WASA planning for water supply scheme: Sanaullah

FAISALABAD: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan on Monday said that Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) was planning to start second phase of water supply scheme to ensure provision of potable water to 100 percent population of Faisalabad.

He was addressing a function after test commissioning of 1st phase of Water Supply Scheme completed under joint venture by WASA in collaboration with French government with an estimated cost of Rs 6 billion.

This project will produce 10 million gallon filtered and treated water from Rakh Branch Canal while other 5 million gallon water will be pumped out through 10 tube-wells installed near Gattwala.

Rana Sanaullah Khan said that Chief Minister Punjab would formally inaugurate the second phase of this mega project which would be completed with an estimated cost of Rs 16 billion.

He further said that Canal Express Way, Jhall Chowk Flyover & Underpass and Children Hospital were also under completion.

Earlier, Rana Sanaullah Khan also inspected the new water filtration technology of water supply project. He also appreciated new technology introduced for the water treatment of potable water.

MNA Mian Abdul Mannan, MPA Faqeer Hussain Dogar, Chairman Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA) Sheikh Ejaz Ahmad, Vice Chairman WASA Mian Irfan Mannan, acting DCO Ejaz Khaliq Razzaqi, Director General (DG) FDA Yawar Hussain and Managing Director WASA Syed Zahid Aziz were also present on the occasion.