The Lusaka City Council LCC has appealed to members of the public who are fond of throwing garbage in drainages once it rains to stop.
LCC assistant public relations manager Thelma Mbewe told one love radio news in an exclusive interview, that throwing garbage in drainage systems is illegal.
Ms. Mbewe said citizens should be responsible and dispose garbage in right areas and not indiscriminately.
She also revealed that the council has plans of improving some drainage systems in Lusaka district, so as to curb the issues of flooding in some areas.
“Yes we do have plans, I will give an example of kanyama, currently there is a drainage system that is being constructed in the area,” she said.