KARACHI: Advocate Shahab Usto said, “Karachi city is facing a shortage of 250 million gallons of water on daily bases”. He express his view while a hearing on Saturday in Supreme Court Karachi registry.
Advocate Usto is the petitioner in water case before the Supreme Court, was speaking about the long-standing water crisis in the city.
He informed Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar that out of the 3,000 water-related schemes only 915 have been completed so far which were hanging in midair until 2017.
Usto suggested the government should be given time till July 2019 to complete drainage-related work.