WASA on high alert

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City Reporter

Managing Director (MD) Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) Raja Shaukat Mehmood on Tuesday visited low lying areas to observe the ground situation after heavy rain.

Raja Shoukat Mehmood informed that the Metrological Department had forecast heavy rainfall during the current week so all the arrangements were finalized by WASA before start of rains.

The directions had been issued to WASA officials to remain alert to meet any circumstances. Leaves of the field staff were canceled.

Heavy machinery was sent to low lying areas of the city, he added. WASA teams were directed to focus low lying areas including Committee Chowk Underpass, Liaquat Bagh, Asghar Mall Chowk andMurree Road.—APP