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Environmental flows downstream of Kotri Barrage

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THE INTERNATIONAL Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) had recommended 22 years ago that 27maf water must flow downstream of Kotri annually and at least 6,000 cusecs all the time. These figures were probably recommended in 1991, in response to the Water Accord 1991. The old IUCN figures would no longer be valid now because during these years a number of factors have come up, which impact the environmental flows, requiring a substantial upward increase in the IUCN figures. Climate…Read More