ISLAMABAD: The water provide from Rawal Dam to Rawalpindi has been restored, authorities knowledgeable on Sunday.
As per an announcement issued on Saturday night time, Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Capt (retd) Mushtaq Ahmed knowledgeable that the Nationwide Agricultural Analysis Centre had examined the water and declared no abnormality had been discovered. Nevertheless, the fish and water samples have additionally been despatched to the Nationwide Institute of Well being and Pakistan Council of Analysis in Water Assets for additional testing. Nevertheless, he suggested that the water needs to be boiled earlier than consumption.
The Water and Sanitation Company (Wasa) on Saturday acknowledged that poison had not been discovered within the dam’s water, which had led to numerous fish in Rawal Dam to die.
Following the event, WASA had requested to briefly droop the water provide to Rawalpindi.
A felony case was additionally lodged by the Secretariat police on Wednesday towards a ‘native mafia’ for pouring poison into the dam.
Based on the FIR lodged by the Punjab Fisheries Division, a neighborhood mafia was requested to chorus from fishing and boating within the dam because it was banned. Aggravated by the order, the mafia added toxic substance to the water that killed practically 240 tonnes of fish to this point.
The dam supplies an estimated 24 million gallons of water to Rawalpindi day by day.
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