Water crisis deepens in many parts of State

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 18 May 2017 12:13:55


By Rajan Raikwar,

As summer season has reached to peak, water crisis has deepened further in many parts of Madhya Pradesh. People living in water scarcity hit areas are struggling to arrange adequate amount of water for daily needs. The number of local bodies suffering from water crisis has increased in May month. Fire spewing sun, hot winds and water crisis has crippled the normal life in many parts of state. People living in water crisis hit areas are any how trying to cope up with the situation.

Water is being supplied in water crisis hit areas after the gap of one, two and three days. Water crisis situation has surfaced in many parts of State soon after the onset of summer season and now the situation has aggravated to next level. The water supply review report of Directorate, Urban Administration and Development department says that in the situation of April 28, number of local bodies getting water after the gap of 3 days was pegged at 18. In first week of May month, number of water bodies getting water after the gap of 3 days has increased to 19.

‘The Hitavada’ is in possession of review report of Directorate, Urban Administration and Development Department. Likewise, in April last, there were 38 local bodies which were getting water after a gap of two days. In first week of May, number of local bodies getting water supply after two days soared to 39. Notably, there are 378 local bodies in Madhya Pradesh. Directorate, Urban Administration and Development Department has last reviewed water supply scenario on May 6 and the review report says that out of 19 local bodies, which are getting water supply after 3 days, three local bodies are situated in Sagar, six in Jabalpur, four in Indore and one in Gwalior. Urban Administration and Development department told that water tankers have been pressed into water crisis hit areas to ensure water supply to people.