Dams: Prudence Calls For Sanity

Dams: prudence calls for sanity By Aziz Narejo   Statements on the construction of Kalabagh, Akhori-Sanjwal, Bhasha and other dams prove one thing: the praetorian masters continue to ignore the voices of the small provinces. One is at loss to understand why they are so unresponsive - and why do they want to destroy the … Continue reading Dams: Prudence Calls For Sanity

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Mega Dams: What Is At Stake?

Mega dams: what is at stake? By Aziz Narejo Reinforced pronouncements about the construction of Kalabagh, Akhori-Sanjwal, Bhasha and other dams prove one thing: the praetorian masters continue to ignore the voices of the small provinces. One is at loss to understand why they are so unresponsive - and why do they want to destroy … Continue reading Mega Dams: What Is At Stake?

The Indus Waters Treaty Between India & Pakistan, 1960

    The Indus Waters Treaty Historical context The partition of the Indian subcontinent created a conflict over the waters of the Indus basin.  In 1951, David Lilienthal wrote an influential article in Colliers magazine suggesting that the World Bank use its good offices to bring India and Pakistan to an agreement over how to share and manage the river … Continue reading The Indus Waters Treaty Between India & Pakistan, 1960

Water Apportionment Accord 1991

Water Apportionment Accord Apportionment of the Waters of Indus River System between the provinces Copies follow the text below. Karachi, dated 16.3.91 APPORTIONMENT OF THE WATERS OF THE INDUS RIVER SYSTEM BETWEEN THE PROVINCES As a follow-up to the meeting of the Chief Ministers at Lahore on March 3, 1991, a meeting of the representatives of the … Continue reading Water Apportionment Accord 1991

Indus River Water Material

Water storage & distribution is a major issue in Pakistan. The issue has been complicated by misinformation & propaganda by vested interests. Some people have taken stand based on either wrong information or lack of information. It is better to study the issue in detail & take an informed stand.   Here is some material … Continue reading Indus River Water Material

Future Reservoirs & Irrigation Schemes Some important considerations

Future Reservoirs & Irrigation Schemes Some important considerations By 'The Reformers Water Management and Distribution Committee': Chairman: Engr. A. N. G. Abbasi Members: Engr. Shaikh Manzoor Ahmed Engr. Kazi Abdul Majid Engr. Qamaruddin Sahto Syed Qamar uz Zaman Shah December 2000 Pl read the detailed report here Or coy paste this: https://tinyurl.com/ydeq5sc9 ............................................................. Read it … Continue reading Future Reservoirs & Irrigation Schemes Some important considerations