Srinagar, Apr 13: Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department Kashmir on Wednesday said that water supply in all the affected areas of Srinagar and outskirts will be restored by the evening.
“The team is on job. We are expecting to restore the supply by 5 pm in all the affected areas. In case there was a delay, it will be restored by 8 PM anyhow,” Ishfaq Ahmad Mir, Executive Engineer Master Plan division Srinagar said.
On 9th April, the PHE Department Kashmir issued an advisory and announced that the water supply would remain affected on April 12 and April 13 in several areas of the city.
“The laying of 1200 mm raw water pipeline has become mandatory and in this regard, the water supply would remain affected on April 12 (Tuesday) and April 13 (Wednesday) from 10 am to 8 pm,” the order reads.
The areas that are affected as per advisory included; Malshahibagh, Zakura, Gulabbagh, Alesteng, Shuhama, Hadoora, Chaterhama, Khilamula, Basarbagh, Habak, Naseem Bagh, Pandach, Buchpora, Soura, Anchar, Behloochipora, Zoonimar, Nowshehra, Bagh-e-Ali Mardan Khan, Zadibal, Hawal, Alamgari Bazar, Rajouri Kadal, Elaqa Nalahmar, Nawa Kadal, Bohri Kadal, Nowhatta, Lal Bazar, Hazratbal, Sadrahbal, Nigeen, Saida Kadal, Karan Nagar, Chattabal, Kawdara, Eidgah, Maharaj Gunj, Zaina Kadal, Noorbagh, Saidapora, Bemina, Firdousabad Batamaloo, Qamarwari, Zainakote, Noorabad, Umarabad and adjacent areas.