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51 Lakh litres of rainwater in Coimbatore pumped out from inundated areas

51 Lakh litres of rainwater in Coimbatore pumped out from inundated areas

Stagnated rain water

C.R.I. Pumps as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative joined the District administration and Coimbatore Corporation and pumped out 51 lakh litres of water that inundated at strategic locations on rain-battered areas which affected the free flow of traffic on these stretches.

A heavy downpour of rain in the city inundated low lying areas like Coimbatore Langa Corner, Avinashi road flyover, Kikani school underpass, Sivananda bypass road subway thereby affecting traffic while a private bus and a car submerged in the stagnated water.

The heavy flow of rainwater also affected near North Coimbatore, Lakshmi Mills area bringing traffic to a halt on these stretches.

Following the instructions from Mr G.Soundararajan, CRI Pumps Vice Chairman a five-member dewatering team with high capacity mobile dewatering pumps in separate vehicles took up dewatering yesterday night at Avinashi road flyover underbridge wherein Unit-1 cleared 20 lakh litres while Unit -2 pumped out 12 lakh litres of rainwater.

Meanwhile, Unit-3 cleared 8 lakh litres of rainwater at Sivan temple, Karattumedu, Sathy road and Unit-4 cleared 6 lakh litres at Avinashi road flyover west entry followed by Unit-5 clearing 5 lakh litres at Avinashi road flyover west second entry. In all, the CRI Pumps team cleared 51 lakh litres of rainwater.

It may be noted that CRI Pumps had collaborated with Corporations in Chennai and Tuticorin in dewatering exercise.

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