There are total 90 wards in Meerut Municipal Corporation area. Out of which 31 wards have Ganga water supply system. These wards are fully covered with water supply. Whereas in 59 wards the medium of water supply is tube wells. Of these, there are 20 wards in which 34 percent of the water line is not laid.
Meerut, Jagran Correspondent. There are total 90 wards in the Municipal Corporation area. Out of which 31 wards have Ganga water supply system. These wards are fully covered with water supply. Whereas in 59 wards the medium of water supply is tube wells. Out of these, about 20 wards are such that 34 percent of them do not have a drinking water line. 86 percent of the water demand in the city is met through tube wells. According to the wards, about 65 percent of the population is such, which is waiting for Gangajal. Kankarkheda, Ganganagar, Shastri Nagar, Jagriti Vihar, Medical Area, Major Dhyan Chand Nagar, Mohkampur to Shatabdinagar, Partapur area around Delhi Road are completely deprived of Ganga water supply.
water supply at a glance
-268 MLD drinking water demand is presently in the municipal area.
-17,28000 population is presently in Municipal Corporation area.
There is a capacity to supply 100 MLD of Ganga water at Jhal’s water treatment plant in Bhola.
-35 MLD Gangajal is being supplied at present from 100 MLD Water Treatment Plant.
-324 MLD drinking water production capacity is of total 169 tube wells.
-233 MLD drinking water is being supplied at present from 157 tube wells.
There are 64 overhead tanks (water tanks) in the total corporation area.
There are -15 total tankers for water supply.-100 tankers There is water supply in the city on an average per month.
At present there are 2.70 lakh buildings in the municipal corporation area.
There are -1,77,952 tap connections in Municipal Corporation area.
Drinking water pipeline is present in 66 percent municipal area.
Drinking water pipeline is not present in 34 percent municipal area.
Ward wise water supply status
Ganga water supply circuit house from underground reservoir in -05 ward.
Ganga water supply from Sharma Memorial underground reservoir in -07 ward.
Ganga water supply in -07 ward from Vikaspuri underground reservoir.
-12 ward Ganga water supply from underground reservoir in townhall complex.
Water supply from tube wells in 59 ward.
– The supply of Ganga water from underground reservoirs (Bachha Park, Nauchandi, Golakua and Shastrinagar Sector-12) is not yet operational.
To increase the supply of Ganga water, four underground reservoirs are ready to be commissioned soon. With their commissioning, about 50 percent area will get Ganga water supply. But for the rest, new underground reservoirs will have to be built. City water balance plan has been prepared. which has been sent to the government. In this plan, a plan has been made to ensure 100% supply of Ganga water in the city.