Cavers cannot be removed in the mainhole: Jalandhar Municipal Corporation officials said- need to buy new machines with the recruitment of sewerman
- 4:23 PM August 4, 2022
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Jalandhar Municipal Corporation's Water Supply and Sewerage Disposal Adhoc Committee meeting was held on Thursday. Actually, problems are standing in front of Jalandhar Municipal Corporation. The streets are filled with water in the rain. The sewerage system fails. There are water logging in many mohallas. The settlement of these problems was discussed in the meeting.
In the meeting, on questions related to sewerage cleaning, officials said that the streets in the city are tight. There cannot be big supersacry machines. On this, a councilor said that the sewerage should be cleaned with the sewerman. On this, officials said that no sewerman can be landed in manhole under the Supreme Court order and Manual Scavenger Act 2013.
Officers said that the court orders that sewerage cleaning was done by machines only Go Jet machines that Jalandhar Municipal Corporation are old are old and do not work. New machines should be ordered to clean sewerage in narrow streets. On this, the committee chairman ordered to start the process of purchasing new machines.
Earlier raising the issue of sewerage in the meeting, Councilor Radhika said that the problem of sewerage in her ward was not solved. Juneja said that sewerage complaints in cities like Ludhiana and Amritsar do not reach the top and the JE-SDO is resolved at the level itself. This is not the case in Jalandhar.
He said that sewerage maintenance work has not started in many wards. Councilor Bachan Lal said that 69 inch sewerage comes out of his area. Pipe jams remain all the time. People are upset but no solution is coming out.
8 will not be overflow problem
On the questions of councilors, SDO Gagan Luthra said that 2 STP plants of 150 MLD in Folhadiwal Are engaged Both plants are running from the entire capacity. There is more water coming from the capacity in the sewer. In Folhadiwal itself, a new STP with 50 MLD capacity is ready. This plant will start on August 8. After that the problem of sewer overflow will be eliminated to a great extent.
2-3 in many wards, 2-3 and not a single sewerman
the recitation of Amritsar-Ludhiana for sewerage cleaning by councilors On giving, officials said that there are eight to nine sewermen in every ward. In comparison, Jalandhar has two to three sewermen. There are some wards where there is not a single sewerman. Officers stated the need to recruit a new sewerman in Jalandhar so that the sewerage cleaning and maintenance could be done on time. Told that the operation and maintenance contract for tubewells supplying water in the city wards is only till August 7. If the contract is over after August 7, then people may face problems of drinking water. Therefore, before August 7, the tender should be taken out and a new contract should be given. Junior engineers made it clear that they have no arrangement to operate tubewells at the end of the contract. Apart from Radhika Pathak, Rajinder Juneja, in -charge of O&M Branch, Executive Engineer, SDO and Junior Engineer were also present.Read more: Accused of keeping a young man alive in Morchari, commotion: Family was taken to the district hospital in the accident, the family, stone pelting