The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB) in Telangana has sanctioned Rs 58.1 million for 439 water supply project works. The funds have been sanctioned under the civic agency’s action plan to mitigate water supply problems in the coming summer season. The board will undertake repair works of hand and power bore wells, pump sets and static tanks in order to supplement water supply in ill-served areas of the city. In addition, HMWSSB will also expedite works on the development of reservoirs and laying of water supply distribution pipelines in the city.