Water shortage perturbs residents

Rawalpindi—The residents of Raja Akram Colony on Dhamial road are facing acute water shortage for the last many days despite laying of a new pipeline at a cost of Rupees 1 million. The residents said that Chaklala Cantonment Board CCB has failed to provide potable water.
Azhar Hameed a area resident talking to APP said water is not available in the locality.
He said we cannot afford to get water from tankers as it was too costly. Another resident of the locality Haseeb Bhatti said we were paying water bills regularly but its supply was not being ensured.
The residents urged the concerned authorities to take steps for regular supply of water.
Vice Chairman Chaklala Cantonment Raja Irfan told that water pipeline had been laid and said steps are being taken to ensure supply of water regularly. He said due to the gap between supply and demand , the residents are facing the problem.—APP

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