DC, MD WASA visit Gawalmandi area to inspect arrangements for flood emergency

Staff Reporter

Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali along with Water and Sanitation Agency Managing Director Sunday visited Gawalmandi and other areas and inspected arrangements finalized by the administration to cope with any emergency situation after heavy downpour in the catchment area of Nullah Leh.

The DC on the occasion said that the administration including Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA), Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation, Rescue-1122, Police and other departments concerned were on high alert to deal with any situation particularly in low lying areas of the city.

He directed the authorities concerned to keep the alert system updated and timely apprise the citizens about all the situation.

He asked the MD WASA to clear roads and streets and remove stagnant rain water from all the areas within shortest possible time frame.

He instructed the officers to focus low lying areas particularly of Ratta Amral, Katrian, Tippu Road, Dhoke Naju, Gawalmandi and Zia ul Haq colony and report about all the situation should be submitted to DC office.

“Although, the downpour has decreased but, the administration is fully alert,” he said adding, in case of emergency, all available resources would be utilized to help and facilitate the citizens.

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