Mangalore: Kavoor flooded after water pipe bursts, residents in quandary
Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (NM)
Mangalore, Feb 28: The Kavoor area in the city was flooded on Thursday February 28 evening after a water pipe burst.
The incident occured at around 6.30 pm at Gandhinagar entrance in Kavoor.
Speaking to daijiworld, Kavoor corporator Deepak Poojary said that the water to the area is supplied through a pipeline from Bondel tank.
On Thursday, a PVC pipe measuring 10 inches burst due to air lock and high pressure, he said.
The area was flooded, causing much incovenience to commuters and pedestrians. Traffic was disrupted for quite sometime.
The corporator said that as a result of the incident, residents in the area will face water shortage for the next two days.
Repair works are under progress, he added.