Water supply in Delhi, UP districts likely to be hit as Ganga canal closed for maintenance
Water supply to Delhi, Noida, and Agra are likely to get affected due to maintenance work of the Ganga canal here which was closed on Friday, an official of the Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Department said.
According to Upendra Kumar, superintending engineer of UP Irrigation Department, the canal will remain closed till November 5 for maintenance work, affecting water supply in the national capital and Uttar Pradesh.
During the period of maintenance, farmers may have to partially rely upon tubewells and pumping sets to irrigate their fields.
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