ISLAMABAD - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to strictly implement the policy of water conservation that involves imposition of fine on wastage of water.
The decision was taken in line with the federal government’s directives regarding implementation of the policy on water and energy conservation.
In this regard a meeting was held here at the CDA Headquarters on Friday with Member Environment Dr Kazim Niaz in chair.
Niaz, on the occasion, asked the authorities concerned to evolve a strategy to ensure effective monitoring of leakages in CDA’s water supply network.
He also called upon the residents for collective efforts to make Islamabad a model energy and water efficient city.
“Water shortage is looming in Islamabad, so this precious resource cannot be allowed to wasted,” the member environment commented.
He said the repair and maintenance of the rusty water pipelines is in progress what he said causes wastage of maximum chunk of water supplied from the reservoirs.
Moreover, he said the awareness campaign has also been initiated to sensitize common people about the cost of water wastage as, if not curbed immediately, the situation would turn worse.
He said under the revised CDA bylaws, the CDA teams have already started imposition of fine on water wastages.