Karachi still under stinking sewerage water, 2 weeks after rain calamity

KARACHI: (HRNW) The city’s creaking sewerage system has collapsed with sewerage water accumulated in most parts of the metropolis.

After heavy rainfall wreaked havoc to the city in the last week of the August, sewerage water could still be witnessed at most of the roads including key traffic arteries of the metropolis.

Over 200 sewerage lines were choked in recent heavy rainfall causing a sewerage crisis in the city, Karachi Water & Sewerage Board managing director said.

Most of the parts of the calamity hit city, including posh areas as well as slums suffering the brunt of collapse of the sewerage system with no relief in sight.

From the city’s shopping hub Saddar to Federal B Area, Model Colony or Lyari most of roads and streets could be witnessed under the stinking sewerage water.

MD Water Board said that heavy rainfall has badly hit the board’s installations. Sewerage water has been pumped out from 80 percent areas, while work has been in progress at remaining areas, he said.


Be the first to comment on "Karachi still under stinking sewerage water, 2 weeks after rain calamity"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.