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Smart City Corp To Set Up 26 Flood Sensors In Nashik | Nashik News – Times of India

Nashik: The Nashik Municipal

Smart City

Development Corporation Ltd (

NMSCDCL

) has decided to set up flood sensors at 26 locations near the Godavari river in the city to help the civic administration know about the rising water level during

monsoon

.
Moreover, it has also decided to set up environmental sensors at 20 locations that will help to check the air quality of the city.
So far, NMSCDCL has set up flood sensors at 13 locations, including Someshwar temple, Ramwadi bridge etc. NMSCDCL CEO Sumant More told TOI that flood sensors will help the civic administration know the water level in the Godavari river during monsoon for flood management.
The sensors will sound alert if the water level continues to rise and help the administration take immediate measures for the safety of the residents staying in the low-lying areas of the city,” said More.

“We have already set up 60% of the flood sensors, while the process of setting up the remaining sensors is going on. These sensors will be connected with the command and control rooms set up at the Pachavati divisional office of the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) and another at the police commissioner’s office,” said More.
“Apart from the flood sensors, we have also decided to set up 20 environmental sensors at various major locations to check the air quality of the city. These sensors will show around eight parameters related to the air quality, which includes PM 10 and PM 2.5 levels, among other parameters,” said More. “We have set up environmental sensors at three locations so far, while the work at other 17 locations will be done by March end,” added More.

Source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nashik/smart-city-corp-to-set-up-26-flood-sensors-in-nashik/articleshow/96671940.cms

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