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Energy experts laud formulation of Pakistan’s first National Water Policy, Urgency in implementation stressed

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PR:  Applauding the unanimous approval of Pakistan’s first National Water Policy by all the four provinces, the energy experts participating in a roundtable advised on expediting the process of policy’s implementation by relying on country’s own resources instead of wasting time in seeking help from other countries and international institutions. The recommendation was made in a […]…Read More

IUCN, Ministry of Climate Change, Serena Hotel, celebrate World Water Day, International Day of Forests

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PR:  IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change and the Serena Hotel, celebrated the World Water Day and the International Day of Forests, at the Serena Hotel in Islamabad on April 4, 2018. The themes for the days this year were “Water and Nature” and “Forests and Sustainable […]…Read More

Waste water management: interrelated issues with problems and solutions

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article image The Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources says the country, once having surplus water, now has a water deficit. The water availability has decline from 1,299 m³ per capita in 1996-97 to 1,100 m³ per capita in 2006 and it is projected to less than 700 m³ per capita by 2025. The main reason […]…Read More

The IUCN Environment Cell, FATA celebrates the World Water Day and the International Day of Forests

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PR:  The IUCN Environment Cell, FATA in collaboration of the line Departments of the FATA Secretariat organized an interactive session on World Water Day, around the 2018 theme of “Water and Nature” on 22 March 2018 to mark the day as an internationally significant day. Representatives of Forests Sector FATA, Agriculture Extension and Research Directorate, Irrigation […]…Read More

Together For Water

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PR:  Panelists while discussing World Water Day concurred that water resources, if managed properly, by all actors collectively, would ensure that everyone has access to it. They agreed that human behavior, social customs, institutions, and government policies heavily influence conservation of water. The discussion took place at a seminar “Together for Water”, held jointly by Nestlé […]…Read More

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World Water Day 2018: Coca-Cola returned 60 million litres of water to nature and communities in Pakistan

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PR:  In recognition of World Water Day, the Coca-Cola Company announced that it has returned 60 million litres of water to nature and communities in Pakistan. Coca Cola’s Replenish goal, a first for the beverage-producing private sector, seeks to replenish, or return through water access, productive use and conservation activities, 100 percent of the water Coca-Cola […]…Read More

IUCN celebrates World Water Day, calls for measures to address water challenges

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PR:  To celebrate the World Water Day 2018, IUCN joined hands with PCRWR, UNESCO, ICIMOD, ICARDA, ECOSF, CCRD and Riphah International University to commemorate the day, the theme of which for this year was Nature for Water. Each year, the World Water Day (WWD) brings attention to and highlights a specific aspect of water. This year’s […]…Read More

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