ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) has tasked the Director-General Works to supervise the drainage of water as results of rain spells. Director-General Works of the authority has been directed to ensure immediate drainage of water during and after the monsoon rains.
In line with the instructions of the CDA management, Roads Directorate (North), Road Directorate (South), Markets and Road Maintenance Directorate and other concerned formations of the authority along with other concerned departments remained busy in draining water accumulated due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday night. On the instructions of the management, Director General Works personally visited different areas of the city and deputed the staff where needed. CDA teams drained water accumulated on 9th Avenue, I-8 Interchange (Western side), Faizabad Interchange, Minister Enclave and other areas of the city. These CDA teams also collaborated with different formations of MCI for drainage of water from the houses and other premises.
CDA management has directed the Director General Works to coordinate with MCI for immediate removal of wild shrubs and trimming of grass especially along the road drainage system which is affecting the proper drainage of rainwater. It has been directed to coordinate with Sanitation Directorate to take immediate measures for removal of solid waste, construction waste and soil lying on the sides of nullahs so that the rainwater could flow smoothly.
It has been further directed to ensure covering of all main-holes around the city and take effective measures for draining the rainwater from the sloppy areas.
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