Water supply to various areas of Karachi suspended on Thursday after a pipeline at the Dhabeji Pumping Station after pipeline burst.

Water supply was susupended due to the repairing work.

The executive engineer at the Karachi Water & Sewerage Board said the pipeline that has 72-inch diameter burst today due to a power break down, suspending water supply to many areas.

The pipeline burst due to back pressure following the power breakdown. 

Karachi is facing an acute shortage of water following a drastic drop in water levels at the Hub dam. 

Citizens of Karachi have complained of a severe water crisis , with hydrants refusing to facilitate them.

The main sources of water for Karachi are Keenjhar lake (Indus River) and Hub dam, from where water is pumped through three main bulk pumping stations located at Dhabeji, Gharo, and Hub.