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Arrangments to solve drinking water problem

Berhampur: Odisha government has decided to sink at least 45 tube-wells in this town in Ganjam district and press more tankers into service to mitigate the drinking water problem this summer.

Executive engineer of urban water supply (Berhampur) P K Mohapatra has sought suggestions from Berhampur Municipal Corporation to select water-starved areas for installation of tube-wells and engage more tankers, official sources said today.

Besides piped water supply, as many as 47 tankers had been pressed into service for water supply in the town, he said.

More tankers would be deployed for supply of water in the town if necessary, he said.

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