ISLAMABAD: Citizens in different sectors of the capital including G-7, F-7 and Red Zone are facing acute shortage of water affecting their routine life. 

The citizens of these areas have expressed their disappointment at the lack of interest of the government and the Mayor and Chairman CDA for paying no attention to their problem. They said they expected a more cooperative attitude from the representative of the Local government as they had made tall claims at the time of polling to ensure excess availability of water.

A senior citizen in G-7 sector while expressing his disappointment said that even the already laid water pipe lines have become obsolete and the little quantity of water coming to their houses is highly contaminated and there is no fixed timing for supply. He regretted that the Capital Development Authority was paying no attention to the genuine problem of the people. He said water is provided to the residents of his sector some time in the evening, during day or even after midnight and on sometime there is no water for two days.

A number of people in F-7 sector said it was duty of the administration to ensure availability of  clean drinking water to the people. 

When contacted Mayor and Chairman CDA Sheikh Ansar Aziz said that the shortage of water is due to reduced supply from Khanpur Dam where water level has gone down due to lack of rain. He said efforts are being made to enhance water supply to the citizens from different sources including Tubewells.