The Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources (MRMWR) has clarified that it has investigated the video that showed massive amounts of underground water gushing out at a building web site in Qurm lately. “The building is being constructed with all necessary approvals from the concerned authorities,” mentioned an official.
The ministry also confirmed that the water is not appropriate for drinking.The clarification comes in the wake of powerful reactions from citizens in the city who blamed the authorities for water wastage.Nasser bin Said Salim mentioned, “It was quite disappointing to see so much water being wasted.” He hoped the water was at least employed for plantation purposes.Another citizen Hamad al Mazrouei as well expressed his disappointment at the failure of the authorities to stop wastage of so significantly water.“The video shows water gushing out, but it is clear it isn’t suitable for drinking.“It seems to be near a construction site. I wish it was used in a way that would benefit people.”
Information Source: Muscat Daily