PESHAWAR : The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday announced closure of all government canals, lift irrigation schemes, tube wells, civil channels under the administrative jurisdiction of Chief Engineer (North) Irrigation Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with the exception of canals in Chitral District for desilting campaign from January 10. The desilting would continue for one month and the period may be increased or decreased according to weather conditions. The annual repairs would also be done in the same period. It was notified by Chief Engineer (North) Irrigation Department Peshawar.