Pollutant levels shoot up in Yamuna

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: The Water supply in large parts of the national capital, are said to be hit in the last two days due to high levels of pollutants in Yamuna.

After the ammonia levels shot up on Sunday, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said it had to shut down its three water treatment plants (WTPs).They also advised that all the residents store their water and use it wisely, till the conditions go back to normal.

Dinesh Mohaniya, DJB vice chairman, said that there’s only a shortage of 50-60 MGD of water out of the total 900 MGD due to the WTP’s not being operated on full capacity.

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