7-day ban on drawing water from Thumbay...

Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-04-28 14:06 Mangaluru: Deputy Commissioner AB Ibrahim has issued a notification banning industries from drawing water from Tumbay vented dam in the wake of depleting water level in the dam. The ban will be in place for seven days and it will be reviewed depending on the situation.Netravathi River is the major source of water and majority of the industries, AMR Power Pvt Ltd, MSEZ Ltd and others are dependent on Thumbay. However, now they have been barred from drawing or pumping water from the river.Between the AMR dam and the Thumbay, only the Bantwal CMC and gram panchayats are allowed to draw water only for drinking purposes.The commissioner of the Mangaluru City Corporation has been instructed to strictly implement the order.