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Gallons of water goes waste in Kalina as pipe not fixed for 6 months

DNMUM423975 | 10/12/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :314

Despite there being a dearth of water in the city lakes, the civic body has been reluctant in repairing leakages in a 24-inch pipeline for the past six months. The water pipeline passes under the concrete road near Kalina University campus. While the water department is waiting for permission from the road department to start the work, lakhs of litres of water has gone waste already.
Their is no full proof mechanism to detect leakages under ground and sometimes they stay that way for months. However, in this case, the H East ward authorities were informed about the leakage and requested to take action several times. Yet, to this day, the leakage in the pipeline under CST Road remains.
Five leakages have been there for the pas
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