Water supply in Srinagar areas to remain affected

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SRINAGAR — The authorities on Saturday said the water supply in several areas of Srinagar will remain affected on March 14 due to the cleaning of a service reservoir.

According to a notice, as per the news agency KNO, the service reservoir having a capacity of 15 lakh gallons is to be cleaned and in this regard, many areas will not get water supply from 10:00 AM on March 14 to 06:00 AM on March 15.

The areas where water supply will be affected include Chanapora, Natipora, Baghat, Rawalpora, Rambagh, Hafta Chinar, Tulsi Bagh, Gogji Bagh, Wazir Bagh, Solina, Jawahar Nagar, Rajbagh, Humhama and adjacent areas.

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Water supply to several parts of Srinagar has got disrupted after damage to pipes near TRC even as authorities said restoration work was going on.

An official told the news agency KNO that the pipeline had got accidentally damaged last night due to the ongoing work taken up under the Srinagar Smart City project. He said men and machinery have been mobilized and are on work to restore the water supply.

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The water supply has got affected in areas like Lal Chowk, Khayam, Rajbagh, Khanyar, Safakadal and several other areas.

The official said the water supply will be restored within a few hours.

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