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Water purification centre starts operation in Dhading

Himalayan News Service

Dhading, September 4

Purified water is being supplied to consumers after processing at water purification centres in Gajuri Rural Municipality, Dhading.

Water purification technology was implemented by the Drinking Water and Sanitation Division Office, Dhading, to distribute water to locals in line with the government policy.

The water purification project was brought into operation to ease supply of pure drinking water.

Engineer Herakaji Maharjan at the division office said the office had offered Rs 10.29 million along with technical support for the project. Ward No 1 Chair Raj Kumar Pandit said local consumers had contributed Rs 2.5 8 million as well as donated labour for the water purification project.

Purified water is being supplied though 557 taps under the project. The metre system was implemented in all government offices and households, among other places. Four persons were also appointed to regulate water supply at the project.

Meanwhile, Gajuri Drinking Water and Sanitation Consumer Committee Manager Sunita Pandey said water was channeled from seven kilometres away to the processing centre for purification and distribution. The committee has fixed minimum of Rs 90 for 10,000 litres of water.

 


A version of this article appears in print on September 05, 2018 of The Himalayan Times.


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