NEW DELHI: Whereas the issue of seepage in basements of some homes in Larger Kailash-II is but to be resolved, South Delhi Municipal Company (SDMC)’s engineering division has requested native residents to right away take away all of the concrete ramps protecting drains.
Delhi Excessive Court docket had not too long ago taken observe of the seepage and requested the companies involved to take applicable measures, together with cleansing of stormwater drains. On Friday, SDMC had began the desilting drive.
In a letter shared with the native residents’ welfare affiliation (RWA), the south company has said that for the reason that drains are lined with concrete ramps, their desilting can’t be achieved. SDMC officers mentioned that if the residents did not take away the ramps on their very own in 2-Three days, the civic physique would demolish the buildings.
“Throughout an inspection, we discovered a few of the residents protecting the drains in entrance of their homes. We requested them to both demolish parts of the covers coming in the way in which of drains, or to hold out the desilting train on their very own,” mentioned an official.
The civic company had earlier determined to function its borewells in three parks to empty out the groundwater. “Whereas our borewells proceed to function, we discovered throughout a survey on Monday that some folks have been operating their motors just for restricted hours. The seepage has in all probability diminished,” mentioned the official.
The Larger Kailash-II RWA claimed to have circulated the letter to the residents. “The general public works division in addition to the SDMC’s sanitation division have began the desilting drive. They’ve plans to cowl your entire space and we now have urged the residents to assist these departments in correct desilting of drains and take away the obstacles on their very own,” mentioned Sanjay Rana, president of GK-II RWA. Many residents proceed to face issue attributable to seepage of water, he added.


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