Sri.M.Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB inspected on-going repair works on 1800mm dia ‘A’ Main at NTR Gardens on 24th Saturday 2016.

He said new pipes are being laid and would be completed as soon as possible.

He said the Dehli based TTI consulting Engineers firm has flown the CCTV equipment and started the work of assessing the condition of 1800mm dia ‘A’ sewer Main. The equipment uses ‘Profiling’ method to asses the condition and the presence of silt in the pipeline.

He said 4 teams headed by General Managers(Engg.) each have been constuituted for monitoring 600mm dia and above sized sewer mains viz., K&S Main(Kukatpally to Secunderabad),  ‘A’ Main(Kukatpally to GHMC Head Office Surplus Nala) SIS, NIS Mains in Old City as a precautionary measure and to ensure that the lines are in proper condition.

HMWSSB is providing potable water after adequate disinfection. As a precautionary measure the chlorine dosage is also increased to maintain sufficient residual chlorine at tail end consumers during the rainy season.

The number of samples for residual chlorine is also increased to double quantity ie from 2300 to 4500 per day by engaging additional sample takers for proper monitoring.

Further, 6 lakh chlorine tablets are procured and being distributed to all O&M Divisions to distribute in slums and water logged areas people to prevent any water borne diseases.