Tag: water

Supreme court removes ban from 3mineral water brands

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PR:  The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday removed a ban on production and sale of three mineral water brands including Kinley, Springley and Aquafina. The bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, passed the orders while hearing a suo motu notice regarding drinking water facilities here at the Supreme Court Lahore Registry. As the […]…Read More

Morpho-physiological Variations in Wheat Genotypes under the Water Stress Conditions

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Wheat is the main crop in most countries and forms 15 to 18% of food consumption, which used for many purposes such as bread, different pastries, starch, and protein. Drought stress is still in the production of major limitation of crops. Morphological and physiological identification of drought resistance is of highly importance in the improvement […]…Read More

QC implemented 1,079 water related projects in Pakistan

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Qatar Charity (QC) implemented 1,079 water projects in Pakistan in 2017 to improve health in Pakistan by making clean water accessible to all, reported by a Qatar media QC is an international non-profit and non-governmental humanitarian organization founded in 1980. In early 1992 QC was introduced to the humanitarian scene in Pakistan. According to the […]…Read More

MUET Water Center Celebrates 1st Graduation Ceremony

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article image PR: Vice Chancellor Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Prof. Dr. Mohammad Aslam Uqaili said that learning is an unending process which leads to knowing oneself, the neighbors and the world around to bring the prosperity in the life of common people. While talking in the 4th session of 21st Convocation and 1st Graduation Ceremony […]…Read More

Pakistan to face water scarcity soon due to climate change

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Experts have expressed grave concern over water storage capacity being 10% of the annual river flow on average against the international standard storing rate of 40% with uncertainty originating from climate change related complications. Experts named the insufficient storage capacity one of the major reasons behind an increase in extreme weather events like severe flooding […]…Read More

4th International Water Conference: “Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Development & Businesses”

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article image PR: Riphah International University and PCRWR in collaboration with University of Haripur, Peshawar University, Abasyn University and SHFINT is holding 4th International Water Conference on “Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Development & Businesses” from 19-21 December, 2017 held at PCRWR Headquarters, Islamabad. The conference highlighting critical water issues and challenges and to explore […]…Read More

Effects of contaminated water on health and environment

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Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater). This form of environmental degradation occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the entire biosphere plants and organisms living in these bodies of water. In almost […]…Read More