LWMC starts desilting of tertiary drains prior to monsoon


As per the instructions of CEO LWMC Rafia Haider Lahore Waste Management Company has issued standard operating procedures for desilting of tertiary drains before monsoon. Objective behind conducting these desilting work is to ensure free flow of storm and wastewater, to make sure optimum utilization of water carrying capacity of tertiary open drains, and to facilitate quick disposal of stagnant rainwater.

The de-silting of tertiary open drains will be carried out simultaneously at identified Union Councils i.e. Walled city, Gawalmandi areas, Shahdra, Bhama pind, Amin Park, Shafiqabad, city periphery areas etc. of specified towns from April to August, 2022 and will be repeated again according to the schedule and need. Cleanliness of gully grating present along main roads will be done by sanitary workers during routine work of manual sweeping.

De-silting related complaints received will be resolved on priority basis. In order to ensure the timely clearance of drains operation teams have been mobilized and the process has been started. According to the SOPs issued by LWMC, cleaning of 528 drains across the city is in full swing.

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