Friday, December 5, 2008

Narmada Canal Breach - Water Crisis In Jamnagar

For the next couple of days, Jamnagar city will not get enough water.

A major breach developed recently in the Saurashtra Canal near Hadvad in Surendranagar district, this will severely affect water distribution in major cities like Rajkot, Surendranagar, Kutch and Jamnagar.

As per Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SSNNL), the breach is nearly five-metre wide.

Although water supply to the canal is stopped and repair work has begun, to fix and dry up the patch will take 2-3 additional days