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NDMC to set up 97 rain water harvesting pits

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Municipal Council (NDMC) is likely to set up 97 rain water harvesting (RWH) pits in the area by the August end.

The pits, having the storage capacity of 1700 cubic metre of water, will be commissioned at Chankya Puri, Sarojini Nagar and Gole Market areas at a cost of Rs 320 lakh.

According to NDMC chairperson Naresh Kumar, the location for setting up of the RWH pits were decided after consultation with Central Ground Water Board.

He said that the setting up of these pits would help to ease the water scarcity problem in the NDMC area and more such arrangements would be made in the different localities of

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, May 14 2017. 19:57 IST