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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...

  • A history of slander — Good language vs. bad language

    Sometimes it is really tiring to explain the difference between good Taliban (GT) and bad Taliban (BT)...

    It is actually self-explanatory and not so hard to decipher, yet, there are many out there who just can't seem to determine the fact that those fighting for a just cause are good Taliban, and those fighting against us on the behest of foreign powers are bad Taliban...

  • ‘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...

    The PTI lawmaker sought reasons from the provincial government for the “failure of the local government department during the rainfall in which we witnessed urban flooding across...

  • 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...

    The explosion which looked like a small bomb blast took place near Rangers check-post near Matric Board office...

  • 60pc of Karachi's population has no access to sewerage system

    KARACHI: All that ails the city’s water and sewerage system was a topic of discussion on Wednesday at a consultative workshop where speakers suggested an autonomous professional body to manage the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) which they described as a “de-facto bankrupt utility...

    ”The KWSB, they shared, was facing a real crisis on account of increased political interference, over-staffing, lack of accountability and...

  • 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...

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