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Steps to solve water woes in North Goa

In a bid to tide over water crisis faced by Goa`s north district, 20 million litres per day (MLD) capacity would be added to its water treatment plant.



Panaji: In a bid to tide over water crisis
faced by Goa`s north district, 20 million litres per day (MLD)
capacity would be added to its water treatment plant.

Public Works Department Minister Churchill Alemao today
said 20 MLD water capacity would be added to Assnora water
treatment plant by May 25.
"This will solve the water scarcity faced by entire North
Goa," Alemao said adding that 15 MLD was the shortage for the
entire district.

The minister today said additional 30 MLD would be added
to the treatment plant in next four months.

The minister was at the receiving end during the recent
Assembly session after Opposition said the water scarcity was
a result of private water tankers lobby bribing the government
officials.

Later, Alemao had transferred all the officers attached
to his department who were allegedly involved in this.

Meanwhile, the PWD has also decided to lay underground
cables near water treatment plants to avoid constant tripping
of electricity.
PTI

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