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BMC gears up to tackle possible water logging in Odisha capital

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Bhubaneswar: In view of the heavy rainfall forecast across Odisha, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has geared up to tackle posible water logging situation in the capital city.

The civic body is prepared with a multi-agency 24×7 control room comprising people from Water Resource Department and Public Health Engineering Organisation.

Pump sets have been pre-positioned at Gouri Garden, Gouri Nagar Lane, Gouri Shankar English Medium School, Garage Chhak canal side and Nuagaon Main Road.

As many as 13 teams across 13 sub-zones have been deployed to monitor the situation across the city in 67 wards. BMC’s 40 engineers are on high alert to manage any kind of situation due to high rainfall.

Storm Water Control Room at BMC is also functioning through the number 0674-2432281. People can also call on Bhubaneswar Operations Centre number 18003450061.