A major water crisis was averted in the city after KWSB timely strengthened the bunds at the Hub Canal.
The ongoing spell of torrential rains in Karachi and Sindh has increased the water level in Hub Dam to 338 feet
Hub Dam is Pakistan’s third-largest dam and an important source of water supply to Karachi.
Recent rainfall in the catchment area of the Hub River has increased inflow to the reservoir and increased the water graph to 328 ft, with the dam having the capacity to store maximum 339 feet of water
Police has urged extreme caution and asked the people to act responsibly after three people drowned to death yesterday
Hub Dam, a reservoir on the Hub River in the metropolis area has had an influx of visitors coming to the place to cool off and have a swim despite lockdown
The Hub Dam, located 56 km from Karachi with a total capacity of 339 feet, is extended to 24,300 acres with a gross storage capacity of 8,57,000 acre-feet water.
The increasing water level in the dam will improve the water supply in District West and other areas of Karachi
The Managing Director of the Water Board has said that recent rainfall in the catchment area of the Hub Dam has increased the water graph in the reservoir to 307 ft, which is further increasing with the inflows from the catchment area.