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Ammonia level rises again in Yamuna, water supply will be affected in Delhi

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said that water supply will be affected in many parts of the national capital today due to rising ammonia content in Yamuna. The rise in ammonia levels in the Yamuna has affected water production to a great extent at the three main water treatment plants – Wazirabad, Chandrawal and Okhla.
Water supply will be affected in many areas of the national capital on Sunday morning and evening, DJB said in a statement. The increase in ammonia pollution and the abundance of algae in the Yamuna river has created a crisis.

Civil Lines, Hindu Rao Hospital and adjoining areas, Kamla Nagar, Shakti Nagar and NDMC areas may face water shortage.

Other areas include old and new Rajinder Nagar, Patel Nagar (East and West), Baljit Nagar, Prem Nagar, Indrapuri and surrounding areas, Ramlila Maidan, Delhi Gate, Subhash Park, Model Town, Gulabi Bagh, Punjabi Bagh, Jahangirpuri, Moolchand , South Extension, Greater Kailash, Burari and adjoining areas, parts of Cantonment areas and South Delhi may suffer water supply.