Hyderabad: Flood administration job avoids city lakes
Hyderabad: Even as the city lakes are seeing a rise in circulation of water; many are breaching their Full Tank Level (FTL) as the flooding administration job took on a couple of years back is yet to be finished.
As per the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) checklist, there are 185 lakes in the city. Authorities welcomed proposals to take on flooding administration operate at 63 lakes in 2019 at a price of Rs 94.17 crore. While the job has actually begun in 48 lakes, others are still in the tender phase, main resources informedThe Hans India
The operate in 48 lakes been begun long back; 50 percent of it has actually been maintained pending for numerous months. Due to current hefty rain degrees have actually raised. Authorities are preparing to open up evictions of water bodies. Recently the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply as well as Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) opened up evictions of Hussainsagar lake.
According to resources, fractures on the lake limit wall surfaces reported in 2020 floodings are still being fixed. This job was intended to begin in November 2021, yet it was used up just in May thisyear
As the flooding administration as well as repair of lakes was used up in advance of the downpour, the present increasing water degrees have actually come to be a hazard to close-by citizens. There is a danger of hefty flooding in greater than 8 low-lying locations situated on the Musi riverbed.
Following the 2020 floodings in the city, the Municipal Administration as well as Urban Development (MA&UD) division made a decision to reinforce the flooding administration system as well as to take irreversible actions to prevent over-flowing of lakes throughout the downpour.
The worried authorities carried out a study as well as sent a record mentioning that many lakes need an appropriate water control system as well as repair of limit wall surfaces, consisting of entrances. The Lake Protection wing of GHMC took 2 years to create the proposition based upon the record as well as provide a tender notice.
Speaking concerning lake defense as well as water control administration, lobbyist Madhumita of Ayappa Colony claimed, “the majority of lakes have been neglected; due to encroachment officials did not take care of walls and gates. During heavy rainwater level rises and overflows, easily submerging nearby areas.”
The GHMC requires to finish the pending job as well as generate an appropriate flooding administration system to prevent overruning of city lakes, she required.