New Delhi: The severe water crisis in the capital is likely to continue as Delhi government's efforts to get additional water from neighbouring Haryana to ease the worsening situation did not yield any result.
Several areas of Delhi have been facing severe water shortage for the last few weeks. The situation has deteriorated further in South Delhi on Saturday when a major pipeline broke down after an under-construction building fell on it.
In a meeting on Sunday, Delhi Chief Secretary PK Tripathi had asked his Haryana counterpart PK Chaudhery to release more water to Delhi to address the problem of water shortage.
Sources said Tripathi requested Chaudhery to provide additional water to Delhi apart from daily supply of 1,000 cusecs but the Haryana Chief Secretary turned down the request, saying his state was also facing the same situation....more
09:59 AM, Jun 12, 2012