Bhubaneswar Civic Body Identifies 75 Waterlogging Points

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has identified 75 waterlogging points in the city, informed Commissioner Sanjay Kumar Singh on Wednesday.

Singh said that the city has witnessed a record rainfall after 63 years. “As per our records, 27 vulnerable points had been identified earlier. Due to record rainfall and new developments, we have comprehensively identified all the waterlogging areas.”

He informed that the BMC has identified 75 points that faced waterlogging due to the record rainfall this year.

Reportedly, the reason for waterlogging has also been identified. Short-term and long-term formulas have been prepared to resolve the issue and engineers have been instructed to prepare an estimate of their areas.