Hunza, February 17: The FWO has said that the extended date for opening of the dammed Hunza River’s spillway will not be changed. Meanwhile Jawans of FWO are busy boring holes in the temporary constructed blockade.
Some local people who recently traveled through the spillway have expressed relative satisfaction that this time significant change can be attained in height of the lake. “I don’t they will be able to reduce the height by 20 meters”, a traveler told Pamir Times, when asked in light of a recently published news item in a regional newspaper. “I think they might able to reduce it by 15 to 20 ft, at max”, the man said, while demanding not to be named.
Another visitor to the spillway,
Abdul Waheed, has expressed satisfaction over the excavation work being carried out by FWO. “This time it seems relatively better”, he wrote on facebook, while sharing a recent photograph of the spillway.