After the stoppage of Ganga water supply from Haridwar today for annual cleaning of Upper Ganga Canal (Gang Nahar), the Water Works Department of Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam (GNN) is gearing up to manage water supply in Vasundhara Zone by optimizing resources available with it. In this regard, the GNN has set up a Control Room to promptly respond to problems face by the residents in water supply in their areas, said Executive Engineer (EE), Anand Tripathi.

According to Anand Tripathi, to maintain round-the-clock water supply the department has made provisions of 20 water tankers to deal with problems of short supply. He also said that DG sets (generators) have been installed at deep borewells/ tubewells so that no problem in extracting and supply of water is faced during a power cut. Besides, all 10 HP mini tubewells have been activated to meet any exigency, he added.

The EE listed out the roaster for department’s engineers and the numbers on which they can be contacted in case of problems in water supply.

Control Room- Time schedule of engineers & important numbers

Somendra Pratap Singh– available from 6 am- 2 pm, no 8178016856

Dharmendra Kumar Satsangi– available from 2 pm-10 pm, no 8178016830

Ajay Kumar– available from 10 pm- 6 am, no 8178016854

In addition Control Room no 8178018388 will be operational 24X7. One can also call up toll free no 18001803012 for redressal of complaints related to water supply or for calling a water tanker. Yogendra Singh, Assistant Engineer (AE) has been made the Control Room Incharge. He can be reached on no 8178018374. reporter










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