Karachi (HRNW) An emergency has been declared by the Water Board in view of the forecast of rains in the city. Presiding over the function, he directed the officers to ensure that all the machinery of the water board including getting, section, rodding, sewer cleaning machines, and de-watering pumps, including all the sewerage pumping stations, be kept ready at all times before the rains.
He directed the Superintending Engineers of all the districts to be present in their respective divisions along with their subordinate staff. In case of supply, it should be kept running with the help of generators and other facilities including Water Board Conduit, Nehru should be closely monitored.
Chief Engineer Sewerage Aftab Alam Chandio, Staff Officer to Vice Chairman Nadeem Kirmani, Superintendent Engineer Anwar Memon , Executive Engineer Badal Fattah Sheikh, Executive Engineer Abdul Malik and other officers were present on the occasion. The Vice Chairman Water Board further said that on the instructions of Sindh Local Government Minister and Chairman Water Board Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Water Board staff to provide better facilities to the citizens day and night.