The consultants would suggest creation of district metered areas to improve water distribution network, achieving better water pressure management, less contamination and less leakages among others.
This will also lead to a reduction in the non-revenue water connections, which are as high as 47 per cent in Delhi.
The Delhi Jal Board is supplying potable water to Delhi residents. Presently the DJB supply is about 900 million gallons per day (MGD) water through approximately 1,400 km of transmission and distribution network, an official statement said.
Also, in a major relief to the residents who have unauthorized water connections and want to get a regular one at a nominal rate, the board has extended the deadline of the scheme (regularization of Domestic/Commercial unauthorized water connection) for the purpose till June 30.
The board approved the extension of the scheme of regularization of unauthorized water connection at a nominal amount of Rs 500 per connection for domestic consumers and Rs 1,500 for commercial/industrial connections till June 30.
The board, among other decisions, also accorded approval to various projects to bring about an overall improvement in the waste water management system and treatment of sewage aimed at cleaning the Yamuna river.
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