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Karachi: Hub Lake drops to dead level

KARACHI: The water level in Hub Dam lake has dropped to dead level due to scarce rainfall in the command area of Hub River, ARY News reported on Thursday. 

The water in Hub dam lake, one of the two sources of water supply to Karachi, has dropped to dead level due to scarce or no rainfall in the command area of the river. The water supply from reservoir to the city will be halted after February 28 (tomorrow).

Karachi water board was supplying 100 MGD water to Central and West districts of the metropolis from Hub reservoir. The water supply has presently reduced to 40 MGD due the crisis situation, which will be completely halted as the water level in the dam dropping to the dead level. 

The water board authorities have yet to announce alternate water supply arrangements for the city. 

The board had earlier announced a system of supply rotation to overcome the water crisis but the concerned authorities have yet to made announcement of the steps to overcome the water shortage.  

However, the water thieves doing roaring business in the city through illegal hydrants.



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