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  About Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA)

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  -  Introduction

  -  History

  -  Objectives

  -  Functions 

 -  Introduction

 The Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) is committed to provide drinking

 water of Unquestionable quality in sufficient quantity and to treat the sewage

 generated to the required parameters. As the leader in providing water and

 sanitation services, WASA is recognized as an effective instrument of change

 through adopting state-of-the-art technologies for improving the quality of its

 services to the general public.

 -  History
As per requirement of one of covenants of the ADB Loan No. 1260-PAK (SF)

  for the “Urban Water Supply & Sanitation Project” so that by the Loan

  closing date, it is well established and fully in command of all the

  infrastructure created through Loan on August 1992.

- WASA took over of Filtration Plant and Conductance Main from PHED on

  1st July 1996.

- Taking over of Water Supply and Sewerage system from Defunct

  Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation (Now Tehsil Municipal Administration)

- WASA Fully Established and Operational from 1st April 1998

 -  Objectives

  The Water and Sanitation Agency’s objectives are defined as follows:

- To support ecologically sustainable development and to meet the community

   needs through the provision and maintenance of effective services.

- To provide high quality water supply complying with recognized drinking

   water standards and to transport and treat sewage for disposal to meet the

   City’s environmental standards.

  Our Customer
  To effectively anticipate and to respond appropriately to customer needs.
  Our Environment
  To maintain sustainability of the Rawalpindi environment and to the sustainability of the wider environment.
  Our People
  To establish and maintain productive and valued staff.
  Our Assets
  To apply best practice in operating and maintaining our assets.
  Our Finances
  To maintain the WASA as a competitive and financially responsible and accountable entity.
  Our Sustainability
  To manage the business to be commercially successful in the longer term.
  Our Accountability
  To demonstrate accountability to all stakeholders.

 -  Functions

- Provision and O&M of Water Supply

   (i).  Source: Rawal Lake Filtration Plant, Khanpur Dam, Tomar Service

         Reservoir and Tubewells.

   (ii). Distribution Network including Water Works

- O&M of Sewerage System and related Appurtenance Billing and Revenue

  (water charges) collection to attain Financial Sustainability.

-  Enforcement against Defaulters / Unauthorized Connections etc.

-  Short Term and Long Term Planning for Tapping Additional Water Sources

   & Implementation to meet water supply  and Sewerage demand projected

   on the period. The long term Projects are:

   (i).  Rawalpindi Environmental Improvement Project (ADB Funded  Project)

   (ii). Augmentation of water supply system based on Chirah Dam



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