Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Program (PICIIP) aims to improve the efficiency of Municipal Corporations by improving the services of: water supply, sanitation, sewage treatment which will contribute in improved community health, enhancing the economic activities, strengthen business process and better quality of life of the residents of Sahiwal and Sialkot. PICIIP includes rehabilitation of 114 existing Tube Wells, 16 Over Head Reservoirs, 45 pumping stations and 45 filtration plants in the Sahiwal and Sialkot cities. Existing 797.3 km water supply pipelines are being replaced with durable pipes. Water Meters would also be installed to avoid the wastage of water and it would help to monitor the water usage by public, domestic and commercial services. It would help in conservation of this precious natural resource for the present and future generations. Moreover 3 new Waste Water Pumping Station are being developed in both cities and 150 Kilometers out-dated and outlived sewer pipes are being replaced with leakage free pipes. Two Waste Water Treatment Plant are being developed in Sahiwal and Sialkot.
Improved access to clean water includes Rehabilitation of 45 existing tube wells and Boreholes, 09 Overhead water reservoirs. Installation of 39 New Overhead water reservoirs. Installation of new water pipes of 863 Km, Rehabilitation of 20 Filtration plants. Installation of 53 new filtration plants, Up to Two Thousand Fifty Two Metered Domestic/House Connections (2,052) and Installation of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA). It will provide sustained access to clean water to Five Lac Thirty Five Thousand Nine Hundred Twenty Nine (535,929) households. Construction of Five (05) sewage Pumping stations, Laying of New approx. 167.5 km Sewer Lines. Construction of (2) centralized wastewater treatment plants, it will help safe drainage of sewage water from Ten Lac Twelve Thousand Nine Hundred five (1,012,905) households. Improved access to urban public spaces, Renovation and upgradation of 6 km streets, 7 km Green belts and trees will be plant on 2.5 km riverbank. It would also assist reducing flood risk to approx. (Forty-Five Thousand) 45,000 households. The green belts, in addition to providing aesthetic pleasure to citizen, will promote healthy environment and serve as carbon sinks and lungs for the cities.