Hyderabad: Abandoned container at Errakunta positions risk to citizens
Rajendranagar: The earliest water container in the Errakunta location, on the city borders, that was deserted after developing a brand-new one alongside it, is putting on a deserted appearance. It is also positioning a risk to the regional individuals. Yet authorities of Jalpally district are neither taking actions to protect the container neither to shield citizens from any kind of unfortunate occurrence.
Spread over 15-20 square backyards of land near the Bara Mulgi location at Errakunta, the 20-25 foot high round designed container supposedly constructed from clay wall surfaces was built someplace around 30-40 years back under the gram panchayat policy. It acted as the only alcohol consumption water resource for residents. After satiating thirst of the citizens for numerous years, the container is claimed to have actually been slowly deserted when birthed water pattern was instated and also later faucet water was provided to residents.
Last year a container was developed under the Mission Bhagiratha ideal alongside the old one to offer risk-free alcohol consumption water a lot more methodically to individuals. With this, the old however stunning erection of container entered into full oblivion.
Contended Shaikh Sayeed Bawazeer, a neighborhood protestor, that is seeking the concern with the local authorities, “as the tank was left abandoned for years, there was a possibility of an untoward incident as its stairs led to the mouth that is left completely open to all. Children of nearby houses may fall in it. It is against this that I have raised the issue with authorities of the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) and urged them to take appropriate measures to resolve the issue. The municipal authorities can use of its water or put in place safety measures around the tank to prevent any accident.”
When called, Mohammed Sajid Ali, Manager (Engineering), HMWS&SB Jalpally area, claimed, “the old tank at Errakunta has no doubt been left abandoned for years and even discarded from service as it developed leakages. Since it was completely discarded from service, we wrote to municipal authorities asking them to take a call regarding the fate of the obsolete tank. Now, the prerogative lies with the municipal authorities to take appropriate decisions either to safeguard it by fencing or make use of it in some other way.”