” he mentioned.

The CM additionally reviewed the initiatives associated to putting in RO vegetation in JJ (Jhuggi-Jhopri) colonies.

The following 20 JJ colonies have been recognized for putting in RO vegetation are, Indira Camp No. 3, Pankaj Garden, Sonia Gandhi Camp, Navjeevan Camp, GBB School Road Khanpur, Aya Nagar Bandh Road, Das Garden Baprola Vihar, Satyam Puram Colony, Geetanjali Enclave, amongst others.

The CM has directed DJB to begin the work of putting in RO vegetation in all of the recognized colonies. He mentioned that the officers ought to go to the recognized places and encourage the residents there to make use of RO water.

“If people are not using RO water, then that water should be used elsewhere,” he mentioned. The Chief Minister has additionally instructed DJB to current an in depth plan with a timeline and talk about the preparations required if the water must be taken to any reservoir, together with laying pipeline infrastructure. He additionally directed to expedite the work of CETP (Common Effluent Treatment Plant) and full ammonia neutralisation by October. (ANI)