Desilting of Waterways Delayed

It’s going to be a delayed start this year. Yet, residents may be relieved of flooding and growing mosquito menace, as the Water Resources Department (WRD) will launch its equipment to desilt city waterways next week.

For the past month, residents living close to the waterways have been dreading leaving their doors and windows open as the stagnant water is potential breeding ground of mosquitoes.

According to residents of Mehta Nagar, those living on Singarayan Street and Sarangapani Street, with the Cooum flowing in the backyard, spend sleepless nights because of mosquitoes.

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