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Big relief to residents of Lalru from foul smell of water of Jharmal River

Joint initiative of Punjab Pollution Control Board and Drainage Department

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Lalru, Dera Bassi , 11 Jun 2018

Residents of Lalru and nearby areas were disturbed by the foul smell of water of Jharmal river  due to mixing of waste water from village ponds in to  this river near Samlehri village. As such, there was a possibility of spreading disease. But now, under Mission Tandrust Punjab, with the joint efforts of  Punjab Pollution Control Board and Drainage Department, the river is cleaned upto the bridge on national highway and now with the controlled flow of  water there is no foul smell.Explaining this Executive Engineer Punjab Pollution Control Board Mohali Sh. Loveleen Kumar Dubey said that the water in  river jharmal was getting filthy due to mixing of waste water from ponds of nearby villages and was generating foul smell. As such, a lot of complaints  were being received at office of Chairman Punjab Pollution Control Board Sh. Kahan Singh Pannu. In this regard a meeting with nearby industry owners  were conducted. Then a joint meeting with was conducted with Executive Engineer Punjab Pollution Control Board and Executive Engineer Drainage  Department Davinder Singh and then, target was set for cleaning of river from Panacea Biotech upto the bridge near national highway and the silt  accumulated in the river bed was also removed which facilitated controlled flow of water.Sh. Dubey said that this initiative has  provided a big relief to  the resident of this region. He said that Punjab Pollution Control Board is doing continuous efforts for implementation of guidelines of National Green  Tribunal and also generating awareness among farmers to not to burn the stubble in field. On the other hand it is also working towards preventions of  industrial pollution and ensuring stipulated standards of air and water pollution. He said that best possible efforts will be ensured for cleanliness of  environment and implementation of Mission Tandrust Punjab in district.

 

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