Additional Director of Municipal Administration Asokan surveyed the progress of drinking water works existing implemented under the State Drought Relief Fund.
The senior engineer of the Corporation said the State government has approved Rs 3.44 crore to the Corporation to secure regular provider of water to homes. Work on sinking 16 bore-wells and repair work to revive dry bore-wells had launched.
The officer said water needs of the city during the summer months, the Corporation would arrange seven extra water tankers with a capacity of 10,000 liters each and 21 additional water tractors with a capacity of 6,000 liters each.
Mr. Asokan surveyed the works at Avaniapuram, Tirupparankundram, and Tirunagar. He also checked the distribution of drinking water to residents.