ISLAMABAD - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has started shifting tube wells and other water supply installations to automated system as part of its efforts to make water supply system in the city more efficient.   Chairman CDA Amir Ali Ahmed inaugurated tube wells automation system at Poona Faqiran Treatment Plant, according a statement issued by CDA.

The water treatment plant has been shifted to automation on an experimental basis. The modern system installed at the plant will control 25 tube wells through an automated system.  According to CDA, the automation of Poona Faqiran Treatment Plant will also ensure uninterrupted supply of water in Sector I-9 and I-10. In addition to improving water supply, the automated system will help save Rs30 million annually. All water supply facilities including tube wells are being shifted to modern automation system. This automated system can also be monitored through a mobile application.  Chairman CDA directed that the system installed at the treatment plant should be solarized which would also ensure energy saving.