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  • 10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report KARACHI Associated Press Pakistan President Arif Alvi here on Sunday said a desalination plant with the capacity to treat 1100 to 1400 million gallons of water per day was a viable option to meet the challenge of water scarcity in Karachi. He said to turn
  • 29 Apr 2019- 10:29 by Local Press Report KARACHI DAWN “There has not been much thought given to the silting issue when speaking of dams here. The capacity in Mangla and Tarbela dams has decreased in the last 40 years due to silting. So are we to build a new dam every 40 years due to this?” said
  • 18 Jan 2019- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Giant state-run Russian energy company Inter RAO Group has offered to invest $2 Billion USD in Pakistan water and power sector projects, including the Mohmand dam on the Swat River. Inter RAO Engineering is one of the largest Russian
  • 31 Aug 2018- 06:56 by Local Press Report KARACHI DAWN Sindh Governor Imran Ismail said on August 28 the pressing issue of Karachi was of water and it was his top priority to improve water supply. In this connection, he said, he had already talked to the prime minister and federal finance minister
  • 31 Aug 2018- 06:57 by Local Press Report KARACHI The Express Tribune More than 40% of the areas in Karachi are without water for the past 15 days. A scarce resource in most towns, the inequitable distribution of water by the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) officials has aggravated the
  • 7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report KARACHI UrduPoint Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar has termed the Supreme Court's order about the construction of Bhasha and Mohmand dams historic. He said the Council of Common Interest (CCI) has no issue on the construction of these water reservoirs. The
  • 2 Jul 2018- 08:24 by Local Press Report KARACHI GEO TV Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari remarked that he is willing to turn seawater into drinkable water to ensure the provision of water for the people of Lyari. Bilawal was addressing party workers at Lyari’s Chakiwara area
  • 29 Jun 2018- 08:31 by Local Press Report KARACHI GEO TV Former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi has questioned the authorities over their inability to resolve the water shortage facing the country's biggest city, Karachi. The all-rounder, in a Twitter post, lamented that the country has
  • 26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report KARACHI Geo TV Water levels at the Hub dam have dropped to a dangerously low level, creating an acute shortage of water in the metropolis. Citizens of Karachi’s central district today (Saturday) complained of a severe water crisis after the Sakhi Hassan
  • 29 May 2018- 11:28 by Local Press Report KARACHI, Pakistan Dawn Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) Managing Director Khalid Sheikh alleged that "certain state departments" force the KWSB officials to supply extra water to "cantonment areas by taking the staff hostage at gunpoint
  • 1 May 2018- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Info KARACHI, Pakistan Several new "mega" projects will be initiated in Karachi and assistance will be provided from Pakistan's central government for several of the provincial government’s pending projects, The Tribune reports. In his budget speech on
  • 24 Apr 2018- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s Prime Minister has intervened in the power loadshedding impasse which has caused water shortage in Karachi. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a meeting held in Karachi April 23 declared a resolution to an ongoing gas supply issue
  • 23 Apr 2018- 10:04 by Local Press Report KARACHI Daily Times Sindh Assembly MPA Saifuddin Khalid on Wednesday said that he would not leave the assembly premises until water deficit in Orangi Town is eliminated. After the assembly session concluded on Friday, Khalid laid down on the floor and
  • 22 Jan 2018- 09:29 by Local Press Report KARACHI Pakistan Today Authorities on Sunday informed the judicial commission on water and sanitation in Sindh that more than half of the 140 million gallons of water supplied to Karachi every day is unfiltered. Health Pollution Sanitation, Hygiene &
  • 19 Jan 2018- 07:30 by Local Press Report KARACHI Daily Sabah It is neither terrorism nor natural disasters but the unavailability of safe drinking water which leads to the highest number of deaths in Pakistan. According to the UN, consumption of contaminated water which leads to several waterborne

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