MUSCAT: Vandalism at a Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW) pumping station in Al Qabeel in North Sharqiyah has hit supply to the wilayat. In a release, PAEW has said that this is the second time that such an incident has happened.
Electric cables at the station’s chlorine injection room were found tampered with in an act of vandalism. This has affected water flow from the station to storage tanks across the wilayat. Al Maghser and its nearby villages have been the most hit. PAEW has filed a police complaint following the incident, which it said has disrupted service to people and has damaged state property.
It has called for people’s cooperation in reporting such incidents to its 24/7call centre (1442) or at police station.