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PCRWR established NCB Institute

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Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has established a National Capacity Building (NCB) Institute for Water Quality Management. Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has cooperated in establishment of the institute in Pakistan. At the inauguration ceremony, Korean ambassador to Pakistan was invited as special guest while Minister of State for Science and Technology […]…Read More

State Minister and Federal Secretary for Science and Technology Visits PCRWR

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PR: State Minister for Science and Technology Mir Dostain Khan Domki along with Federal Secretary Science and Technology, Ms. Yasmeen Masood visited Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) on 28th September 2017. Chairman PCRWR, Dr. Muhammad Ashraf gave a detailed presentation on the activities and achievements of PCRWR. The esteemed State Minister and […]…Read More

Capital city prone to serious health hazard, PCRWR report

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Residents of capital city are prone to serious health hazard due to lack of proper disposal of municipal waste has intensified the microbial contamination of drinking water in Islamabad. No improvement since 2,000 has been seen in water quality of Islamabad, according to latest water quality analysis of major cities of Pakistan-2015-16. Pakistan Council for […]…Read More

PCRWR active to provide safe drinking water to capital

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Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology has directed to check water of all filtration plants installed in Islamabad Capital City to Pakistan Council for Research and Water Resources (PCRWR) on monthly basis to ensure safe drinking water to inhabitants. Chairman PCRWR briefed the committee that they have quality of 15 plants was found safe […]…Read More

Characterizing Hydrology of the Eastern Rivers of the Indus Plain- PCRWR

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Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), under the auspices of UNESCO, Jakarta Office, is carrying out research study titled ‘’Characterizing Hydrology of the Eastern Rivers of the Indus Plain’’ under the multi partner umbrella project “Strategic Strengthening of Flood Warning and Management Capacity of Pakistan”. The study is generating valuable data utilizing potential […]…Read More

PCRWR to improve irrigation practices

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has launched a weekly irrigation advisory service for its trainee farmers to help improve irrigation practices. PCRWR, a department of Ministry of Science and Technology, has trained around 700 farmers in 2015 under a project called the Watershed Rehabilitation and Irrigation Improvement in Pakistan. An inventory of trainee farmers was developed for follow-up to ultimately let them adopt informed and improved…Read More

PCRWR declares 22 water brands not drinkable

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has revealed that in an analytical findings 22 brands of mineral water were found to be unsafe due to chemical or microbiological contamination. These brands included Coral Water, HI-Fresh, New Nation, Pak Aqua, HFC, Total, NG Fresh Water, ECO, Al-Habib, Silver, ORION, Aqua Arabia, Well Care, Desert Dew, New Deep, Lite Aqua, Aqua Smart, Avalon Pure Water, New Smart Aqua, Mazan Pure, Royal Blue and Aqua…Read More

IRSA, PCRWR agreement underway for employing RS technology

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The highly sophisticated technologies such as Remote Sensing (RS) can be optimally utilized for water resource management. This was tendered by Indus River System Authority (IRSA) during an exclusive meeting with the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR). The IRSA delegation during the meeting urged PCRWR to employ these RS technology and also hoped for collaboration in this regard. Chairman IRSA, Rao Irshad Ali Khan identified various…Read More

PARC, PCRWR join hands for olive sector development

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The olive cultivation can improve the growth of agriculture and food commodities and will increase the share in fulfilling the domestic need. Taking the resolve of improving olive cultivation, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has signed MoU with Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR). The agreement took place in order to share the expertise and instigate olive cultivation at large scale in Cholistan and Baluchistan areas. According to the…Read More