Deputy Minister Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji said the matter must be cleared as he considered the act of temporarily turning off the water supply of fire hydrants
as unreasonable as fires can break out anytime.
Water supply from Sakhi Hassan hydrant
was suspended on Tuesday evening and hadn't been restored till Wednesday.
A spokesman for Severn Trent Water, which is responsible for water hydrants
, said: "As the weather gets hot, we believe that people are illegally opening up our hydrants
to cool down, but what they don't know is that this can potentially cause some very serious problems.
The Karachi and Water Sewerage Board (KWSB) had sealed the hydrant
with help of the district administration for being illegal.
"The rapid growth of our hydrant
database is part of our commitment to help our customers more effectively and efficiently evaluate fire risk."
Anyone who witnesses fire hydrant
vandalism can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or give the information anonymously on www.fearless.org, which is part of Crimestoppers.
ISLAMABAD -- The members of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad on Thursday rejected a summary aimed at regularizing illegal water hydrants
in the capital city, saying it is an attempt to safeguard the interests of the tanker mafia active in the city.
"No one wants to have murky water, and illegal hydrant
use is one of the major causes of murky water in the Severn Trent region as the draw of water through the hydrant
can disturb harmless sediment that normally sits at the bottom of the pipe," the spokesperson added.
Yeshey dorji added that the sky hydrant
filtration units are light-weight and easy to transport, requires no power to operate and can be set up and run by a non-technical person.
Northumbrian Water think that someone illegally interfered with a hydrant
, causing a build-up of pressure and forcing the cover to pop off.
system is a loop of pipeline located under the aircraft parking ramp that delivers fuel straight from the hydrant
fuel tanks to the aircraft.