Tribune Information Service
Mohali, December 14
With the intention to recharge groundwater, the native Municipal Company has allotted a sum of Rs27 lakh for establishing the rainwater-harvesting system at authorities buildings beneath the jurisdiction of the civic physique.
Deputy Mayor Kuljit Singh Bedi mentioned Mayor Amarjit Singh Jeeti Sidhu right this moment gave approval to the scheme. He mentioned it was an pressing and essential initiative of the MC to recharge the groundwater.
Bedi mentioned beneath this scheme, pipes could be put in which might carry rainwater from buildings to deep holes crammed with sand, gravel, coal and different supplies to recharge the groundwater.
Thanking the Mayor, Bedi additionally emphasised the necessity for storing rainwater in any respect municipal properties. He mentioned proposals could be ready for saving rainwater at land beneath the Public Well being Division, parks beneath the MC, neighborhood centres and different such locations. There could be no scarcity of funds for this undertaking.
Bedi mentioned the conservation of rainwater was the necessity of the hour and it will be given due consideration.