The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has revised the design for Greater Karachi Water Supply Scheme – also known as K-IV and it is expected to be operational by October 2023. The design of the project has been revised in accordance with the timelines.
WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) visited the K-IV project and expressed satisfaction over the pace of progress. The next step will be awarding construction contract for the project. Following award of the contract, the construction work on K-IV Project will commence within 3-4 months. After completion K-IV will start supplying 650 million gallon per day additional water to Karachi under the Prime Minister’s Karachi Package.
It is worth mentioning here that K-IV Project envisages to supplying 650 million Gallons of drinking water per day to Karachi. Earlier, the project was being constructed by the Sindh Government, however, the Federal Government, under an arrangement with the Provincial Government has taken up implementation of the project as part of the Prime Minister’s Package for Karachi and directed WAPDA to take over the responsibility of constructing the project.