CDA to install 20 tube wells during ongoing year


Capital Development Authority will install around 20 new tube wells at different locations to improve water supply in the federal capital.

The water supply directorate of the authority had completed all the process to issue tender in upcoming weeks whereas the work on the installation site was in full swing, said its spokesman on Wednesday.

Talking to APP, he said the directorate had taken inclusive steps for the convenience of the citizens, adding that some 15 tube wells were installed last year,besides fixing of dysfunctional machines.

Similarly, he said to improve water supply in sectors I-8, I-9 and I-10 the tube wells were added to water system of Poona Faqiran area while repairing of inactive machines in F and G series underway to make it operational soon.

Likewise the authority has overcome many issues in water supply system like leakage of supply lines, saving over10 million gallons per day and increase water pressure.

Earlier, he said the capital city was receiving some 32 million gallons of water per day from Simly Dam but now only 18 million gallons of water was being used to meet the need of the city.

He said CDA chairman Aamer Ali Ahmed had appreciated the efforts of directorate for uninterrupted water supply to federal capital residents.The spokesman added that the authority had allocated sufficient funds for maintenance of water supply lines to improve water supply system in the federal capital.

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