MUMBAI: Allowing water tankers to loadfill out water through household wells/taps for distribution in locations facing a shortage could bring in a hefty fine. The most effective administration, on a secret information from RTI protestor S K P Dhoka, slapped a fine of Rs 18 lakh on 11 domestic as well as charity establishments in South Mumbai for enabling or permitting vessels to utilize water pumps to re-fill and provide to surrounding locations.
The pumps were being worked on domestic electrical power meters, whereas supply of water to vessels is a business task. The majority of instances have been determined in Kalbadevi and also Dhobi Talao. Providing vessels by billing loan after collecting it via pumps connected to property power meters is criminal. According to BEST, one should obtain industrial meters for that, said Dhoka, that combats unlawful ground water removal from South Mumbai wells.
residential electricity meters, whereas supply of water to tankers is a business activity. Supplying vessels by billing cash after collecting it with pumps linked to property power meters is criminal.
Recently, the nationwide eco-friendly tribunal (NGT) provided a warning. Its bench, led by Justice U D Salvi, restrained 3 locals of Dhobi Talao from removing water from 2 bore-wells near Jagannath Shankar Sheth Roadway in C ward without permission/NOCs from the Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) and State Ground Water Authority (SGWA). They need to install or take water through commercial meters.