The government’s negligence has badly affected the water purification plants which were installed after utilizing Rs 500 million in Multan.
About 80 percent underground water is dangerous for drinking due to which the local government constructed as many as 146 water purification plants but the authorities negligence has engulfed more than 90 plants.
The purification plants have turned into a junkyard despite allocating annual funds in this regard.
Locals lashed out at the government and demanded action as early as possible. They said this worst situation has intensified hepatitis and other fatal diseases in the city. On the other hand, the authorities are only satisfying locals with false promises.