Sathanur dam water not distributed properly: Velu

Sathanur dam water not distributed properly: Velu.
Velu, Tiruvannamalai MLA and DMK district secretary, on Tuesday said the administration had failed to properly distribute water available in the Sathanur Reservoir.
Earlier, he visited pick-up dam of Sathanur Reservoir from where water is tapped for irrigation and drinking water needs of Tiruvannamalai town and other villages.
Mr. Velu said water supply schemes helped supply water to 200 villages, Tiruvannamalai municipality, Chengam and Pudupalayam town panchayats.
First of the three Sathanur Combined Water Schemes was initiated in 1972 through which 25 lakh litres were supplied to Tiruvannamalai town.
The second scheme implemented in 1974 supplied another 80 lakh litres to Tiruvannamalai.
Using these schemes, the administration claimed that 120 litres of water per day per person was being supplied to Tiruvannamalai town.
Thandarampattu, Radhapuram, Sirupakkam, Mel Chettipattu, Keel Chettipattu and Nallavanpalayam were supposed to get water from Sathanur CWSS.
But it was not sao.
Thanippadi village located near Sathanur was not getting sufficient water and the available water too was not clean.

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