Published On : Sat, Sep 20th, 2014

No water supply for 24 hrs from Sept 22; Citizens advised to store water

24-hours shutdown at Raj Bhavan to affect water supply of Dhantoli zone, Hanuman Nagar, part of Gandhibagh, Sataranjipura and Mangalwari zone

Nagpur: In a bid to strengthen water supply network, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) and Orange City Water (OCW) have jointly planned to take a 24-hours shutdown at Governor House (Raj Bhavan) Old and New MBR (Master Balancing Reservoirs) on September 22, 2014.

During the 24-hours shutdown that will start from September 22 at 9:30 am and will continue till September 23 at 9:30 am, NMC-OCW will carry out installation of 600 mm Isolation valve, New Inlet Connection and 400 mm Butterfly valve on Red Tank, 600 mm valve on Kanhan line, 2 air valves on Boriyapura Feeder and 600x 400 interconnection and 400 mm Butterfly valve at Teenkhamba.

During the period at Pench-I WTP (water treatment plant) at Gorewada, OCW will carry out some maintenance work like maintenance of HT structure, Transformer (HT & LT), Pench-1 incomer panel maintenance, Leakage arrest BT inspection and sand removal etc.

Due to these works the water supply to following zones will be affected Dhantoli Zone, Hanuman Nagar Zone along with Mahalgi Nagar ESR, Gandhibag Zone (Part) Satranjipura (Part) and Mangalwari Zone (Part).

Tanker movement will also not be possible as it will be a big shut down area. The water supply will be normalised on Sept 23, afternoon. As there will be no water supply to Dhantoli zone, Hanuman Nagar, part of Gandhibagh, Sataranjipura & Mangalwari zone during shutdown period, OCW Chief Executive Officer, Mr Sanjoy Roy has appealed citizens of these areas to store sufficient water for their use and co-operate with NMC and OCW.

The inconvenience caused is deeply regretted. Citizens are requested to take a note and co-operate with NMC-OCW.
Details regarding shutdown can be had from or other information related with water supply can be obtained from OCW Toll Free Number: 1800-266-9899

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