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  • Water commission reprimands officers over shabby state of water supply, sewerage installations

    HYDERABAD: Retired Jus­tice Amir Hani Muslim, new head of the Supreme Court-mandated water commission, on Monday reprimanded officers concerned over dilapidated state of water supply and sewerage installations...

    He directed Hyderabad Dev­elo­pment Authority (HDA) and Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) to protect their water and sewerage facilities from encro­a­chers and asked Hyder­abad Electric Supply Company (Hesco) to ensure...

  • ‘New projects are without proper sewerage, water supply system’

    KARACHI: The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) is neither consulted before approval of any project (with water needs) nor it receives charges from the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) and the cantonment boards to develop infrastructure for water supplies...

    The city has received no additional supply since 2006 and it currently faces a shortage of 430 million gallons of water per day (MGD)...

  • CM wants master plan for water supply, sewerage prepared within 21 days

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday directed the local government and other departments concerned to work out a master plan for water supply and sewerage with treatment facilities and submit it to his secretariat within the next 21 days...

    He also directed them to prepare a detailed plan with a deadline and estimated cost for the provision of safe drinking water and treatment of drinking and waste water all over...

  • World Bank to help revamp water supply, sewerage system in city, Sindh Assembly told

    KARACHI: Local Government Minister Nasir Shah on Thursday informed the Sindh Assembly that the provincial government had planned to launch a project with the assistance of the World Bank to revamp the crumbling water supply and sewerage system of the city...

    Opposition worried over deteriorating law & order in ShikarpurHe said he would soon table a bill to amend the existing local government law for greater rights for the city’s...

  • Three die after inhaling toxic gases in sewerage

    FAISALABAD: The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) suspended its three officials, including an assistant director, while the deputy commissioner launched an inquiry after three labourers working on a sewerage line died due to toxic gases at Rashidabad, Ghulam Muhammadabad, on Sunday...

    The deceased were identified as Ishfaq, two brothers, Shehzad and Ijaz...

  • Blocked sewerage

    WE, the residents of Gul Mohar Street, Gurumandar, Garden East, would like to draw the attention of the authorities concerned towards the blocked sewerage line in our locality...

    This is causing severe flooding, besides breeding mosquitoes, flies and cockroaches and destroying the road...

  • Residents, traders protest choked sewerage

    KASUR: Residents and traders of Allahabad on Saturday took to the streets against the municipal administration over the choked sewerage system...

    They blocked the Allahabad Chowk on Depalpur road by burning tyres and threw traffic out of gear...

  • Pasrur residents protest choked sewerage

    The demonstrators, including women and children, were carrying banners and placards during the light rainy and cloudy weather...

    The protesters said that there were no cleanliness and sanitation arrangements in almost all congested residential and commercial areas of Pasrur city...

  • Protest against choked sewerage, garbage in industrial area

    The situation that has been persisting for almost three weeks forced the factory owners and workers to hold a protest demonstration on Tuesday against the civic authorities for not keeping the industrial area clean...

    Usman Rafique, who owns a small printing unit in the area, told Dawn the sewerage around four major roads of the area was consistently choked and the roads would often get inundated with sewage, making it hard for him to...

  • Sewerage disposal into Chenab invokes EPA action

    CHINIOT: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sought explanation from the Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) regarding a Rs190 million sewerage disposal scheme...

    The scheme aims at disposing 16 cusecs sewerage disposal directly into the River Chenab through a four-turbine plant without having environmental formalities fulfilled...

  • Three injured in sewerage line explosion in Karachi

    KARACHI: Three people were injured as a chocked sewerage line exploded in Nazimabad area of Karachi on Thursday, causing panic among the people of the area...

    Bomb Disposal Squad official, Abid Farooq told media that a wash room annexed to Rangers’ check post was built over sewerage line which caused severe chocking of the pipeline and led to the explosionThe injured were identified as Dr...

  • Choked sewerage lines inundating roads, says DCO

    BAHAWALPUR: District Coordination Officer (DCO) Imran Sikandar Baloch has come forward to explain why the city’s main Circular Road and Bund Road are inundated with sewage, saying old sewerage lines that laid in 1982 have choked...

    According to a handout issued on Tuesday, the DCO said work was in full swing on a project to lay a new sewerage line worth Rs170 million along Circular Road inside the old city and its adjacent areas... ...

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