Soon lakes of Udaipur will get rid of Jal Kumbhi (Water Hyacinth) as the De-Weeding Machine which is also called Aquatic Weed Removal Machine has arrived in the city. The machine will be soon inaugurated and installed.
Rajni Dangi, mayor of the city inspected the machine which was transported from Mumbai on Sunday and the assembling work was started today. The machine is presently kept on the south side of Lake Pichola.
De-Weeding Machine cost Rs.2.85 Crore and the annual maintenance cost will be around Rs. 1.35 Crore.
Mayor has informed that the machine is capable of cutting the water hyacinth from 1.5 meter deep water. The aquatic weed will automatically come to the conveyor and finally reach to the lake shore. Later the junk will be send to trenching ground for dumping.