Panchkula: Like in previous years, Panchkula residents are this year on course to putting up with water shortage and over dirty water issue as Panchkula Sector 12 A Rally village has been facing all these problems from past many months.
Residents of Sector 12 A Rally village are up in arms over the Municipal Corporation not being able to put an end to the contamination of their drinking water by sewage. Despite lodging the complaints with the civic body earlier also, residents say the drinking water supply continues to smell foul and is muddy.
From around three months the residents of Rally village has been facing various problems regarding dirty water supply further to which they have to visit the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) but to no avail. However some residents are complaining of dirty water supply, but on the same time some are complaining that they are not getting water supply and are facing crisis from past few months. Also people reeling under dirty water supply stated that they are drinking the dirty water by boiling it first or are managing water from nearby locality.Lily Bawa, Sector 12, Municipal Councillor on this issue said, “People here in rally village are facing water problems from the past few months following which we have taken the issue to the authorities and according to them the issue will be resolved in a couple of days.”
Meanwhile following this issue, around 200 families who are living there are sustaining with their day to day activity by fetching water from nearby locality. Also the local people stated that due to the dirty water supply in the area, around half of a dozen people faced several health issues including jaundice last month.
Mohan Singh, Junior Engineer, HUDA said, “There is a problem in the drinking water pipeline at the locality following which the drinking water supplied in the locality is dirty following breakage underground. The issue will be resolved within two days as the work has been started there.”
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