Contaminated water causing diseases: Rasheed

QUETTA: Chief Executive Officer of a non-governmental organisation, Taraqi Foundation, Amjad Rasheed has said that drinking of contaminated water has been causing diseases among the people.

Talking to journalists, here on Wednesday, he expressed his concern over declining water level in Quetta.

“Quetta will have to face several serious problems in future if immediate steps including construction of check dams were not taken to improve underground water level in the provincial capital,” he said.

He said that Taraqi Foundation has been executing several projects pertaining to water including wells, hand pumps and restoration of Karez system in Quetta, Pishin, Loralai, Qila Saifullah and other districts of Blaochistan.