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More Than Kalabagh, Water Usage And Abuse Need National Rethink

Jun 7, 2018 (BE2C2) — Pakistan has the world’s fourth-highest rate of water use. Its water intensity rate — the amount of water, in cubic meters used per unit of GDP is the world’s highest. This suggests that no country’s economy is more water-intensive than Pakistan’s. Household water consumption (like food consumption) in the country is also one of the highest in the region. Over the last 48 years, no new dams (small, medium or large) were built to support the water situation for various known and unknown reasons. WeRead More

Gwadar Poised To Become Regional Economic Hub, Its Growing Pains Include Water Woes

— The city will soon have the country’s largest airport and the largest gated community with a golf course. — Taking cognizance of the scenario, the military, whose former chief had said, “CPEC and Gwadar Port will be built and developed as one of the most strategic deep sea ports in the region at all costs,” took the initiative to tackle water problem head-on. April 25, 2018 (BE2C2) — Emerging from the scratch, the small port city of Gwadar in Balochistan and currently facing 50-60 per cent water shortage isRead More