Krishna water to serve Jubilee Hills

Published Sep 14, 2015, 6:25 am IST
Updated Jan 10, 2016, 8:38 am IST
The first half of the project was commissioned in June
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Hyderabad: The Jubilee Hills division, including Prashasannagar where all-India Service officers stay, will get 25 million gallons a day once the second half of the 90-million gallons a day Krishna Phase 3 is commissioned at the end of September.

The rest of the city will share 20 MGD. The first half of the project was commissioned in June.


An officer of the Water Board operations and maintenance wing said that the 25 MGD of water will serve around 40 lakh residents in the Jubilee hills division.

Among the residents are top officials, Tollywood personalities, business tycoons and leading politicians, who have been facing a water crisis since all borewells have gone dry.

This area receives water once in five days and has the highest demand for tankers. The official said some minor work on the main pipeline from Sahebnagar to Prashasannagar had been stalled due to a court case at Ramanaidu Studios.

The 25 MGD allocated for this area will serve Madhapur, Seriling-ampally, Kukatpally and beyond. The other 20 MGD has been allocated to the Rajendranagar and Bandlaguda circles.

At Prashasannagar, the board has a few small local reservoirs. The water will be pumped up to Serilingampally and supplied through gravity flow.

The master plan of the Water Board proposes to build several reservoirs in the Jubilee Hills division.

There is an option to extract an additional 10 MGD of water from Krishna Phase 3 to meet any contingecy. Several areas in the core city and the merged municipalities receive water once in five days or twice in a week.

These localities include Sanathnagar, Lalapet, Kukatpally, Hitec City and Gachibowli and the 12 merged municipalities that don’t have storage.

Location: Telangana