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Work at plant triggers water crisis at DLF 5, new sectors


Gurgaon: Residents of sectors 47 to 57, DLF 5 and some other areas along Golf Course Road confronted serious water scarcity on Monday after supply from Chandu Budhera treatment plant used to be stopped for 15 hours. The plant remained shut between 7am and 10pm for improve paintings.
GMDA had issued an advisory by way of e mail to RWAs remaining Thursday about the shutdown.

Residents alleged that they had to depend on non-public water tankers and were charged exorbitant rates. “Since the provision used to be halted, we had to call water tankers. Private providers price the rest between Rs 1,500 and Rs 2,000 for a tanker. Authorities will have to repair the rates,” said Kunal Bhatia, a resident of Sector 48.


“As a understand had already been issued via government, we were using water in moderation. But it is going to be extraordinarily tricky if supply isn't resumed via Tuesday,” added Lalit Alahwat, a resident of Sector 57.


GMDA officials said they upgraded the Chandu Budhera water treatment plant in addition to the Sector 51 boosting station to give a boost to water supply and distribution. “We’ve put in further motors at the plant and boosting station to give a boost to supply. Some technical system defects were also fixed. Supply will resume via 10pm on Monday evening, so all areas will get the standard supply on Tuesday morning,” an official said.


Located along the Northern Peripheral Road in Sector 100, the plant supplies to sectors 47 to 57 and DLF 5 and some areas positioned along Golf Course Road during the boosting station.




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