RAWALPINDI: A water filtration plant set up in a low income housing colony of Pakistan Railways in Westridge has been lying almost dry since its inauguration.
ISLAMABAD: The government has conceded playing a key role in prolonging economic recession in the country by repeatedly cutting down the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP), resulting in energy and water shortages and unemployment in the country.
To partially overcome some of the lasting and negative impacts of national recession, the government is now considering privatising some of the major projects through outright sale or through Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) mode on Built to Operate and Own (BOO) basis.
Mirpurkhas, May 25: Mirpurkhas division commissioner Saeed Ahmed Mangnijo directed the officials of the division administration and Nara Canal Water Board to prepare a contingency plan for the approaching monsoon.
RAWALPINDI - Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) on Thursday announced that it had cleared silt and solid waste from Nullah Leh to save the low lying areas from flood during the upcoming monsoon season.
KARACHI: There are only four months left before the next monsoon season begins and at least 250 villages have still not been drained of water and 87% of water sources are unfit to be used for drinking in Sindh, according to the People’s Accountability Commission on Floods (PACF).
KARACHI, Nov 9: With the gap between the city`s water demand and supply already at more than 100 million gallons per day (mgd), the deadline for the completion of the first phase of the much-vaunted Greater Karachi Water Supply Scheme has passed without resolution of any of the core issues at the heart of the delay.
ISLAMABAD, Experts at a conference on Tuesday said Pakistan would suffer 16 to 17 per cent drop in water supply from Afghanistan after construction of 13 dams on Kabul River.
MURREE: Pipelines bought to bring water from the Jhelum River to Murree under a Rs4.5 billion project launched by the previous government are rusting under the open sky, as work on the scheme was stopped after the PML-N came to power in the province.
The Neelam-Jhelum Bulk Water Supply Scheme was launched in 2005 and was scheduled to be completed in one year. An amount of Rs4.5 billion was allocated for the project.
THATTA : Approximately 9,200 villagers will be supplied 1,84,000 gallons of potable water almost daily following completion of Jungshahi water supply scheme being carried out at a cost of Rs100 million in hilly terrain of Kohistan, located at the tail-end of the district.