The District Collector, K. Vivekanandan, said that action would be taken against those who involve in breaking the water pipeline laid for the Hogenakkal water supply scheme.

If anybody found tampering the pipes and the valves of the Hogenakkal Drinking Water and Fluorosis Mitigation Scheme, stringent action would be initiates against them.

It the duty of the public and the government to ensure protected drinking water to all the residents of the district.

People can lodge a complaint to the monitoring cell working round-the-clock over the toll free number 1077.

To ensure smooth distribution of water from the Hogenakkal scheme, a meeting would be convened on 29th of every month.

Officials were also entrusted the job of monitoring proper water distribution from the scheme at the Panchayat Union level and also at Panchayat levels, a release from the Collector said.