KARACHI (PR) - The ground-breaking ceremony of the construction of water works (Package-III) was held at Textile City site here the other day. The Water Works project covers a 20 million gallon (MG) water reservoir, 1.5 MG potable water underground tank, an overhead tank of 0.125m gallons and underground water tank for firefighting system. Potable water will be treated through chlorination process and pass through sand filter beds to ensure the supply of good quality drinking water. The project will also be equipped with dedicated generators and pump house. Boundary walls will secure the entire Water Works installations spread over 20 acres. The projects projected completion time is twelve months. The project has been awarded to renowned contractors M/s Principal Builders under Nespaks supervision. A 23 km 48 inch diameter water supply pipeline for 20 MGD is in the process of being laid by KW&SB from Forebay High Point to Textile City site. Pakistan Textile City is developing the countrys first dedicated international industrial zone, Textile City at Port Qasim Karachi. Spread over 1250 acres, Textile City offers unmatched industrial infrastructure including utilities, wide road network and secure environment for well-planned industrial plots for value-added and allied textile industries. The infrastructure development is scheduled to be completed by 2012 while sale of industrial plots is expected to begin this year. Zaheer A. Hussain, CEO Pakistan Textile City, Col (R) Syed Asif Jamal, GM Technical Operations and Aun Ali Sayani, CFO & Company Secretary of Pakistan Textile City, Engr. Mohammad Najeeb Haroon, CEO Principal Builders and members of Nespak team led by Muhammad Shoaib, Chief Planner/Project Manager were also present at the occasion.