Mumbai to face 10% water cut for 2 weeks starting Saturday

Mumbai to face 10% water cut for 2 weeks starting Saturday
Representational Image. Courtesy: Vicky Nanjappa

Parts of Mumbai will face a 10 percent water cut for two weeks – from March 25 till April 2 – as Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to carry out the valve installation work.

The cut will be in wards including ward A (Colaba, Churchgate), C (Bhuleshwar, Pydhonie), D (Tardeo, Girgaum, Walkeshwar), G/South (Worli, Lower Parel, Prabhadevi) and G/North wards (Dadar, Mahim, Shivaji Park).

In addition, all wards of western suburbs (from Bandra to Dahisar) and L, N, S wards in eastern suburbs which comprises of parts of Kurla, Ghatkopar and Bhandup will also face a water cut.

The cut would be necessitated owing to work of installing a valve on Gundavali-Kapurbawadi-Bhandup water supply tunnel at Kapurbawadi and Bhandup Complex.

The civic body has, meanwhile, requested citizens to store sufficient amount of water in advance and co-operate with the administration.

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