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  1. Punjab, Pakistan Project to Displace Thousands

    1 Oct 2007- 20:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- While a water project in Potohar region will bring safe drinking water and economic growth, it is expected to displace thousands of people who may also lose their livelihood, officials said. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 13:00

  2. Tap Water Improves in Balochistan, North West Frontier Provinces

    24 Sep 2007- 23:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- Tap water supply has improved in Balochistan and North West Frontier Province in 2005-2006, according to a recent survey by the Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement. The survey s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  3. Pakistan's Lakki Marwat District Faces Shortages

    24 Sep 2007- 23:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- Water scarcity in Lakki Marwat district, caused by out-of-order supply systems, has forced residents to buy drinking water for the past two weeks. The residents of the district of North West ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  4. World Bank Lends $150.2 Million USD for Irrigation in Sindh

    24 Sep 2007- 23:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- Pakistan's agriculture sector received a major boost when the World Bank approved a $150.2 million USD loan for improving irrigation in Sindh province. The Sindh Water Sector Improvemen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  5. Sedimentation Decreases Reservoir Capacity at Mangla Dam

    24 Sep 2007- 23:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- Storage capacity of Mangla Dam reservoir is gradually decreasing because of sedimentation, threatening land and water resources in the Indus plain- one of the largest irrigation systems in t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2013 - 07:58

  6. $1.3 Billion USD Drip Irrigation Project to Cut Waste in Pakistan

    17 Sep 2007- 23:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- With the objective of reducing water wastage, Pakistan has started a $1.3 billion USD-subsidized drip irrigation project, replacing obsolete flood irrigation system. Through the project, agr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  7. ADB Extends $75 Million USD Loan for Dams, Watersheds in Pakistan

    17 Sep 2007- 23:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- Pakistan will build dams, watersheds and reservoirs in Punjab province with the financial assistance of Asian Development Bank (ADB) to reduce drought vulnerability in Potohar Plateau. The B ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  8. Bacterial Contamination Level High in Pakistan

    17 Sep 2007- 23:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- While Pakistan faces acute water shortage, the level of bacterial contamination is also alarmingly high- up to 100 per cent in Ziarat and 74 percent in the capital Islamabad, says a report. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  9. New Dam in Balochistan

    10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- The Sabakzai Dam in Zhob, Balochistan has been completed, bringing another water storage facility to the most arid and underdeveloped province of Pakistan. The new dam, constructed for irrig ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  10. AEDB to Provide Water Through Solar Energy

    3 Sep 2007- 23:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi — The Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) will provide villagers in remote desert areas of Pakistan access to safe drinking water, pumping water through electricity produced by solar e ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  11. Pakistan: Karachi to Get $200 Million USD Desalination Plant

    3 Sep 2007- 23:26 by Local Press Report Pakistan, karachi Jang Business and Finance Review (Pakistan) — The City District Government of Karachi has signed an agreement with Norway's Aqualyng to build a 95,000 cubic meter per day desalination plant ne ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

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