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  • 18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON, VA Global Water Conflict in Maps A new atlas by Guerrilla Cartography explores the importance of water in everything from ancient mythology to modern warfare. Maps in the world atlas come from artists, activists, academics, and other mapmakers. The
  • 16 Nov 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week issued a no-objection certificate to the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), effectively giving the go-ahead for construction of the long-delayed, 650-million-gallon-per
  • 2 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Pakistani government has allocated $100 million USD to Sindh province for the $252 million USD K4 Water Project, which will provide 600 million gallons of drinking per day to the provincial capital, Karachi, a senior official told
  • 3 Jun 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Sindh Province will start work on the $252 million USD first phase of the K4 water supply project in Karachi next week, according to Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon. Memon said the decision
  • 8 May 2015- 09:02 by Local Press Report KARACHI The News International Water became scarcer in the city on Thursday when unannounced power outages at the pumping stations caused the supply to drop by almost 50 percent. The supply restarted after repairing a pipeline, which had burst due to pressure
  • 26 Nov 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s largest city faces problems with unclean water supply, water shortages caused by theft and faulty infrastructure, and high water prices for supply via water tankers, experts said at a seminar this week on Karachi’s water
  • 12 Nov 2014- 10:59 by Local Press Report LAHORE Hindustan Times Punjab minister for rural water supply Surjit Singh Rakhra has said that the state government has set aside Rs. 4,000 to ensure uninterrupted supply of potable drinking water as well as providing better sewerage facility within the
  • 25 Jun 2014- 10:27 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The International News A meeting was held here at the Capital Development Authority (CDA) Headquarters on Monday to discuss and review the water supply situation in Islamabad, says a press release. CDA Director General Water Management briefed the
  • 8 May 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Sindh province has urged the Karachi Electric Company (K-Electric) to avoid load-shedding at water pumping stations in the city to ensure that residents receive uninterrupted water supply. Over last three
  • 4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Rapidly depleting groundwater levels in India and other parts of South Asia are forcing farmers to drill more and deeper borewells. As a result, more water now being pumped out than replenished through natural sources, participants
  • 6 Feb 2014- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Northern Sindh Urban Services Corporation (NSUSC) has announced plans to build a heavy-duty water treatment plant on the Indus River in the southern Pakistani city of Sukkur. “The plant will cost a little over $28.5 million USD,
  • 7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report LAHORE The International News The Lahore High Court Justice Muhammad Khalid Mahmood Khan on Friday sought reply and summoned Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) MD in response of a petition against supply of contaminated drinking water to citizens. On Friday,
  • 28 Aug 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The National While economic stagnation, terrorism and religious intolerance remain in the spotlight, the South Asia scholar Anatol Lieven warns that water shortages "present the greatest future threat to the viability of Pakistan as a state
  • 26 Aug 2013- 09:55 by Local Press Report FAISALABAD The Express Tribune The Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has decided to replace old pumping machinery and tube wells to provide potable drinking water from Chiniot to Faisalabad with financial assistance from the Japan International Cooperation
  • 5 Aug 2013- 10:15 by Local Press Report KARACHI Daily Times Many areas of metropolis remained without provision of water as Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) authorities failed to restore the technical faults in supply lines following the Saturday's torrential rains in the city. However,