Odisha Govt Takes Steps To Resolve Drinking Water Problem In 4 Towns

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has decided to implement supervisory control and data acquisition (SCDA) to ensure uninterrupted drinking water supply at 4 towns in Cuttack, Angul and Puri districts.

According to a release from Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), the problems faced by people in getting drinking water at Athgarh and Narsinghpur in Cuttack district, Athmallik in Angul and Pipli in Puri were reviewed at a high-level meeting.

It was decided to complete the under-construction pipe water supply projects at Narsinghpur and Athgarh. Besides, the quality of construction work was also stressed.

The meeting also decided to take urgent steps to resolve the problems in pipe water supply projects in Pipili after complaints were received about theft of water at some points of the project.

In order to ensure seamless pipe water supply in rural areas, it was decided to imlement Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA). It would detect the errors in the supply system from the projects and find ways to resolve those.

5(T) secretary VK Pandian and chief secretary of Panchayatiraj and Drinking Water department Sushil Kumar Lohani and other senior officers attended the meeting.

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