Water scarcity in Airport Housing Society irks residents. PHOTO: FILE
RAWALPINDI: Regardless of residents protests and continuous complaints to the authorities, there was no respite within the water scarcity disaster within the Airport Housing Society.
The dilemma which first emerged in 2013 pressured residents to stage protests on the streets, to lodge their remonstration.
However, the state of affairs has deteriorated-with every passing day.
Ansa, a resident, expressed her view on the dire state of affairs by stating that there are occasions the place we aren’t offered water for as much as three to 4 days.
Amplifying her hopelessness, she stated that migration appeared to be the last word answer as nothing might be executed for a number of years to deal with the difficulty.
Muhammad Aslam, one other resident, stated, “It was fairly unlucky that the authorities couldn’t provide you with an answer to the lengthy-standing problem and residents need to search for costly various sources to fulfill their wants”.
Furthermore, no authority is able to take duty, along with, a battle of area prevails, he added.
Zarina Begum, a resident, 70, stated she had by no means imagined in her youth that her household must buy a water tanker for Rs 2000 to satisfy primary water wants.
Quratul-Ain Akram , a scholar, stated that if there was no panacea, the authorities should rein within the tanker operators to offer water on warranted costs.
The spokesperson of Water and sanitation Authority (WASA) Muhammad Umer commenting on the difficulty stated, “This space doesn’t fall underneath our jurisdiction.
Umer additional added that the housing society was solely chargeable for offering water to the residents.
Revealed in The Categorical Tribune, August thirteenth, 2016.
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