ISLAMABAD – Lala Zaar Colony is facing increased risk of breakout of diseases owing to the absence of sewerage lines in the streets of the colony.
More than two feet of water collects in low-lying areas forming ponds of dirty water, as there is no proper water drainage system available.
These ponds are the breeding grounds for mosquitoes.
Residents of the area has demanded that the sewerage and water supply lines be separated because in rainy season drinking water got contaminated as well as it became difficult to cross the street owing to the water.
Citizen have said that the cantonment board would be held responsible for negligence if diseases breakout.