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Water supply to remain suspended in Chennai on October 27 and 28|Check full list of areas

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Water supply to remain suspended in Chennai on October 27 and 28|Check full list of areas Water supply to remain suspended in Chennai on October 27 and 28|Check full list of areas

There will be no water supply in certain parts of Chennai on October 27 and 28. According to the Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB), certain areas of Chennai will not receive water supply for two days owing to the shifting of pipelines to construct a stormwater drain, reported the Indian Express.

The civic body is planning to construct a stormwater drain near Elephant Gate Bridge on Wall Tax Road. Taking to its official Twitter handle, CMWSSB said, "Due to the construction of stormwater drains ahead of the upcoming monsoon, the supply of drinking water in the specified regions of Area-5 will be stopped on the 27th and 28th of this month." (sic)

"Due to maintenance works in EVR Periyar Salai, there will be no water supply in Area-V," informed the civic body.

These areas to face water cut in Chennai:

As per the reports, there will be no water supply in the city from 9 AM on October 27 to 6 AM on October 28. Egmore, Purasaiwalkam, Chintharipet, Triplicane, Choolai, Park Town, George Town, Sowcarpet, Vepery and adjoining areas will remain affected and the piped water supply will be suspended.

People in these areas have been asked to store sufficient water in advance and use water judiciously. A contact number of the area engineer for the tanker water supply has also been provided by the CMWSSB in case of urgent requirements.

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