Madurai

2,048 recharge ring wells constructed

As many as 2,048 recharge ring wells were constructed across the district within seven days ‘which is a record.’

In a press release issued here on Thursday, Collector S. Visakan said that the recharge ring wells, constructed under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, have a capacity to recharge 144 litres of water an hour. The combined recharge capacity of all these wells is around 16 to 30 crore litres a year, he added.

Four World Record agencies have granted record certificates to the district administration, he said.


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