EPA inspects 46 sites under anti-dengue drive; seals three

RAWALPINDI: Environment Protection Agency (EPA), under anti-dengue drive on Saturday inspected 46 sites and sealed three premises.

District Officer EPA, Mian Mohammad Nawaz told APP that EPA teams also removed stagnant water from three breeding sites.

Action in accordance with the law is being taken against the violators of the orders of the government to save the public from the spread of dengue mosquitoes.

Mian Mohammed Nawaz further said that EPA teams visited 46 points including 28 tyre shops, 14 junkyards/godowns, one nursery and three under construction sites.

He said vulnerable points are regularly being checked and special inspection is conducted to check dengue mosquito larvae. As many as 43 sites were declared clear of dengue larva as SOP was being followed there.

The EPA team found no dengue larvae on Saturday.

Source: APP