PMC to draft rules for retaining, compound walls

by Paul Joseph on July 2, 2013 · 0 comments

PUNE: The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will draft guidelines for the construction of retaining and compound walls to avoid accidents like the one at Dattawadi on June 16, Mahesh Pathak, Pune municipal commissioner, said on Thursday. Three women were killed when the retaining wall of a newly-built housing society came crashing down near Dattawadi on Sinhagad Road on Sunday night after heavy rain. Police said the wall had weakened due to continuous rain that had lashed the city over the weekend. Responding to questions about the civic body’s plan of action to prevent such accidents, Pathak, at the general body meeting, said guidelines would be drafted to ensure better construction

[via India Properties – Real Estate India – Indian Property News Site]

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