MGNREGA project results in water contamination

The water harvesting project in Kot Dharam Chand Kalan village of the district has resulted in water contamination for the villagers.
It has made the underground water unfit not only for consumption but also for washing clothes.
At that time, the officials concerned had stated that the project would do away with the problem of waterlogging in streets as waste water would be drained into the catchment area.
As many as 500 families were connected with the project.
The water collected in here was to be used for irrigation or other purposes.
With the passage of time, the stored water made the underground water contaminated.
It has made underground water contaminated.
Residents said the problem has forced them to bring water from a nearby gurdwara.
People said they have been demanding potable water facility.

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