Pilloor water reaches Main Service Reservoir

Coimbatore: On completion of plugging the four leaks in the Pilloor water supply scheme at Keeranatham and Saravanampatti, authorities began pumping water from Pilloor reservoir from 5 a.m. on Thursday.

The water reached the Main Service Reservoir (MSR), the first point of the Coimbatore Corporation’s water supply system around 4 p.m.

The authorities have started the third motor and the fourth motor was expected to be switched on by Thursday night.

Corporation Assistant Engineer (in charge of Pilloor Water Supply), K. Karuppasamy said that water had reached MSR.

It is expected to reach Puliakulam reservoir and Varadarajapuram reservoir at Singanallur late on Thursday night or positively in the small hours of Friday.

Water supply would begin immediately.

Areas that were due to get water supply on Wednesday would first get water, he added.

The water supply managers were confident of ensuring a streamlined supply of water to all areas in the city by Friday night or latest by Saturday morning.


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