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  1. Pakistani Assembly Member Calls on Water Board Director

    10 Nov 2014- 10:33 by Local Press Report KARACHI Pakistan Observer Member Sindh Assembly (MPA), Kamran Akhter called on Managing Director, Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KW&SB), Qutubuddin Sheikh in his office here to discuss water service problems ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2014 - 10:33

  2. Pakistan Collected $344 Million From Electricity Consumers to Fund Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project

    10 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has collected $344 million USD in surcharges since 2008 from electricity consumers throughout the country to fund the 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 10:33

  3. Drought in Pakistan Kills Two More Children

    7 Nov 2014- 09:52 by Local Press Report THARPARKAR The Express Tribune The ongoing drought in Tharparkar claimed lives of two more children, taking the death toll to 39 in just 38 days, Express News reported Friday. The drought has been making headlines ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2014 - 09:52

  4. World Water Congress: Dr. David Molden Looks Forward to Scotland

    7 Nov 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2014 - 10:31

  5. Flooding Could Worsen Pakistan's Water Shortages

    4 Nov 2014- 10:31 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Reuters In an ironic twist to Pakistan's struggles with extreme weather, experts warn that the increasingly frequent and intense flooding in the country could lead to catastrophic water shortages. The ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2014 - 10:31

  6. Pakistan's Rivers See Improved Flow

    30 Oct 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report LAHORE Dawn Better water flows in the rivers have not only wiped out earlier calculated four per cent water shortage during early Rabi but may also help improve power generation as the provinces increase their ...

    Local Press Report - 10/30/2014 - 10:10

  7. 20 Percent of World’s Irrigated Lands Lost to Salt-Induced Degradation: UN University

    29 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, ON, Canada Salt-induced land degradation-- a common occurrence in arid and semi-arid regions where rainfall is too low to maintain regular percolation through soil, and irrigation without a drainage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2014 - 10:23

  8. Pakistani Landowners Halt Work on Dasu Dam

    28 Oct 2014- 10:29 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Dawn Landowners and the representatives of Wapda and district administration on Monday sat together to resolve a dispute over the price of the 4,230 megawatts Dasu hydropower project in Kohistan. However, ...

    Local Press Report - 10/28/2014 - 10:29

  9. China Development Bank to Sponsor Pakistani Dam Investors Conference

    27 Oct 2014- 10:23 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Pakistan Observer The China Development Bank (CDB) has evinced interest and agreed to be the local sponsors of an awareness conference for prospective investors for the construction of the 4500 MW Diamer ...

    Local Press Report - 10/27/2014 - 10:26

  10. Eight Bottled Water Brands in Pakistan Found Unsafe

    16 Oct 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Dawn A report compiled by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has found eight mineral water brands unsafe for human consumption as they contain chemicals and germs. The report, ...

    Local Press Report - 10/16/2014 - 10:13

  11. Pakistan Should Develop a National Water Strategy

    10 Oct 2014- 09:55 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times Water scarcity is emerging as a serious issue for Pakistan, which could badly affect its economy and government should focus on developing a National Water Strategy to cope with this issue of ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2014 - 09:55

  12. US Government Pledges Support for Pakistan’s Diamer-Bhasha Dam

    9 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US government this week pledged support for Pakistan’s massive $14 billion USD Diamer-Bhasha Dam project on the Indus River. During a Business Opportunity Conference at the US ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2014 - 10:13

  13. Climate Change Could Increase Freshwater Supplies for Some Parts of the World: MIT

    3 Oct 2014- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA, United States Climate change has the potential to increase freshwater supplies for some parts of the world, while reducing it for others, according to a new study by researchers at the Massachusetts ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2014 - 10:52

  14. World Bank to Provide $11 Billion for Water, Hydropower, Flood Protection in Pakistan

    1 Oct 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The World Bank will provide some $11 billion USD to Pakistan over the next four years for water, irrigation and hydropower projects, including the Diamer-Bhasha and Dasu dams, as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2014 - 10:25

  15. ADB Proposes $65 Million Loan for Pakistani Dam

    24 Sep 2014- 10:41 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Financial Express The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has proposed a $65 million USD loan for the 100 megawatt Gulpur Hydropower Project, which was being implemented on a build-own-operate-transfer basis ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2014 - 10:41

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