After a lot of deliberation and consultation, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and Rawal Dam management have reached an agreement for the release of water from Rawal dam to Islamabad.
According to the agreement Rawal Dam will release 2 million gallons of water per day to Islamabad from the Rawal dam at the rate of Rs7.22 per 1000 gallon.
The officials of CDA and Rawal Dam stated that the issue of millions of rupees of outstanding dues has been resolved whereas a payment mechanism for future has also been agreed. The file has been submitted to Chairman CDA. This was all revealed at a meeting of a subcommittee of National Assembly, which met with Ch Hamid Hameed as the convener of the sub-committee.
The representative of Rawal Dam apprised that the draft agreement between the CDA and Punjab Government has been sent to Law Department of Punjab Government for vetting.
To ensure thee transparency of water distribution both parties have informed that they will install a gauge on the water gates so that water released can be measured and after that the distribution will begin for Islamabad.