Parts of Mumbai to face water cuts during weekendMay 26, 2023 17:42
Parts of Mumbai will face water cuts for more than 24 hours this weekend due to pipeline repair work, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Friday.
The civic body in a release said the pipeline repair work in Dadar area in central Mumbai will affect water supply to G-South and G-North civic wards from 8 am on May 27 to 10 pm on May 28.
Areas such as Mahim, Matunga (west), parts of Dadar (west), Delisle Road, Prabhadevi, Lower Parel, Satrasta, and Dhobi Ghat among other localities will face water cuts during different times, the release said.
The repair work will be undertaken at the junction of Senapati Bapat Marg and Kakasaheb Gadgil Marg in Dadar to plug a leak at the 1450 mm diameter Tanasa pipeline, the BMC said.
In order to find the exact location of the leak, it is necessary to shut the water supply from the pipeline for 26 hours from 8 am on Saturday, it said.
Once the leak is found, the pipeline will be patched and rivets will be replaced, it added. -- PTI