Kolkata: Vast area of south Kolkata has been deprived from purified drinking water service on Saturday. The repairing work in many places hampered the water service.
Garden Reach Pumping system has been stopped from 10 am on Saturday. So the fresh water service would not be available in major part of south Kolkata. According to Kolkata Municipal Corporation, valve transplant, repairing, connecting pipelines and others maintainnce work will go in Garden Reach drinking water supply station.
Most of the water pumping station in South Kolkata gets water from Garden Reach Pumping station. So, Kalighat, Chetla, Parnasree, Bansdroni, Golfgreen, Ranikuthi, Garden Reach, Garfa including Garfa Maidan, Senpally, small pumping station of Prafullanagar will run out of water.
According to KMC, the repairing will be finished within 24 hours. Drinking water service will run properly from Sunday.