The Nellore Municipal Corporation is getting ready to provide ozonised drinking water to the citizens. This is the first municipal corporation in the country to provide ozonised drinking water for the people.
City Mayor, Mayor Abdul Aziz, along with Nellore Municipal Commissioner Sk Alim Basha visited the Summer Storage (SS) Tank at Kothur and inspected quality of water in the tank. He said that they would invite tenders for the technology and would implement it within three months. He also said that Corporation has responsibility to provide quality drinking water to the denizens.
“Water in the tank is frequently changing due to different climatic conditions and authorities were facing troubles to implement separate plans for purification of water. We have finally decided to ozonise water in the SS Tank to end this problem,” he added.
International-level technology is not being implemented by any Municipal Corporation across the country and Nellore Municipal Corporation is the first one planning to introduce the technology in the SS Tank, he stated.
Water would be purified with the technology which is better than chlorination process,’ the Mayor said. He also explained that they have been conducting tests to remove bacteria and other waste from the water in a scientific manner.
Later, the Mayor visited the Government General Hospital attached to the Medical College and consoled the tribal girl, who was allegedly raped in the tribal welfare hostel. He enquired about her health condition and interacted with her parents.
He also visited Tribal Welfare Hostel located near Podalakur road in the city. Mayor interacted with the Principal, staff members and students on the incident. He demanded to speed up the investigation process and also to take stern action against the accused.