Dwarka: Faulty storm water drains become nuisance at Metro View Apartments

By City Spidey
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Posted: Nov 23, 2018

The residents are having tough time in managing the storm water drains at of Metro View Apartments in Dwarka. The RWA of the society said that the drains have become chocked with stagnation of water and silt.

The RWA said that the faulty design of the drain is causing the problem. They shared that they always find it difficult to clean the drain properly.

President of the RWA, Vinod Rawat said, “The sewer lines from each blocks cross from the storm water drains. The pipe of sewer blocks the storm water drains. As a result, silt accumulates at that point. It is also very difficult to clean the drain. We have raised the issue to the concerned agency but they never looked into it.”

Rawat added that there are as many as 40 points in the society where sewer pipes cross the storm water drain.

The RWA also pointed towards other faults in storm water drains. They said that the drains were also having dead-ends at some places. Encroachment over drains also makes proper maintenance of drains very difficult.

“We have brought the subject in the notice of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) but they have not done anything. The area Councillor does not respond to the matter,” they said.

The RWA had earlier tried to solve the problem at their level. But, they were not able to do so because of large amount of tender.

Assistant secretary of RWA, SC Dogra said “After being fed up with the response of corporation, we tried to clean the drain through our own fund. But, the demand of contractor was out of our budge. This is sad that the concerned agency is not taking interest. They should think over it.”

City Spidey contacted the Mayor of SDMC, Narendra Chawla over the matter. He assured to look into the subject. He said that he would visit the society and meet the RWA. “I have a plan to take a round of Dwarka. In that, I would visit Metro View Apartments to know the subject and find its solution.”

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