ISLAMABAD (APP) - Capital Development Authority (CDA) has been working vigorously on a three pronged strategy to resolve the chronic water scarcity here in the capital once for all, Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) Tariq Mehmood Khan said Saturday. Talking to private TV channel, he said as many as six small dams would be constructed in the Capital as feasibility study of all is available. Currently there are 188 tubewells in Islamabad.Additional tubewells would be sunk in the capital besides increasing the number of water tankers by three times,he said. The project to get additional water from Ghazi-Brotha has been expedited.A committee has been constituted to get No Objection Certificate (NOC) from three small provinces (in connection with getting additional water from Ghazi-Brotha), he said. In the committee two each eminent aborigines from Balochistan, Sindh and NWFP - who are also permanent residents of Islamabad have been included. In addition - CDA's own team was in contact with Indus River System Authority (IRSA) to get NOC from Sindh, Balochistan and NWFP for additional water quota for Islamabad from Ghazi-Brotha. Responding to a question regarding traffic congestion in a small street near underpass of I-8/1 as a result of construction of 9th avenue, he said the aforementioned street would be dualised.   Besides the entry of heavy vehicle has been banned in the said street to reduce the congestion. It may be mentioned that as a result of construction of 9th avenue as many as four connecting arteries have been closed - increasing traffic volume significantly in a small street situated near the underpass of I-8/1. CDA makes action plan to control viral diseases The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has prepared an action plan to control spread of viral diseases in wake of emerging threats of dengue fever, bird flu and other vector diseases. CDA Senior Director Health Services Dr Saeed Ahmed said the directorate had decided to take vigorous precautionary measure to combat the threat of dengue fever and bird flu. He said, in a meeting it was decided that keeping in view the past experience and threat of dengue fever and other communicable diseases, it was high time to take precautionary measures for prevention and control of diseases. He said a comprehensive action plan has been formulated to combat dengue fever and bird flue by dividing the federal capital into four zones. Dr Ahmed said that a campaign would be launched in which anti-malaria section of the directorate would fumigate various areas of the city. He said Rapid Food Task Force would strictly monitor supply and sale of edibles at food outlets under the supervision of health officers. All the doctors working with medical centres of the directorate have been directed to follow early warning system to safeguard the general public, he said.