Pakistan Water Security: An American Problem

16 Aug 2017 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC

Pakistan is South Asia’s fifth most vulnerable country in terms of water availability, and Karachi is the sixth most water-stressed city in the world. Predictions indicate that the country will face absolute water scarcity as soon as 2025. While population and demand for water steadily increase, freshwater quantity and quality are decreasing. One of the biggest water challenges for Pakistan is the fact that none of its freshwater sources originate within its own boundaries.