19 Apr 2013 - 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — An estimated $260 billion USD is lost every year from a lack of access to sanitation, according to the World Bank.
11 Apr 2013 - 09:40 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (The Nation ) — Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Najam Sehti has redirected Wasa to adopt every possible measure for uninterrupted water supply to the citizens.
29 Mar 2013 - 07:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — Pakistan has informed India that the designs for three hydropower projects it is building on Chenab River violate the Indus Waters Treaty.
15 Mar 2013 - 07:58 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Dawn.com) — Two days before the end of its five-year tenure, the government is likely to sign a $500 million commercial loan agreement with a foreign bank to finance the $2.8 billion Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower
1 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — The United States is committed to helping Pakistan address energy challenges with funding for electricity projects, in particular for Diamer Bhasha Dam, US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson told
30 Jan 2013 - 10:48 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Pakistan organised a provincial consultative workshop for Punjab on ‘Pakistan Water Programme’ in Lahore today in collaboration with O
23 Jan 2013 - 11:00 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — Up to 14 hours of load shedding has resulted in shortage of drinking water for the residents of Fleming Road, Qila Gujjar Singh, Madina Colony and many other areas of Lahore. Residents of thes
15 Jan 2013 - 09:32 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (The Express Tribune) — “Pakistan’s stance is simply that it just doesn’t trust India regarding the water issue,” said Feisal Naqvi. He was speaking about the Indus Water Treaty, signed in 1960, at a roundtable, Indu
14 Dec 2012 - 09:53 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (The Express Tribune) — The Ministry of Water Resources of Iraq has approached the National Engineering Services of Pakistan, inviting it to participate in an irrigation project. The project called East Gha
4 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — The Lahore High Court last week ordered the Pakistani government to move ahead with construction of the long-delayed and politically charged multi-billion-dollar Kalabagh Dam, saying it was necessa
4 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — The World Bank and its partners this weekend launched the first-ever Sanitation Hackathon, modeled on the successful Water Hackathon of October 2011, bringing together software developers, designer
20 Nov 2012 - 10:17 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (The International News) — Indian and Pakistani ex-army officers termed good water management vital for both the countries and unanimously called for a joint team to study, examine and settle water issues between them.&nbs
7 Nov 2012 - 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — An inspection by Punjab province’s Irrigation and Power Department found that 20 small dams in the province have failed to meet their irrigation targets over the past 10 years.
5 Nov 2012 - 09:23 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — Federal Secretary Water and Power Nargis Sethi on Saturday said the government has planned to complete mega hydro power projects on priority for producing low-cost electricity. Talking to repr
29 Aug 2012 - 10:16 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (The International News) — Floods would not be avoidable in Pakistan but there is a need to evolve a comprehensive strategy to save public and the country from water shortages by constructing mega water reservoirs, includi
1 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — Pakistani and Saudi Arabian researchers are using nanotechnology processes to produce drinking water from fog in a research project taking place in Pakistan.
1 Aug 2012 - 09:13 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (ZEENEWS.com) — Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed has called on the Pakistan government to hold "serious talks" with India over the issue of sharing of river water. He made the remarks while addressi
18 Jul 2012 - 08:54 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (The International News) — All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) and German development agency, GIZ are chalking out a strategy for the industrial reuse of around 395 billion litres of water, officials said on Mon
25 Jun 2012 - 09:27 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — The Ravi commission, constituted on the orders of the Green Bench of the Lahore High Court, has sought a baseline study of the river in order to identify the pollution sources, polluters and the af
25 Jun 2012 - 09:10 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Pakistan Observer) — The World Bank has agreed to provide financial assistance for the 4,320mw Dasu hydropower project which will be constructed in phases after the 4,500mw Diamer Basha dam project is initiated and a f
4 Jun 2012 - 10:56 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (The International News) — Pakistan's Punjap District Coordination Officer (DCO) Noor-ul-Amin Mengal has ordered the Wasa to provide continuous supply of water to the citizens and the generators installed at tube-wells shoul
22 May 2012 - 09:34 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — Due to the government’s silence over Kalabagh Dam, Pakistan is suffering a loss of $1.4 billion USD annually.
22 May 2012 - 09:08 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Pakistan Today) — The government of the Republic of Korea is establishing water supply systems for the Pakistani villages of Phalia, Mandi Bahaudin with the grant aid of $4 million USD.
17 May 2012 - 09:24 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (The Express Tribune) — The Pakistan government should revive the Provincial Sustainable Development Fund (PSDF) to pay for the mitigation of environmental pollution by industries, a price that could rise to $1.5 billion
1 May 2012 - 10:32 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (The Express Tribune (Pakistan)) — Full Story - Pakistan is among the countries in the world that is sufferin
28 Mar 2012 - 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — Punjab province, Pakistan’s bread basket, faces a 50 percent shortage of irrigation water due to premature exhaustion of the water stored in the country’s two mega reservoirs.
7 Mar 2012 - 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — Pakistan’s Punjab province has launched a $389 million USD irrigation improvement project.
20 Dec 2011 - 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — The Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources will install water chlorinators after its study found most water in the country unfit for drinking, particularly in 14 districts of Sindh and B
7 Dec 2011 - 13:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — The Punjab government has initiated a project to extend the irrigation system in the province with the collaboration of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
7 Dec 2011 - 13:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — The U.S.
29 Nov 2011 - 15:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — Pakistani and Indian engineers should use technology to resolve water disputes between the two South Asian countries, according to Punjab province Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.
25 Oct 2011 - 22:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — Warning that by 2017 Pakistan will become water scarce, the country’s central bank has asked banks to provide loans to farmers for purchase and maintenance of farming tools and equipment that ens
18 Oct 2011 - 11:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — Stressing an early completion of a project for provision of safe drinking water in Pakistan’s most populous province, Punjab, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has formed a committee to firm up a pri
11 Oct 2011 - 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — A panel regulating Pakistan’s water resources has urged the country’s prime minister to immediately move on construction of reservoirs to ensure additional storage of over 27 billion cubic meters
10 May 2011 - 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — Pakistan’s second largest city could face a major water crisis in the near future, according to a new study that found that the water level in the city’s aquifer has declined by over 300 percent
22 Mar 2011 - 19:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Two reports independently done by Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) and the World Health Organization (WHO) found significant deficiencies in water quality in Pakistan.
2 Aug 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — In the future, no government or private institution or housing society will be allowed to construct a sewerage system without permission from the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA), Lahore Division
26 Apr 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
Pakistan (The Nation (Pakistan)) — The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) plans to establish a number of subdivisions of the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) as part of a " devolution plan" aimed at making the system more effective
5 Apr 2010 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — Pakistan asked for satellite monitoring of river flows during three-day talks with India that ended in Lahore on March 30.
Construction of the Nemoo Bazgo and
1 Sep 2008 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
Pakistan, LAHORE (The Post (Pakistan)) — Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has pledged to make regular supply of potable water one of his top priorities. At an August 26 meeting on the issue in Lahore, Sharif