Discontinuation of water outages, but challenges in sewage treatment Chiba Takomachi, September 18, 4:29
In Tako-cho, Chiba, water cuts are being resolved in the water supply, while in some areas the facilities that send sewage to the treatment facility remain stopped due to a power failure, and dirty water accumulates in the manhole and the town responds It is hit
In Tako-cho, water supply facilities were shut down due to a power outage, and 75% of all households were temporarily shut down. However, after that, the town set up a generator and responded to it as of 3:00 pm on the 17th. Decreased to 13%.
On the other hand, in four districts such as Ushio, 18 pumps that send sewage to the treatment facility remain stopped due to the power outage, and dirty water accumulates in the manhole.
For this reason, the town dispatches a vacuum car to collect sewage and transports it to the treatment facility. However, if it is left as it is, it may overflow from the manhole or flow backward from the household drain.
Deputy Chief Masayuki Narita of the Takomachi Living Environment Division says, “This time, we have arranged a generator to move the pumps of the sewage facility, but it is taking time. Please try to save water in the toilet etc.” It was.