CDA shifts water supply installations to IT-based automated system
ISLAMABAD – The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has started shifting tube wells and other water supply installations to an automated system as part of its efforts to make the water supply system in the city more efficient. Chairman CDA Amir Ali Ahmed inaugurated tube wells automation system at Poona Faqiran Treatment Plant, according to a statement issued by CDA.
The water treatment plant has been shifted to automation on an experimental basis. The modern system installed at the plant will control 25 tube wells through an automated system. According to CDA, the automation of the Poona Faqiran Treatment Plant will also ensure an uninterrupted supply of water in Sectors I-9 and I-10. In addition to improving water supply, the automated system will help save Rs30 million annually. All water supply facilities including tube wells are being shifted to modern automation systems. This automated system can also be monitored through a mobile application. Chairman CDA directed that the system installed at the treatment plant should be solarized which would also ensure energy saving.
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