Currently Mumbai is facing water shortages due to several old pipes bursting. This water crisis has caused widespread water shortages all across Mumbai. The people who are worst hit by this crisis are the people who live in slums, the people who live in slums are facing severe water shortages.
Water crisis of Mumbai has only gotten worse as Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has announced that due to pipeline repair work, 10% of Mumbai will be without water for two days. Eleven wards in the eastern suburbs and island city will be affected by the water cut, which is set to take place between 10 a.m. on March 9 and 10 a.m. on March 11.
11 wards in the city will experience the 10% water cut. These cuts will take place between March 9 at 10 a.m. and March 11 at 10 a.m. Once a flyover in Thane West was constructed, a pipe with a 2,345 mm diameter started to leak. The civic authority will handle the repairs, and it has urged its residents to conserve water by storing it in advance.
'एल' विभागातील खैरानी रोडवरील काही परिसरात 'दर शनिवारी', यानुसार पुढचे १० शनिवार पाणीपुरवठा बंद
— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) March 2, 2023
In a tweet, BMC said “In some areas on Khairani Road in ‘L’ section ‘every Saturday’, water supply will be shut off for the next 10 Saturdays. It took 10 days to enable the aqueduct, but to avoid inconvenience to the citizens, the work will be done on 10 Saturdays in a phased manner.”
The following wards will experience water cuts: the water will be cut off in the M East and M West wards, which include Govandi and a few areas of Chembur; T ward, which includes Mulund East and West areas; S ward, which includes Bhandup East, Nahur, Kanjurmarg, and Vikhroli East areas; N ward, which includes Vikhroli East, Ghatkopar East and West areas; and L ward, which includes Kurla East area. A (BPT and Navy sectors), B, E, F south, and F north areas, among others, will also be impacted.