The Greater Noida authority has determined to supply Ganga water to the city’s all residential areas by this June.
It has authorized ₹9 crore to full the work of boundary wall on 18 underground reservoirs (UGRs) constructed to ship Ganga water to new residential areas, situated in Greater Noida West space, often known as Noida Extension.
The authority presently provides Ganga water to 44 residential sectors in Greater Noida’s japanese half. However the supply just isn’t clean because the previous pipeline to ship water in these areas is rusted and witnesses frequent leakages, disrupting the water supply.
Although Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, inaugurated the Ganga water challenge on November 1, 2022, the supply remained erratic. Since then, the authority is attempting to repair the glitches for a clean supply.
“We’re supplying the Ganga water supply to sectors, the place the pipeline was already laid up to now. And the work of laying the water pipeline is underway to ship the Ganga water in residential sectors situated in Greater Noida West areas,” mentioned Ravikumar NG, chief govt officer of the Greater Noida authority.
“We goal to ship Ganga water supply in all areas by June finish, 2024,” he added.
In the meantime, the authority has additionally roped in Indian Institute of Expertise (IIT), Kanpur to perform a research, decide the technical glitches within the pipeline, and assist in smoothening the water supply.
It would quickly submit its report in order that the water supply could be improved in areas, the place water is being delivered and the way uninterrupted supply could be began within the areas, the place the supply is but to attain.
No less than 14 residential sectors of Greater Noida West will begin getting the Ganga water supply by June-end, as these areas nonetheless rely upon the groundwater for his or her wants.
“We are going to substitute the water pipeline that’s previous if required and likewise change the gradient if wanted to keep the graceful supply in every sector…,” mentioned Ravikumar NG.
The authority is about to full the work on 18 underground reservoirs (UGRs) from the place the Ganga water might be delivered to every family, mentioned officers.
The Greater Noida authority had in 2005 began work on Ganga water challenge having a 210 million litres per day capability. However due to land disputes with farmers and official negligence, the work continued to get delayed earlier than November 1, 2022, when it lastly inaugurated officers with supply in few areas.
Majority of the group housing complexes rely upon the bottom water supply that’s not match for ingesting with excessive stage of complete dissolved solids and saline water. And even in 44 sectors, the place the authority supply Ganga water the stress stays poor due to leakages within the pipes. However now the authority plans to lay the brand new plastic made pipelines from Jaitpur water reservoir to all sectors in order that it doesn’t catch rust or get broken simply, mentioned officers.
The Greater Noida authority has failed a number of instances in retaining its promise to ship Ganga water to Greater Noida West space, mentioned Neetu Rai, a Greater Noida West resident in Sector 1.
“We hope that this time the authority will begin delivering Ganga water supply to Greater Noida West space in June this yr. … we now have to rely upon floor water that’s saline and never match for ingesting,” she added.