Now, Delhi will become self-sufficient in the matter of drinking water

New Delhi : Due to the huge difference in demand and supply of water, drinking water crisis is a major problem in Delhi. But Delhi will not be dependent on other states for drinking water needs. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that in the matter of water Delhi will be self-reliant. For this, the government has prepared a three-tier work plan.Storage of flood water in underground reservoirs, increasing the ground water level in the various parts of the capital by increasing the ground water level, and sewage collection of water in ponds, Delhi will be made self-reliant in water case. A provision of 467 crores has been made for consumers to plan 20 thousand liters of free water per month. Apart from this, the irrigation and flood control department has allocated 215 crores for various projects. Delhi needs about 1125 MGD of water per day. While 900 MGD is supplied to the water.Better use of sewerage waterKeeping this in view, the government is working on the plan to better utilize the treated water for sewerage. Apart from this, there are plans for the restoration of canals, drains and reservoirs for the storage of sewage water. Under this, the reclamation of the drains associated with Najafgarh, Supplementary and Shahdara Drain will also be done. The flood and irrigation control department will spend 100 crores on a project to improve drainage and improve the ground water level.159 reservoirs will be restoredIn addition, the Delhi Jal Board has prepared a plan for the restoration of 159 reservoirs. Out of this, the work of restoration of five reservoirs has started. Construction of three new water treatment plants will be set up in the Dwarka, a new water treatment plant of 50 MGD. Raw water supply to this plant will be done from Coronation Pillar Sewage Treatment Plant. Water treatment plants with sewerage treatment plants are included in the Yamuna flotation and re-discovered in water purification plants to provide drinking water supply. This will provide 246 MGD of additional water. It has been stated in the budget that a new water purification plant of 120 MGD is being built at Wajirabad at a cost of Rs.2000 crores, 105 MGD in Chandraval and two thousand two hundred crores.Laying pipelineWater pipelines being laid in 142 colonies In four years, 406 unauthorized colonies have been laid for water pipelines. Apart from this, work of laying pipelines in 142 colonies is underway.Rainwater Harvesting for Plots More Than 100m²According to the provisions of building rules, rain water conservation is mandatory for plots of more than 100 sq. Meters. In order to encourage water conservation, owners of plots of more than 100 sq.m. size will be given 10% discount in water bills. If no more than 500 sq.m. plot owners have been provided provision of rainwater harvesting, they will be given a bill of 0.5 times along with the penalty.Due to low dependence on HaryanaAbout 150 cusecs of water is supplied daily to Haryana from Delhi. During monsoon, six lakh cusecs of water is released for Delhi. But, due to ammonia in water, the problem of impurity and pollution will be overcome forever, when Delhi becomes self-sufficient in terms of water. There is a proposal to set up a new water treatment plant of 50 MGD capacity in Dwarka. With these efforts, Delhi will get about 246 MGD of additional water..