Ammonia levels rises in Yamuna river, water shortage in many areas

Oct 30 2020 01:41 PM
Ammonia levels rises in Yamuna river, water shortage in many areas

Due to the increase in the level of ammonia in Yamuna water, there has been a shortage of water in many areas of the capital since Thursday evening. Even on Friday morning water came very low, due to which people had to face difficulty. Delhi Jal Board has demanded from the people of the areas where water supply is affected, that they should not use the water for drinking or cooking purposes. Jal Board says that the amount of ammonia in the water is causing damage to the body. Due to the increase in ammonia level in the Yamuna river, work is being done in the refining plant and Sonia Vihar water purification plant. Due to this, the supply of water is going to be disrupted. To avoid trouble, people have to store water and spend it according to the need, so that there is no problem.

In many areas of Delhi, people will have to face drinking water shortage for a few more days. Many water plants in Delhi have to be closed due to an increase in the amount of ammonia in the Yamuna river. Due to which the water shortage in Delhi is increasing. With the closure of Chandrawal and Wazirabad plants, there has been a shortage of 200 million MGD. According to the information received, the quantity of ammonia in the Yamuna river has increased due to the release of polluted water from the industrial areas of Haryana.

Water supply was disrupted in many areas of Delhi on Friday morning due to rising levels of ammonia in the Yamuna river. Officials of Delhi Jal Board say that the upper Ganga canal is closed for the annual repair work and the level of ammonia in the Yamuna river has increased. Due to this, water is not being supplied from Bhagirathi water treatment plant and Sonia Vihar water treatment plant on Friday morning.

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