On May, 24th 2018 The Centre for Peace, Security and Developmental Studies at Dadabhoy Institute hosted a roundtable discussion on “Karachi –The Uroos-ul-Bilaad: Water Crisis Management” as the first of several roundtables to be held on the broader theme. Mr. Zohair Ashir, Member Hisaar Foundation Think Tank on the rational Use of water was invited to the occasion and he discussed ‘A Vision for Karachi: Water Conservation and Innovation in the Future.’ He explored the option of grooming individuals for future role as water experts as a viable solution. He expressed that the future of water was dark but manageable as Pakistan still has more water available than other water stressed countries. It’s future state depends on the actions of individuals, government, businesses, other stakeholders, in that order. He stressed on the need for individual initiatives and citizen awareness to tackle the water crisis. The event was attended by members of the academia, experts and policy practitioners.