Deputy Commissioner (DC) Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar and Ashika Jain said there was no need to panic following reported flash floods at Panchkula on the Gagar River.
She assured residents of the area adjacent to the Gagar River in the district that the administration was on full alert and that the drainage department was asked to closely monitor the flow of the river over the next few days.
Led by Deputy Director General (G) Paramdeep Singh, the team included Deputy Director General (SDM) Derabassi Himanshu Gupta and Rajat from XEN’s Drainage, Mining and Geology Division, and will work on the Banhalpur Bridge and We visited Mubarakpur and investigated the water situation. level.
Clarifying the details, ADC Paramdeep Singh said the water level at the Banhalpur Bridge had dropped from 4ft to 3.5ft while the flow on the Mubarakpur causeway was observed to be under control.
Rajat Grover, executive engineer for the Drainage and Mining and Geology Division, said water level gauges installed on the Banhalpur Bridge showed the water level had dropped from 4 feet to 3.5 feet during his visit, with another 2.5 feet in the evening. was measured.
“The drainage department considers low flooding even if the water level rises to 7 feet, and the water level of the Gagar River is normal, so there is no need for residents to panic,” he added.
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The Drainage and Mining Department has been asked to arrange around 10,000 bags in case the need arises at vulnerable sections of the Gagar embankment in the villages of Tiwana, Chandira and Bahori.
The ADC has asked residents to be vigilant and to report immediately to the 24/7 District Control Room number 0172-2219506 and the Deputy Division Control Room De La Bassi (01762-283224) in the event of an increase in river flow.