The water supply project, which is slated to complete this week will supply a total of 1,000 cubic meters of water every day benefitting 1,000 households, has failed to abide by the Water Act 2011 for which the Thimpu municipality has been fined Nu. 100,000. According to National Environment commission, the project did not acquire environment clearance certificate prior to groundwater extraction. As per the norms, an approval is needed from the commission even before conducting the feasibility study.
17, 18 April