The authorities plugged the breach with a mild steel pipeline. To ensure that air lock never disrupted the supply again, the pumping of all the four motors were done in a phased manner since morning. Officials said that the pumped water from Pilloor was expected to reach all the Corporation distribution reservoirs latest by Monday morning and after loading the reservoirs, the authorities were confident of ensuring a streamlined drinking water supply to all the households in the Pilloor served areas from Tuesday morning.
Mar 17, 2009
After plugging the breach in the main pipeline of the Pilloor water supply scheme at Veerapandi pirivu, the Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (TWAD) authorities commenced the pumping of water from Monday morning.