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  • Govt seeks Japan’s assistance for water supply projects

    ABBOTTABAD: The gravity water supply scheme is a gift from the Japanese government for the people of Abbottabad and the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa expects more cooperation in this field from Japan to provide clean drinking water to people in other areas of the province...

    Provincial Minister for Public Health Engineering Shah Farman said this while addressing the inaugural ceremony of gravity surface water supply scheme here on...

  • ‘New projects are without proper sewerage, water supply system’

    KARACHI: The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) is neither consulted before approval of any project (with water needs) nor it receives charges from the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) and the cantonment boards to develop infrastructure for water supplies...

    The city has received no additional supply since 2006 and it currently faces a shortage of 430 million gallons of water per day (MGD)...

  • Over 2,400 water supply and drainage projects in Sindh non-functional

    KARACHI: Expressing his resolve to provide clean drinking water to the people of Sindh, Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has ordered the authorities to make functional all water supply schemes and reverse osmosis (RO) plants within a month...

    CM orders authorities to make all water supply schemes functional in a monthThe public health engineering department (PHED) is responsible for establishing, operating and maintaining water...

  • WB to loan $100m for Karachi’s water supply, sanitation projects

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank is expected to approve a loan of $100 million that will improve access to safe water and sanitation services in Kara­chi, and increase financial and operational performance of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB)...

    Read: Karachi’s water challengeThe proposed project seeks to increase equitable and sustainable access to safe water and sanitation services in Karachi, and will address the challenges of...

  • Water commission reprimands officers over shabby state of water supply, sewerage installations

    HYDERABAD: Retired Jus­tice Amir Hani Muslim, new head of the Supreme Court-mandated water commission, on Monday reprimanded officers concerned over dilapidated state of water supply and sewerage installations...

    He directed Hyderabad Dev­elo­pment Authority (HDA) and Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) to protect their water and sewerage facilities from encro­a­chers and asked Hyder­abad Electric Supply Company (Hesco) to ensure...

  • Moonis opens gas supply projects for 30 villages

    GUJRAT: PML-Q parliamentary leader in Punjab Assembly Moonis Elahi inaugurated the Sui gas supply projects of at least 30 villages in his constituency, PP-110, during the last two days...

    According to a PML-Q leader, the uplift schemes, including gas supply projects, in the rural areas of Gujrat tehsil were proposed by PML-Q chief Shujaat Hussain when his party was the coalition partner in the PPP-led federal government which had...

  • Projects under way to supply gas to Mastung, Kalat, says SSGC

    KARACHI: Stepping up efforts aimed at reversing the low gas supply situation in parts of Balochistan, the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) said on Friday it had been implementing various projects to augment the pipeline infrastructure in the province...

    In October, a 40km pipeline of 16-inch diameter was commissioned from Quetta to Mastung to ensure uninterrupted supply to Mastung, Kalat and surrounding areas during winter, an SSGC...

  • Katas Raj case: 'Will halt water supply to cement factories if necessary,' says CJP

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday regretted the government's inability to safeguard one of the Hindu community's most well-known places of worship, Chakwal's Katas Raj temple, and ordered that a committee be set up to probe the issue...

    The CJP made the remarks during the hearing of a suo motu case taken up by the Supreme Court (SC) on the basis of media reports that the Katas Raj temple complex pond was...

  • Water main burst halts supply to Surjani Town

    KARACHI: A 33-inch-diameter water supply pipeline of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board was damaged during work being carried out on the Greenline Bus project on Thursday, suspending the water supply to Surjani Town...

    The repair work on the damaged pipeline had been started and was expected to be completed by Friday after which water supply to Surjani Town would be restored...

  • MCI yet to fix leak on main water supply line five days on

    ISLAMABAD: Though it has blamed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) for not making a long term policy for resolving the summer water crisis in Islamabad, the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) does not seem to be bothered by the leakage on the main Simly Dam supply line...

    The water level in Simly Dam, from which water is supplied to the urban parts of the city, remained at 2,309 feet when the maximum level is 2,315 feet... ...

  • Samples show inadequate chlorination of water supply in parts of city

    KARACHI: At least two-thirds of the water samples collected during the last four days from parts of the city and tested in government laboratories were found not satisfactorily chlorinated, painting an appalling picture for the citizens stunned by the horrors of the ‘brain-eating’ amoeba, or Naegleria fowleri, which has claimed five lives in Sindh this year, it emerged on Wednesday...

    Also read: Editorial-Naegleria fowleri deathsA...

  • IS reduces water supply to government areas in Anbar

    BAGHDAD: The self-styled Islamic State group has reduced the amount of water flowing to government-held areas in Iraq's western Anbar province, an official said Thursday...

    "The reduced flow through an insurgent-held dam on the Euphrates River will threaten irrigation systems and water treatment plants in nearby areas controlled by troops and tribes opposed to the extremist group," said provincial council member Taha Abdul-Ghani... ...

  • India's heat wave tests water supply; death toll over 1,800

    HYDERABAD: Dizzying temperatures caused water shortages in thousands of Indian villages and killed hundreds more people over the past day, driving the death toll from a weeks-long heat wave to at least 1,826, officials said on Friday...

    Also read: Indians scramble for heat relief, but many still must workThousands of water tankers were delivering supplies to more than 4,000 villages and hamlets facing acute water shortages in the...

  • Centre criticised for not releasing K-IV water supply project fund

    KARACHI: A consultative session on the future of local government in Karachi was informed on Wednesday that the federal government was funding Rs162 billion Orange Line Metro Train project in Lahore, but it was not providing funds to implement Rs27 billion K-IV water supply project in Karachi...

    The session was organised by Shehri-Citizens for Better Environment, which invited representatives of the Pakistan Peoples Party, Muttahida...

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