The disclosures made before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that water resources have decreased to 57,000 Million Acre Feet (MAF) in correlation with a year ago while the nation has ability of water supply just 10 percent.
The Public Accounts Committee held its meeting with the seat of its Chairman Syed Khursheed Shah in which the Water Resources Division gave the preparation to council on the circumstance of water stores in the nation.
Communicating worry on the circumstance of water supplies in the nation, Chairman PAC Syed Khursheed Shah commented that level of water stores in Pakistan is at its most minimal level and if there were no progressive military laws before, another 10 greater water repositories had been developed.
While giving preparation, Secretary Water Division told the board of trustees that there was lessening of water in the water supplies which was recorded amid the progressing year in examination of a year ago and diminishment of 57,000 MAF was recorded while the nation has the ability of just 10 percent saving the water.
He said the Mangal and Tarbell dams have the ability of held water to 8.13 million section of land feet and till to date there was recorded lessening of 40 to 50 percent. He told the advisory group that three dams have the limit of water stores of 137 MAF while 93 MAF water discharged for the farming reason and around 29 MAF water gone into the ocean from Kotri Barrage. The PAC looked for the points of interest of the conveyance of water among territories.
The Secretary Water Resources Division told the board of trustees that a designation of World Bank is arriving tomorrow for the transaction of the Indus Water Treaty and before this meeting, Inter-ecclesiastical meeting be held in which the authorities of the Foreign Office and Attorney General would likewise be available.