KARACHI: A seventy two-inch pipeline was ruptured on Tuesday following an influence breakdown at Dhabeji Pumping Station – an important water provide supply for the town.
Based on Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KWSB) officers, an influence failure on the Dhabeji pumping station brought on a buildup of again strain within the pipeline; unable to take the elevated strain the seventy two-inch pipeline burst.
In consequence, one hundred fifty million gallons of water won’t be provided to the town within the subsequent forty-eight hours, in response to a press release issued by the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KSWB).
“Two kilometres of land was submerged in water after the pipeline burst,” a KWSB spokesperson stated.
Heavy gear for repairing the broken line was promptly transported to the pumping station on the directions of KWSB’s Managing Director Syed Hashim Raza Zaidi.
“The restore work can take as much as forty eight hours,” the KWSB spokesperson stated. “Until the pipeline is repaired, we’re utilizing alternate pipelines to provide water.”
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