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Water supply to be affected in parts of Delhi today due to rise in ammonia level in Yamuna river

Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has advised the public to make judicious use of water and water tankers shall be available on-demand in certain areas.

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Water supply to be affected in parts of Delhi today due to rise in ammonia level in Yamuna river
DJB said the water supply will be affected in several parts of Delhi due to the rise in ammonia concentration in Yamuna (Image Source: IANS)
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The water supply will be affected in several parts of the national capital in the morning and evening hours today. On Saturday, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) issued a statement saying the water supply would be affected in several parts of Delhi on Sunday due to the rise in ammonia concentration and high algae in the Yamuna river.

The spike in ammonia levels in the Yamuna has largely hit the water production at three main water treatment plants - Wazirabad, Chandrawal and Okhla.

The areas that will be affected include Civil Lines, Hindu Rao Hospital and adjoining areas, Kamala Nagar, Shakti Nagar, and adjoining areas, Karol Bagh, Pahar Ganj, and NDMC areas, Old and New Rajinder Nagar, Patel Nagar (East and West), Baljeet Nagar, Prem Nagar, Inderpuri and adjoining area, Ramleela ground, Delhi Gate, Subhash Park, Model Town, Gulabi bagh, Punjabi Bagh, Jahangirpuri, Moolchand, South Extn, Greater Kailash, Burari and adjoining areas, parts of Cantonment areas and South Delhi. 

Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has advised the public to make judicious use of water and water tankers shall be available on-demand in certain areas.

On June 16, Lt Governor Anil Baijal reviewed the water supply situation in the national capital as well as steps being taken to augment domestic supply in the city. He also apprised himself of projected requirements and required supply of water from other states.

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