Introduction :

The city of Multan, having a population of 1.9 Million, is spread over an area of 304 Sq. Km. WASA Multan which was established in 1992 is trying its best to provide water and better sewerage system to the citizens of Multan. Presently, WASA has been able to facilities 60% of the population by producing and supplying at least 31.5 million gallons of drinking water daily. People by their own means are producing at least 12 million gallon water per day. In this way, WASA has to collect, lift and dispose 43.5 million gallons of sewage daily through its sewer network and Disposal Stations, which is maximum in summer months as 48 mg/D and minimum in winter months as 39 mg/D.

Functions

  • Betterment of service level of existing Water Supply and Sewerage facilities.
  • Spreading these facilities to far away areas of city.
  • Improvement of recovery of user charges to make it the self-financing Agency.

Achievements

  • WASA Multan, since its creation, has been able to provide Water Supply facilities to 60 % of its population and Sewerage facilities to 55 % of its population as per latest survey of the year 2006.
  • WASA Multan has the sewer of diameter ranging from 6” to 72” and 1028 Km in length, 5 main Disposal Stations, two intermediate lift stations and 11 mini-lift stations installed in low-lying areas.
  • The Water Supply System comprises distribution lines 960 Km in length ranging from 2” i/d to 24” i/d , 80 Tube wells           (279 Cusecs producing capacity) and 21 OHRs with 02.35 MGD capacity.
  • Recovery Of User Charges. WASA has made a break through in raising the Recovery from Rs. 45.607 million (in year   2002-03) to Rs. 96.272 million during the year 2005-06.

 

  Sewerage System :

Multan was served by network of swear which contains drains and outfall sewers leading to Khuni Burj Disposal Station which was built in 1925. Later on, as the population increased, new areas were served with open surface drains and pumping stations were installed to discharge sewage in open fields. 

 

 

The General Advisory Services of public health Engg: Department prepared a Master Plan Report for implementing Comprehensive Sewerage Scheme Multan in year 1969. According to the Master Plan Report, it was proposed to construct the scheme in two Phases.  


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