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Hub canal breach chokes Khi water supply

September 23, 2012 - Updated 40 PKT
From Web Edition  

KARACHI: A big breach in Hub canal’s channel 23 has put the supply of at least 100 million gallons water to metropolis in jeopardy, Geo News reported.

According to sources water is gushing out of the breach and flooding the neighboring areas of Madinatul Hikmat and Bhoray Khan Goth.

They feared a drastic shortage of water in Karachi if the breach was not plugged in time. The Chief Engineer, Karachi Water & Sewerage Borad (KW&SB) told Geo News that staffers have been fielded to stem the loss of water, whereas WAPDA authorities have already choked further inflow of water into the channel 23 from Hub Dam. 

Source - http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-68806-Hub-canal-breach-perils-Khi-water-supply