Bhagiratha pipeline starts leaking

A Mission Bhagiratha main pipeline got damaged during a trial run on Saturday at Manjulapur on the outskirts of Nirmal district headquarters town spewing jets of water for about 2 hours.

The pipeline leaked from after it was damaged apparently due to water pressure according to information reaching here.

According to sources, officials undertook a trial run pumping of water from the intake well on SRSP at Local Velmal in Dilawarpur mandal in the district at 5 a.m. The pipeline is reported to have suffered damage as soon as water reached the spot.

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