Continuing with its efforts to make people aware of ways to conserve water, the Delhi Jal Board organised a workshop in IIT Engineers Apartments (Sector 10) on Friday evening.
People from various societies attended the workshop in which experts from the water board explained about rainwater harvesting through lectures and powerpoint presentations.
Talking to City Spidey, executive engineer of DJB, KS Shukla said, "In view of monsoon, we are organising such workshops to sensitise the general public. The response was good as the people who attended it got really curious to know more about the ways to save water."
"Besides, we have asked people to avail our services to adopt water conservation and reuse wastewater," he added.
During the workshop, people suggested the officials of the water board take necessary steps to make societies adopt and develop rainwater harvesting systems across the area.
SS Goel of IIT Engineers Apartments asked the DJB officials about the problems and maintenance in having a proper rainwater harvesting system. He added that the board must keep a vigil and ensure that all the societies have this system and that too functional.
General secretary of Studio Apartments Sector 16B, Ramesh Mumukshu shared with the officials about the pathetic condition of water harvesting systems inside DDA pockets across Dwarka. He asked the officials concerned to look into the matter.
Munish Kundra from Brahma Apartments asked the officials to make the system smooth so that community could use treated water of sewage plants for horticulture purpose.
People on the occasion also said that DJB must act against those who violate the set norms.