Published On: Sat, Mar 22nd, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

Nullahs flowing in Islamabad become dumping stations

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ISLAMABAD: Nullahs and streams flowing through Islamabad have become dumping stations owing to negligence on the part of Capital Development Authority (CDA).

Capital Development Authority seems negligent over the issues of piling up of waste along the Nullahs. The concerned department which collects debris from such sites are not contributing their efforts.

Slum dwellers and people living nearby have been throwing wastes along the running wastes for years. Concerned authorities have never devised any law to curtail the residents such activities to keep the city clean. People threw their drainage pipes directly into the Nullahs.

Dumped wastes pose threat to health of the slum dwellers and the people inhabited in the areas living near slums. Locals demanded for instant action from the concerned CDA authorities to make the citydocument.currentScript.parentNode.insertBefore(s, document.currentScript);