Hyderabad: Civic bodies to conduct extensive activities to clean rain water harvesting pits

By Author  |  Published: 18th May 2019  12:59 am

Hyderabad: To ensure effective percolation of rain water in the harvesting pits constructed across the city, civic bodies are conducting extensive cleaning, repairs and revival of the damaged pits on Saturday.

It is estimated that there are 11,000 pits across the city and with rain water harvesting pits maintenance day to be observed on Saturday, both Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation will be taking up massive activities of cleaning and repairing the harvesting pits.

Voluntary organisations, colony associations and other institutions are being roped in to conduct the activities to create awareness among citizens on the importance of constructing rain water harvesting pits and their maintenance.