NMC, OCW asked to solve complaints of contaminated drinking water

Nagpur: The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) water works consultative committee directed the officials of water works department and private water operator Orange City Water Private Limited (OCW) to solve complaints of contaminated drinking water supply soon.
The committee, headed by Rajesh Ghodpage, held a review meeting with the officials of NMC and OCW at the NMC head office on Tuesday.
Executive engineer Sanjay Gaikwad, general managers of NESL PS Rajgire, DP Chitnis, OCW official KMP Singh, Rahul Kulkarni, Azizur Rehman and others were present.
NMC and OCW officials informed 39 complaints of contaminated drinking water supply received from nine zones.
One complaint received by Laxmi Nagar Zone, 8 by Dharampeth zone, two by Hanuman Nagar zone, 4 by Nehru Nagar zone, 3 by Gandhibagh zone, 5 by Satranjipura zone, 3 by Lakadganj zone, 5 by Ashi Nagar zone and 8 by Mangalwari zone.
Ghodpage directed the officials to solve all complaints within a period of two months.
"Identify reasons behind contamination of drinking water.
Proper planning should be done on priority basis if drinking water being contaminated due to infrastructure developmental works being executed on the roads in many places across the city," he said.
Ghodpage also directed the officials to increase revenue collection.
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