Dwarka Forum takes up water woes of the sub-city with DJB officials
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Dwarka Forum takes up water woes of the sub-city with DJB officials

DF office-bearers handed a letter to the officials on issues over the supply.

Dwarka Forum takes up water woes of the sub-city with DJB officials

Dwarka: The Dwarka Forum (DF) took up with Delhi Jal Board (DJB) officials several issues related to water supply in a meeting held at Delhi Jal Board office. The issues ranged from timing of water supply in various sectors to low water pressure in some CGHS societies, rusted pipes of water line and chocked sewer lines in some areas. 

Organised by the governing body of the DF, the meeting was attended by Satish Kumar, Executive Engineer (C) and Mukesh Kumar, zonal revenue officer, DJB on February 15.

The DF handed over a letter to the officials on various issues confronting the Sub-City pertaining to the water supply. 

It was also decided that the Dwarka Forum and the DJB will jointly conduct a survey of the Sub-City by visiting a few sites of water leakage and choked sewer lines. The DF-DJB team will also visit the societies having low water pressure. 

As regards odd timings of water supply in some sectors, the DJB promised to look into the matter and take it up with concerned senior officials. 

The DF also discussed issues related to revenue department ranging from delay in issue of water bills particularly to residential plotted areas and a few DDA pockets, implementation of rebate policy for all such consumers, to whom water bills were not issued by the DJB after taking over from the DDA. 

The DJB informed that all pending water bills are being issued as per the ongoing rebate policy but after installation of water meters by the residents with due intimation to the DJB.  The jal board also shared complete details of current rebate policy and current policy/ procedure for new water connections.

On the request of the DF, the DJB provided the sector-wise detailed list of command tanks and officials deputed with their contact numbers.  The governing body shared the feedback received from various residents with officials of DJB.