A major valve on 1100 mm dia on Pande-Lay out feeder line located at Seminary Hills has abruptly developed a technical snag (non-operational) following its old gear arrangement today, resulting in low pressure & no water supply from Pande-Lay out feeder to many areas of Laxmi Nagar zone.
The Nagpur Municipal Corporation and Orange City Water has planned to repair this huge 1100 mm dia valve by taking an emergency shutdown on November 9 (Monday) from 10 am onwards till 6 pm.
As per technical experts, it will take almost 8 to 10 hours time to repair the huge valve, during this period water supply to below mentioned areas shall remain affected as well as there will be no tanker supply from ESR’s in these affected areas will be possible.
ESR’s affected following emergency shutdown are:
Dharampeth Zone: Riffle Line DMA, Futala DMA, Ram Nagar ESR, Ram Nagar GSR: Seminary Hills ESR- & Seminary Hills GSR
Laxmi Nagar zone: Pratap Nagar ESR, Khamla ESR, Laxminagar Old ESR- Takli Sim ESR, GayatriNagar, Jaitala ESR
GandhiBagh Zone: Killa Mahal ESR, SitaBuldi Fort I & II ESRs
Chinchbhavan Command area:- Manish Nagar, New Manish Nagar, Shyam Nagar, Jai Durga Soc-1,2,3,4,5,6, Shilpa Society, Chiranjivi Nagar, Ingole Nagar, Jai Hind soc, Balpande layout Chinch Bhavan NIT Command area
Gittikhadan Command Area:- Jafar Nagar, Borgaon, Kutubshah Nagar, Dashrath Nagar, Pension Nagar, Adarsh Colony, Sadikabad Colony, Gandhi Layout, Ayappa Nagar, Mankapur area, Utthan Nagar, Indrayani Nagar, Barde Nagar
NMC-OCW have appealed to people from Laxmi Nagar, Dharampeth, Gandhibagh, and Gittikhadan, ChinchBhavan ESR areas to store sufficient drinking water for their use.