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Governor stresses need for creating awareness on water preservation Listen

Water is not only an essential commodity for human consumption, but it also plays a vital role in the growth of the economy, said Governor Mohammad [...]

Governor urges immediate steps for water conservation

KARACHI:  The first phase of the K-IV water project will be completed this year while work on the second phase will also be started soon. Governor [...]

Need to create awareness about use of water with care: Zubair

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has said that water was not only essential for human consumption but also played a vital role in growth of economy. Talking [...]

Sindh Governor for active involvement of local bodies in water management

KARACHI: Governor of Sindh, Muhammad Zubair on Thursday emphasised the need for close cooperation among provincial, municipal governments and local bodies to manage water under cohesive and [...]

Climate change – a very real problem

KARACHI:  United States President Donald Trump is known to toss around the term ‘fake news’ in relation to many things, especially climate change. To challenge this, [...]

A very dry future

The third iteration of the Karachi International Water Conference brought home the dangers the country is already facing and the catastrophe that may soon hit should [...]

UBL commits to water sustainability

Karachi UBL recently collaborated with Hisaar Foundation, an NGO that works for water, food and livelihood security for ‘The Future of Water’ Conference. The two day [...]

Water crisis attributed to failure of governance

KARACHI:  We cannot look at the issue of water in isolation, said former governor of State Bank of Pakistan at the 3rd Karachi International Water Conference [...]

Experts caution against wastage of water

Speakers at the Third International Water Conference on Tuesday said that Pakistan must reserve its water reservoirs in order to avoid a severe shortage of water [...]

Impending water crisis and future of water

Karachi Pakistan is at a very critical crossroads: How does it manage its fast decreasing per capita water availability, erratic river flows and changing water regime [...]

Conserve groundwater!

LAHORE: Stressing the need for conserving groundwater, speakers at a session highlighted that groundwater level has been declining in Lahore with a depletion rate of approximately about [...]

Tackling water security: Who owns the right to groundwater?

KARACHI: There are two recommendations for a federal water policy lying with the Centre that have yet to be implemented and if such a policy is not [...]

Need for formal water policy at national level stressed

KARACHI: The absence of a formal water policy in the country was lamented by speakers at the session, ‘Pakistan Water Policy – Time is Now’, on the [...]

‘In view of climate change, Centre must draft long-term water roadmap’

With climate change becoming a bigger threat with every passing day, the federal government must concentrate on drafting a long-term roadmap to deal with the country’s [...]