Karachi’s $240 Million K-IV Water Project Gets Environmental Clearance

16 Nov 2015 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-day, $240 million USD K-IV water plant.At a November 12th expert committee meeting on the project’s environmental impact assessment, the EPA determined that the project posed no danger to the environment.The government had ordered that plant construction be started back in June, but the lack of environmental clearance stalled work. Now, the first phase of the mega-project is expected to start within the next month and be completed in three years...

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