Bhubaneswar:6/10/22: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has prepared four temporary ponds to minimise riverine pollution caused by the immersion of idols.
Two numbers at Kuakhai riverside – near Bhubaneswar bank, another near Hanspal river bank side. The other two ponds are situated near Tanka Pani road and near Daya river respectively.
Keeping in view the hassle-free immersion abiding COVID-19 protocol the four temporary ponds are prepared at different places of Kuakhai, Daya and Tankapani on the city outskirts.
While under Division-II of BMC Engineering Wing two ponds have been constructed, Division-I has also constructed two temporary ponds on a scientific basis.
The size of the ponds near the river at Bhubaneswar side is around 80ftx80ft, at Hansapal side it is 60×60 feet. The pond at Tankapani side is 80×80 feet and the pond at Daya is 60×50 feet area. All the temporary ponds are about 7 to 8 feet water depth.