To begin with, water production at the Chandrawal, Wazirabad and Okhla water treatment plants, WTPs had irrevocably dropped down by around 25% on Monday on narration of exhausting water levels in the Yamuna, in accordance to the Delhi Jal Board.
For instance, a declaration from the DJB stated that the water level at the Wazirabad pond had dropped down to 669.40 ft, against a traditional standard of approximately 674.50 ft. The volume at the pond has fallen further from 671.80 ft on May 12. According to the statement, Haryana’s dismissal of raw water had also reduced. The water supply will probably be overwhelmed from Tuesday morning onwards until the pond volume ameliorates.
The disruption caused in three plants, likely to result in water supply hit
Moreover, a disordering in mass production at these three plants means that provision to several parts of the city will be disordered. Probably it is to be affected in regions under the New Delhi Metropolitan Council, Delhi Cantt, Patel Nagar, Karol Bagh, Civil Lines, Paharganj, Tughlakabad, Model Town, Punjabi Bagh, Burari, Greater Kailash, Kamla Nagar, Shakti Nagar, Prahladpur, Jahangirpuri and Moolchand.
The river runs dry and is expectedly to hit water production when demand is high during the prime season.
In conclusion, the river is dried, and water proffering at Chandrawal, Wazirabad, and Okhla has plummeted by around 25%-30%. The current level of the Wazirabad pond, approximately 669 ft, has been truncated so far this year. The water being released from Haryana is less,” a higher-ranking official of the DJB said. “The quantity of water being discharged is less, directly into the river and through the other sources. Rush on is higher in the summer, and the reservoir is now inflated with the river drying up,” the official added.