rawalpindi - Various areas of the city are facing acute water shortage as sufficient water is not being supplied.

The areas included Adiala Road, Jarahi Stop, Shah Khalid Colony, Faisal colony, Murshid Town and Fazal Town.

A resident of Shah Kahlid Colony, Haji Waheed talking to APP on Sunday said that no arrangements had been made for providing water. He added, “We have to fetch water far flung areas to meet the daily needs.” He said that he could not afford water tank which was unaffordable for the poor.

Another resident of Murshid Town Haseeb Bhatti said that they registered many complaints but the authorities concerned had not taken action to address the problem.

The residents urged the concerned authorities to take serious action and provide water on priority.

On the other hand, Spokesman of Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) said that steps had been taken to improve the water supply and old pipelines were being replaced.