Tag: Drinking Water Problems

Villagers face acute drinking water shortage in Sambalpur

Sambalpur:  With the onset of summer, residents of Nuapada village under Sambalpur Municipal Corporation limits in the district are now staring at acute drinking water crisis. The sole tube-well in the village is now unable to cater to the drinking water requirements of nearly 50 households. As a result, the villagers have to walk 2 […]

Ahead of summer, drinking water crisis deepens in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Despite allocation of crores of rupees for provision of safe drinking water to the people, there are several areas of the State like Telkoi block in Keonjhar where people have already started to feel the pinch of the deepening water crisis ahead of scorching summer. Locals of Sibanarayanpur have alleged that while they have […]

Sonepur village still grappling with drinking water problems

Sonepur: Residents of Bankighirdi village of Sonepur district have been living amid acute drinking water shortage. Even though pipes have been laid and water stand posts have been erected, residents are not getting water -thanks to defunct tube wells, leaking pipes and above all, government apathy. Elaborating about the issue, villager Aranga Sahu said “Neither […]

Women gherao BDO over water scarcity in Tangi

Cuttack: Hundreds of women from Kairapari village under Kotasahi panchayat  gheraoed the Tangi Block development officer(BDO ) inside his office protesting drinking water crisis in the area. According to sources, the ‘Swajaldhara’ water project has stopped functioning while the sole tube-well in the village is also lying defunct for the past four months. As a […]

Locals block road with empty vessels in Koraput

Koraput: Palpable tension prevailed at Dashmantpur area in the district after locals staged a unique protest by placing empty vessels on the road alleging drinking water crisis in the area. Vehicular movement came to a grinding halt between Koraput to Dashmantpur on account of the protest. As per reports, a drinking water project was launched […]