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Punjab CM orders effective measures to prevent urban flooding

Punjab CM orders effective measures to prevent urban flooding
August 28, 2020
LAHORE (92 News) - Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar has ordered the Water And Sanitation Agency (WASA) and local government representatives to take effective measures to prevent urban flooding during heavy showers across the province. In a statement, CM Buzdar ordered round-the-clock monitoring of stormwater drains, streams, and water channels and called for contingency measures to deal with any urban flooding-like situation in low-lying localities. Usman Buzdar further instructed that all necessary equipment, machinery, and resources be made available to the departments concerned and warned them of stern action in case rainwater is not drained out from streets and markets in a timely manner.