Kolkata, Mar 25 (PTI) A major technical snag at Garden Reach water treatment plant, which had affected water supply in some parts of the city, was today partially restored.
Kolkata Municipal Corporation Mayor Sovan Chatterjee told reporters that phase-one pump of the treatment plant burst and three pumps were submerged late last night, causing the disruption in supply.
However, KMC employees worked all night, in presence of the Mayor, to fix the valve of the pump and drained out the accumulated water.
“The other two pumps are working, and hence water supply was partially restored in areas like Behala, Maheshtala, Pujali, Budge Budge during the day. Supply was not affected in areas like Jadavpur and Tollygunje, as apprehended earlier,” he said.
Other pumping stations in and around the city were also pressed into action to supply water to the affected areas.
Chatterjee said normal water supply would be restored in the affected areas in another two to three days.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.