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Opa pipeline bursts again, Tiswadi areas hit

Ponda:The 750 mm dia water pipeline burst yet again at the Vertical Turbine (VT) pump house at Opa treatment plant on Monday affecting water supply to Panjim, Taleigao, St Cruz, Merces, Chimbel, Ribandar, Siridao and GMC areas.

Assistant Engineer Nivruthi Parsekar said due to the power interruption the pipeline’s welded portion got displaced which affected water supply to the above areas. However, the pipeline was repaired at around 7.30 pm and water will be supplied to affected areas late night. This is the second pipeline burst incident which has affected water supply to Tiswadi taluka including Panjim within fifteen days on account of power interruptions at Opa plant. [H]

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