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Sindh Chief Minister directs Secretary Irrigation to ensure provision of clean water into left bank canal system of Kotri Barrage

Karachi, April 01, 2015 (PPI-OT): The chief minister taking serious view of the releasing contaminated water into the left bank canal system of Kotri Barrage directed the secretary Irrigation to ensure provision of clean water into the system.

There was a report that untreated industrial effluent was released into Phuleli Canal at different locations. Therefore, the water flowing into the system turns poisonous. The same water is used for drinking purpose by the people of Tando Mohammad Khan, Badin and Thatta.

The chief minister has directed the irrigation department to coordinate with the Environment department and take legal action against the industrial units involved in releasing untreated effluent into the left bank canal system and report him within two days.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Allah Bachayo Memon
Press Secretary
Chief Minister House
Tel: +92-21-99202019
Cell: +92-300-3524057 (Ext: 336)

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