Times of Oman
Price in RO
24ct / gm
22ct / gm
Forex Rates vs R01
Back to Homepage
Water woes continue for residents of Wadi Kabir
Times News Service
November 25, 2012 , 3 : 00 am GST
SAVE THIS ARTICLE
Residents in some parts of the Wadi Kabir have been reportedly facing water problems for more than a week.
"While some houses don't have water at all, others have problem with the water flow pressure," said a resident of the area who claims to have been facing the problem for the past three weeks.
Besides homes, restaurants, schools and business houses have also been put at inconvenience due to the supply disruption.
A call centre official of the Public Authority for Electricity and Water said the water problem was due to the "low pressure in the big tank." He informed that the government was supplying water in Kuwaiti Mosque in Wadi Kabir.
Repair works are being carried out to solve the problem, it was learnt. The residents complained of water tanks "charging very high price" for the water. "It is expensive to buy water every day," a resident said. Some of the residents have been visiting relatives to have bath and cook. "It has been extremely inconvenient and we urge the authorities to rectify the problem as early as possible," said a resident who said he has not been having water for the last three days.
Rate this Article
Rates : 3, Average : 4.33
Post a Comment
Did you like this section? Leave a comment!
Your Name :
Your Email Address :
Your Comment :
Enter Image Text:
Back to Article
November 25 at 9 : 15 pm
thank u very much for bringing this topic in the public.as for the goverments comment on supplying water in the kuwaiti mosque,it is only for the mosque the general public cannot use that,so how is it helpfull?water tankers refuse to come to deliver water even after paying money.Moreover. the water supply problem in wadi kabir area (kuwaiti Mosque ) is become a menace as it happens twice or thrice every month.this is the second time it has happend in one month.Even on a regular basis also wadi kabir faces water supply cuts ,which never comes out in the print so the other public is unaware of what we go through each month ,"A Fear or Water Supply";water supply is cut out without prior notification of when its going to be cut and when it will be resumed.on calling up the PAEW,one gets to hear only "Inshallah it will come"..
Latest in this section
Bait Al Zubair Residency to give Omani art global aspect
Oman registers lowest in GCC Inflation Index
His Majesty The Sultan Condoles Zambian Interim President
His Majesty The Sultan receives thanks cable from King of Spain
US Embassy in Muscat notifies American community of extremist website posting
TOP RATED ARTICLES
Ubhar restaurant, home for Omani cuisine
Oman crime: Three held in Muscat for faking theft
Philippine School Oman girls clinch Muscat Secondary Schools League volleyball title
Times News Service
Government gives list of 627 account holders to court in black money case
Disaster warning system to give Oman early alerts
More in News
Sri Lanka restores blood-soaked railway to Tamil heartland
It's Different! Discovering pop legend Michael Jackson's popularity in rural India
Bucharest 'khans' reborn after decades of neglect
More than just a moustache - Adolf Hitler vs Charlie Chaplin
Urban gardens greening Berlin rooftops, airfield
More in Features
The world is now in for a new Dark Age
Isil poses a direct threat to Turkey’s national security
How PPP is still sinning against Sindh
Muslim Brotherhood courts Isis for support
What does Hashmi’s loss portend for 3-way battle?
More in Columns
Copyright © 2012 Muscat Press & Publishing House SAOC. All rights reserved. Times of Oman is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.
For reprint rights contact:
TOO Online Editorial