PCMC To Get New Floodlines

PUNE: The irrigation department is expected to mark fresh floodlines in Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation limits after conducting a survey. Speaking to TOI on Tuesday, Pimpri-Chinchwad mayor Yogesh Behl said the decision was taken during a meeting with irrigation officials in Mumbai on Tuesday.
Behl said two types of floodlines blue and red were proposed at the meeting. The blue floodline indicates up to 700 metres of area from the river, where constructions are restricted. The blue floodline is the area till where water had reached during biggest floods’ in the last 25 years, while the red floodline indicates areas where floodwaters had reached during the biggest floods’ in the last 100 years.
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