Monday, August 18, 2014

Official team inspects Gangtok water supply pipeline

GANGTOK, 14 Aug: The Secretary, Land Revenue & Disaster Management Department, along with the Chief Engineer, Divisional Engineer, Assistant Engineer of Public Health & Engineering Department (PHED) and Deputy Secretary, Land Revenue & Disaster Management inspected the Gangtok water supply pipeline from Selep Tank to Rateychu up to 8th Mile today.
A press release informs that the inspection was carried out to assess the damages along the pipeline owing to the incessant rainfall in the past few days. The State Relief Commissioner cum Secretary directed officials of PHED to carry out the necessary restoration works immediately.
The team came across numerous landslides which may disrupt free flow of water supply, the release mentions.
The Commissioner has appealed to the general public of Gangtok to use potable water judiciously and help the department to provide sufficient water to all.

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