Indirapuram: The residents of Supertech Icon in Nyan Khand 1 in Indirapuram are riled with the issue of waterlogging. Residents share that every monsoon, for the last five years, the road near their housing society gets waterlogged, posing several problems. Residents allege that despite regular complaints, the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) is doing little to solve their problems.
After the rain on June 30, 2022, while many enjoyed relief from the heat, it became an added nuisance for the residents of Supertech Icon as the main approach road got waterlogged. The water has cleared now but the residents are afraid of a similar fate whenever it rains again.
Residents also mention additional issues that arise from waterlogging. They share that whenever it rains, the rainwater mixes with sewer water, spreading a foul odour throughout society. This creates unsanitary conditions that can be a potential health risk for residents.
Manoj K Thakur, President of RWA, Supertech Icon society says, "Every monsoon, water comes up to knees in front of our society. Each year, we request Ghaziabad Development Authority and Municipal Corporation (MC) to take care of this issue but no one responds. We have also requested and written a letter to the assistant engineer, GDA, Arvind Kumar, regarding this issue."
Anshuman Bose, the general secretary of the society says, "Our society is 12 years old and we have been dealing with water logging issues during the monsoon for the past 5 to 6 years. During the initial years, the civil authorities used to clear water with the help of a machine. However, for the past 5-6 years, no actions have been taken."
Bose further adds, "We also face waterlogging on regular days. There is a dairy behind our society which dumps its waste in the sewer line, sometimes resulting in overflowing. We are fed up with this foul odour."
Aashi Bhel, a resident of Supertech icon society says, "Waterlogging can affect the health of our children and cause water-borne diseases. It is high time that the authorities do something."
CitySpidey tried reaching out to the Ghaziabad Development Authority but they were unresponsive. We will update the story when we get a reply.