Functions

  • Initiate and maintain a continuous process of comprehensive development plannings of water supply, sewerage and sanitation in the area.
  • Plan, design, construct, operate and maintain water supply, sewerage and sanitation system within the service area of the Water and Sanitation Authority to be established under Section 3 of this Ordinance.
  • Establish, maintain and periodically revise as necessary, planning controls, design and construction criteria and regulations for water supply sewerage and sanitation services for the area to:
    • Provide appropriate design standard and protect public health.
    • Ensure compliance with the development plans of the Authority
  • Approve all proposed new, extension or rehabilitation works on the water supply, sewerage and sanitation system in the Area whether owned and carried out by the Authority. Government Departments or Development Agencies, private developers or individual consumers.
  • Monitor and control water resources in the Area, both surface and underground and issue licenses for abstraction of water from such resources in the Area in accordance with regulations made by the authority.
  • Take over ownership and responsibility for all services pertaining to water supply, sewerage and sanitation for Municipal Corporation of cities, as defined in this Ordinance, Quetta Development Authority and any other organization with the Area, except such system controlled by the Cantonment Board of Pakistan Railways.
  • Prepare and implement any other scheme assigned to the authority by provincial Government.
  • As appropriate, collect or recover rates, charges or fees for water supply sewerage and sanitation services, including so far as practicable arrears thereof.