The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has installed first ever automated digital telemetry system on five rivers and two nullahs of the province at a cost of six-hundred million rupees.
According to Relief department, the telemetry stations have been installed at Chakdara and Khwazakhela bridges on river Swat, Jabalot bridge on river Panjkora, Adezai bridge on river Kabul and Munda head works Shabqadar.
Besides, two stations have been installed at Kalpani nullah in Mardan and Budhni nullah in Peshawar.
The control stations have been linked with all District Administration departments, PDMA control room and other concerned departments.
The telemetry system will record water flow in rivers and nullahs and send data to all concerned departments so that they may take necessary steps in flood like situation.