MD, HMWSSB, Dr. B. Janardhan Reddy has reviewed the water supply status and the ongoing project works and other issues with all the Directors of the Board on 16.11.2015. The status report of each item as below is provided for press release.

1.   Full commission of Krishna Phase-III project:

 Krishna Phase-III project was commissioned for 45 Mgd during April 2015. The balance 45 Mgd was delayed due to certain Hon’ble Court directions for laying of pipeline near Ramanaidu Studio. After court clearance, on war footing basis the work was completed as per the committed programme by 15 November 2015 and trial run for scouring and testing is taken up on 16 November 2015 and release of 45 Mgd water to public will commence in two days to Prashasan nagar reservoir. It improves the supplies in Khairtabad, Lingampally, Jubilee Hills and Sanath Nagar constituency areas. 

 2.   Godavari Phase-I:

 The main project from Murmur, Yellampally barriage to Ghanpur at Shameerpet is under trial run. The water reached upto WTP at Mallaram. Being it is a large diameter, taken up under EPC, as per experts advise, duly taking all the required precautions the trial run is in progress.

 The ring main project from Shameerpet to Lingampally MBR, except three gaps at railway crossing, Gundlapochampally 55 RMT, along NH, Medchal 74 RMT and along NH 9 near KPHB 60 RMT the entire length of 37.83 Kms is completed. These three gaps are programmed for completion in one week time. It is first programmed to commission Godavari Ring main 1 project to supply water to Qutubullapur, Kukatpally, Serilingampally areas immediately by making required junction works which are in progress. In view of dead storage drawls from Manjeera/Singur reservoirs, its command areas of Lingampally, Kukatpally, Serilingampally will be supplemented with Godavari water.

 3.   Godavari Ring Main-II:

 The ring main- II project from Ghanpur to Sainikpuri, there are two gaps at defence area and near Ghanpur reservoir. The works are in brisk progress at these locations with 450 RMT gap at defence area and 90 RMT gap near Ghanpur reservoir which are programmed for completion in 10 days time.

 4.   Additional Power Charges:

 On commissioning of balance 45 Mgd from Krishna Phase-III and Godavari Phase-I for 50% capacity i.e., 86 Mgd, the power bills of HMWSSB are likely to be increased by 25 crores in addition to the normal bills of 45 crores payable to electricity department. The Board is appealing all the customers for making prompt payments of their water bills in order to sustain the water supply from source to distribution. In this regard top 100 defaulters section wise will be pursued by the concerned GMs/DGMs/Managers of the respective areas.

 While commissioning, Godavari Phase-I, Managing Director, HMWSSB desired to provide incentives to all the employees to motivate them to render good services to the citizens of Hyderabad.