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  • 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
  • 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 Barani Integrated Water Resources Sector
  • 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. According to a report prepared by the
  • 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 energy. According to the Ministry of Water
  • 3 Sep 2007- 23:26 by Local Press Report Pakistan, RAWALPINDI Daily Times (Pakistan) — The Rawalpindi Environmental Improvement Project will install some 45,000 domestic connections and 5,000 commercial connections by the end of the year. The project will turn over control of the meters to the Water
  • 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 near Hawkesbay The plant will cost an

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