In Karachi, water supply was suspended to many areas of the city today, on Thursday (28 June), when a pipeline burst during its repair at the Dhabeji Pumping station.
Citizens of Karachi are Facing Shortage of Water
The Executive Engineer at the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board said the pipeline, which was 72 inch in diameter, burst due to back pressure following the power breakdown. Thus, water supply is suspended in various areas of the city.
Karachi Water and Sewerage Board said the repairing of 72-inch diameter pipeline is in progress.
BeEducated.pk wants you to know that Karachi is facing an acute shortage of water following a drastic drop in water levels at the Hub dam. The Citizens of Karachi has complained of serious water crisis, while hydrant (water tanker) companies refuse to facilitate them.
For Karachi, the major source of water are Keenjhar lake and Hub Dam. From where water is pumped through three main bulk pumping stations located at Dhabeji, Gharo and Hub.
The Former provincial minister Jam Khan Shoro, around 100MGD from the Hub and 550MGD are supplied from the Indus on daily basis to meet the needs of Karachi’s 17 million citizens.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Wants Dams to Be Built in Pakistan
Recently, Pakistan’s Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar is striving to start construction of Dams in the country to solve the water shortage problem in all the provinces.
Hopefully, CJP will give a productive ruling in the Kalabagh Dam case and solve the water shortage problem in Pakistan. To get latest news keep on visiting our website on daily basis.