Efforts being made to restore the water supply after Mumbai Water supply was hit by heavy rainfall

by Web Desk | Published: 18 Jul 2021

Mumbai Water supply was hit by Heavy Rainfall, Efforts being made to Restore the Water Supply
After the ceaseless overnight rains in Mumbai, twenty-five lost their lives because of the collapses triggered by landslides, due to which there was serious water logging and disruption of suburban train services and vehicular traffic in the financial capital on Sunday, stated the officials. As the filtration and pumping plants at Bhandup Water Purification Complex had to be closed because of the flooding following the ceaseless rains, the water supply in the overall city of Mumbai was hit on Sunday.
 
This was informed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) citizens through Twitter and the corporation also asked the citizens to consume the water after boiling it. The suburban train service was also stopped by the Western Railway and Central Railway in Mumbai briefly after the heavy rains, and many long-distance trains were terminated or regulated at various stations, officials said. “The filtration and drainage plants at Bhandup Water Purification Complex has to be closed as there was a flood in the complex due to heavy rain. Efforts are being made to restore the water supply. Due to this, there will be water shortage for the Mumbaikars,” stated the Greater Mumbai Municipal Corporation.
 
There has been damaged in the plant’s master control centre as the city saw heavy downpour taken place last night and also early morning today. “This tragedy happened because of the heavy rainfall which took place last night. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is on check on whether or not the systems at the control centre that are waterlogged are functional. After checking the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will resume the water supply,” stated the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).