The Coimbatore Corporation Council on Monday resolved to ask the Chief Minister to sanction another water supply scheme for Coimbatore city. The resolution, proposed by Mayor S.M. Velusamy, said that it was difficult to meet the drinking water needs of the city and adjoining areas with water from the existing water supply schemes.

To enable supply of adequate water for residents of all wards in the city, there was a necessity for another water supply scheme, Pilloor III. Mr. Velusamy said that the Corporation was taking all possible efforts to address issues related to water shortage.