SMC, Jal Shakti to jointly tackle illegal booster installation on water pipes in homes

SRINAGAR: Ward officers of Srinagar Municipal Corporation will assist their counterparts in Jal Shakti Department to ensure enforcement against direct installation of boosters on potable water pipelines.
This was given after ameeting held by Mayor SMC Junaid Azim Mattu to review the status of Water Supply Scheme of Srinagar City.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Mayor Parvez Ahmed Qadri, Commissioner SMC Athar Khan, Chief Engineer , Jal Shakti Department Kashmir, Joint Commissioner Adm Riyaz Ahmed Shah, S.E Jal Shakti, Joint Commissioner Works Ishtiyaq Ahmed Shah and Executive Engineers.
At the outset of the meeting, the Mayor emphasized on preparation of the Master plan for PHE for Srinagar city.
During the course of the meeting Mattu stressed the need for improvement and augmentation of the existing city water supply scheme and directed officials to ensure proper distribution of qualitative and safe drinking water to the citizens of Srinagar.
He further directed the department of Jal Shakti to prepare DPR’s for SCADA system and for adding of new water treatment plants for providing standard water quality.
It was also directed to the PHE officials to ensure enforcement against installation of direct boosters on pipelines in collaboration with Ward officers of SMC.
At the end of the meeting Mattu reiterated that monthly status related water supply issues are to be sought that shall be personally monitored by Chief Engineer Jal Shakti.


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