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  • 4 Dec 2007- 08:41 by Local Press Report BEIJING, Pakistan, RAWALPINDI, China Daily Times (Pakistan) — The Rawalpindi Cantonment Board will start a project next month to lay new water supply lines and build two new tube wells and four underground water tanks to provide potable water to residents of
  • 4 Dec 2007- 08:41 by Local Press Report Pakistan, RAWALPINDI Unique Pakistan — The Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has started replacing water supply pipeline in Rawalpindi city as part of the $84 million USD Rawalpindi Environment Improvement Project. The Rawalpindi Development Authority
  • 27 Nov 2007- 18:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, LAHORE — Use of asbestos in water pipe has been banned in many places, but is still allowed in Pakistan. Now, a debate is underway in the country over whether or not government should switch to PVC (polyvinyl chloride) pipes. As of 2006, 40
  • 27 Nov 2007- 18:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, LAHORE — Use of asbestos in water pipe has been banned in many places, but is still allowed in Pakistan. Now, a debate is underway in the country over whether or not government should switch to PVC (polyvinyl chloride) pipes. As of 2006, 40
  • 5 Nov 2007- 19:36 by Local Press Report Pakistan, RAWALPINDI Daily Times (Pakistan) — The Rawalpindi Environmental Improvement Project has started a project to replace the 1.8 kilometer main water supply pipeline in the city. The pipeline replacement will cost some $578,000 USD. It will be
  • 29 Oct 2007- 21:16 by Local Press Report Pakistan, LAHORE The Post (Pakistan) — The Japanese government has started a project to electronically monitor the sewerage system in Lahore. As a result, the Water and Sewerage Authority in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA
  • 8 Oct 2007- 20:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- Depleting storage capacity of dams and decline in river flows will likely cause 15 percent water shortage this month. The Indus River System Authority says that water supply during the autumn season, also known in Pakistan as Kharif
  • 8 Oct 2007- 20:39 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Daily Times (Pakistan) — The Ghazi Barotha Water Supply Project cannot move forward until the Indus River System Authority gives a no objection certificate for the project to the Capital Development Authority. Before issuing the
  • 1 Oct 2007- 20:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal- Cross-border water distribution, utilization, management and irrigation and hydro-electric power projects are defining interstate relations in South Asia. A series of bilateral agreements are in pace to try to resolve any differences
  • 1 Oct 2007- 20:37 by Local Press Report Pakistan, RAWALPINDI, The Netherlands, AMERSFOORT lnfrasite.net- A project to repair old and rusty water supply lines is on hold awaiting completion of a survey. The Water and Sanitation Agency said it had received $3.1 million USD from Punjab Chief Minister
  • 1 Oct 2007- 20:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- Rawalpindi Cantonment faces water shortages as a $11.6 million USD water supply project has stalled because of inaction on the part of the government. The project is yet to start, as the government has not released funds earmarked for
  • 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. The Barani Integrated Water Resources Sector
  • 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 says Balochistan- the most arid of all the
  • 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 the world. Investigations carried out by
  • 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, agricultural land will use the new technique to

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