Spl team examines potholes in Dhepaguda

Bhanjanagar: A team of geologists and Ganjam district administration officials on Sunday visited Dhepaguda village under Raikia block to examine the potholes formed at different places in the village.

The team including Raikia BDO, junior engineers from irrigation, small irrigation and rural development departments and geologists from Berhampur, will find out the reasons why the land caved in creating the potholes.

They have also measured water levels and pressure in the area. The team took samples of stones and water from the water bodies in the area.

The team will submit a report to the administration after a detailed examination, said Geology director Khitis Patnaik.