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KWSB directs authorities to remain active in expected spell of monsoon rain

KARACHI: Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) managing director (MD) Asadullah Khan directed the department to take measure for rain emergency on Monday on the directives of Sindh Local Government Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah.

MD KWSB officials to remain active by ensuring the safety of water pipelines, filter plants, pumping stations, reservoirs, treatment plants, sewerage lines, sewerage pumping stations and other installations ahead of the upcoming monsoon season in the wake of coming monsoon season.

He also asked the field and operations staff to keep all machinery and instruments ready as needed. He has also ordered to perform maintenance and safety work ahead of time. Manholes should be covered with lids and all pits leveled, rubble should be removed from near the manholes and sewerage lines.