KWSBKarachi Water & Sewerage Board
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Presiding over a meeting of KWSB to explore ways and means to improve capacity of the existing system of K-I, II and III, he said water shortage in the megacity should be reduced on urgent basis.
'The three of them were working in a dig to change sewerage pipe line when the rock fall,' said the KWSB adding that authorities began the rescue efforts soon after it and were able to successfully rescue two health workers while the third one succumbed to his injuries.
According to an MQM statement, the delegation expressed serious concerns over the overflowing gutters at every nook and cranny of the city and urged the KWSB chief to resolve the problem at the earliest.
'KWSB has to manage the entire system in a transparent manner,' he said on Friday, while presiding over a meeting of the local government department to design a strategy for the monsoon rains, starting July 29.
'A rotation system as is planned by irrigation department during water shortages may also be replicated by KWSB in the city,' he said and added 'presently some areas are getting water regularly while the others were waiting for weeks- this is injustice and unfair practice,' he said.
KE ensures seamless power supply to all strategic installations of KWSB besides extending all possible technical support and maintaining close coordination with KWSB teams round the clock.
The NAB team asked the KWSB to clarify its position over illegal hydrants operating citywide.
In a statement released by the spokesperson said that KE has a dedicated technical team on standby to give priority to any issues at the KWSB facility at Dhabeji.
Sources told Pakistan Today that KWSB has divided the city into 18 zones with each being headed by a deputy director who collects the revenue from consumers.
He underlined the need for the complete change of KWSB system and replacement of valve men as well.
However, the KESC, in a counter-accusation, blamed the KWSB for failing to pay billions of rupees in dues to the power utility.