Jung also instructed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) authorities to supply water in tankers in the affected areas immediately. (Agencies)
"Despite prompt efforts by DJB, the Palla tube wells are still non-functional due to power failure in the area, affecting water supply in north-west Delhi. Further, there has been a major problem at Delhi-cantt pumping station which affected water supply in south Delhi. There was also water supply problem in south-west Delhi, north and parts of new Delhi Municipal Council area, on Saturday morning.
"Due to power failure, DJB could produce only 681 MGD of water, which is less by 154 MGD of their daily production," said a press statement issued by LG office.
DJB offices will remain open today and sunday to ensure restoration of water supply in affected areas and the control room will function round the clock.
DJB is in constant touch with officers of Power department and discoms to ensure regular power supply to water treatment plants and booster pumping stations, said the DJB officials during a stock taking meeting chaired by Jung on Friday to review water and power situation in the national capital.
Jung directed the Power Department that power supply in Palla region of North Delhi be restored today itself so that water supply is not affected further.
Jung also instructed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) authorities to supply water in tankers in the affected areas immediately.