DELHI:EROS TIMES: Chief Minister and Chairman Delhi Jal Board (DJB) Arvind Kejriwal on Friday visited the Malviya Nagar Water Services (MNWS) to take a review of the project.
The Chief Minister was briefed by the officials of the DJB and MNWS on the facility and the work they do.
The project was started in 2013 on PPP Model on a pilot basis to improve the efficiency of water network under Malviya Nagar UGR command area.
The command area has five assembly constituencies under it, viz., Malviya Nagar, Greater Kailash, Ambedkar Nagar, Chhatarpur and Mehrauli.
The MNWS submitted to the Chief Minister that they have total area of 14 sq. Km with a network of 219 kilometres covering 3.82 lakh population.
The total number of metered connection in the area was reported to be 43087 and the area was divided under 9-District Metering Areas (DMAs).
He was briefed that the project has benefitted the area by hugely increasing the coverage, no complaints of contamination, increase in revenue, huge number of house service connections achieved, water saved by detecting leakages and the system was better monitored.
The Chief Minister also visited the scientific monitoring system, SCADA – Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition, of the centre from where it controls everything.
The centre monitors flow, level, pressure, water quality, residual chlorine, conductivity & turbidity through the system. The Cm was told that the system was equipped with alarm annunciator to keep the parameters within limits.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by the DJB Vice Chairman Dinesh Mohania, MLA Somnath Bharti, MLA Kartar Singh Tanwar, MLA Ajay Dutt and MLA Naresh Yadav.