Landslide disrupts water supply, 24×7 restoration works on: EE

By A O News Service

ITANAGAR, May 23: Capital city Itanagar visibly bore the impacts of Amphan Cyclone as torrential rains triggered landslides in Nitivihar tri-junction damaged main water supply lines including of 200 and 400 mm dia sizes catering to  this township on Saturday morning.

PHE&WS division executive engineer Tadar Mangku told this over telephone that men and machines have been deployed for restoration but the heavy damages caused may take six-seven days’ time for total restoration, but water tankers would be pressed into service in all affected areas for the people not to face water crisis.

The road to the ministerial colony has been sealed and works have been continuing non-stop under police protection, he said.

On being informed Capital Complex deputy commissioner Komkar Dulom and SP Tumme Amo inspected the spot before deploying cops, he said, adding Agriculture, Horticulture, AH & DD Ministe Tage Taki, who lives nearby also inspected the spot and energized the workers to work in greater interest of the affected residents.

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