Medak to get Godavari drinking water from May

Medak to get Godavari drinking water from May
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Medak district is all set to receive drinking water from River Godavari in the first week May under the State government\'s prestigious Bhagiratha water grid project, as announced earlier by Panchayat Raj Minister K T Rama Rao on August 26, 2015. 

Hyderabad: Medak district is all set to receive drinking water from River Godavari in the first week May under the State government's prestigious Bhagiratha water grid project, as announced earlier by Panchayat Raj Minister K T Rama Rao on August 26, 2015.

Irrigation department officials are racing against time to allocate about 60 per cent of water from Godavari Drinking Water Project (GDWP) phase-I, as directed by the State government. Currently, the city receives about 2.8 million gallons per day through GDWP. About 18 MGD would to be diverted through the water grid to meet the water needs in Medak district.

Water grid works are running at a brisk pace in nine constituencies of Medak district. The water grid programme here includes intra village pipeline network along with service reservoirs being laid at a cost of Rs 700 crore. It would provide drinking water to Gajwel segment in Medak district from Yellampally. At least Rs 670 crore has been allotted in two phases in order to provide drinking water to Yellampally, Mancherial, Chennur segments, besides Khanapur constituency of Adilabad district.

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