Published On : Mon, Aug 26th, 2013
Latest News | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

City’s commercial hub Sitabuldi to get new water pipelines soon

NMC-OCW ‘24×7’ rehabilitation work begins in Sitabuldi area

Nagpur: The old, congested and densely populated localities in centrally located commercial-hub ‘Sitabuldi’ (Maharajbagh prabhag) area will get fully pressurised and clean
drinking water soon.

Reason: The Orange City Water (OCW) which is implementing Nagpur Municipal Corporations ambitious project of providing uninterrupted water supply project (popularly
known as 24X7) has commenced its rehabilitation project (changing of pipelines) in Sitabuldi-Governor House (Sitabuldi-GH) command area from Thursday, August 22.
In Sitabuldi-GH command area; NMC-OCW is replacing almost 98 per cent existing old water supply network (almost 13 km) pipeline using HDPE (High Density Poly Ethylene) pipes and will provide house service connections (HSC’s) at every consumers door-step using MDPE (Medium Density Poly Ethylene) pipes.

On Thursday, August 22, NMC water supply committee chairman Mr Sudhakar Kohale, newly elected Dhantoli zone chairman and corporator of Maharajbagh prabhag- Mrs Lata
Yadav and Mr Munna Pokulwar jointly performed bhoomipujan of the project in a function organised near Kurve’s School T Point, Near Nag River, Kumbhar Toli and attended by large number of citizens along with NMC and OCW officials.

It may be mentioned here, after addition of Sitabuldi-GH a new command area, now changing of pipelines activity under ambitious uninterrupted water supply project is going
on in full swing in almost 20 command areas including Nandanvan, Reshimbagh, Nandanvan proposed, Shantinagar, Binaki, Deshpande Layout, Bazonbagh, Wanjari
Nagar, Boriyapura Feeder, Boriyapura ESR, Sitabuldi Fort-1, Dhantoli, Killa Mahal, Bastarwadi, Bastarwari proposed ESR- I,Sakkardara, Indora ESR-I, Lakadganj and Sakkardara proposed.

In these 20 command areas, OCW has successfully replaced over 218 Km new pipeline and also replaced almost 25310 house service connections (Up to August 21 , 2013) across city. Along with actual rehabilitation work of the uninterrupted (24×7) water supply project, OCW is also replacing very old network, rusted pipelines that were supplying contaminated water in many parts of city under ‘Priority Works.’ About 20 km pipeline has also been successfully replaced under priority works so far.

At Sitabuldi-GH command area NMC-OCW has also set up a ‘Water House’ for the consumers of area to address to their complaints about works related issues like digging of
roads, restoration etc. Consumers can register their complaints at this number: …………..

For more details citizens can also make any water related query at OCW ‘24×7 Call Centre’ with a Toll Free Helpline- No 1800-266-9899 or also can log on at www.ocwindia.com.

Photo Caption: NMC water supply committee chairman Mr Sudhakar Kohale, newly elected Dhantoli zone chairman and corporator of Maharajbagh prabhag- Mrs Lata Yadav and Mr Munna Pokulwar jointly performing bhoomipujan of the NMCOCW 24X7 rehabilitation project for Sitabuldi-GH command area.