Dam Collapses in Brazil, 60 Killed, Hundreds Missing

  ABC News, By Aicha El Hammar Castano January 28, 2019 At least 60 people are dead and at least 292 people have been reported missing after a dam collapsed in Brazil on Friday. Eight of the 58 bodies have been identified, a spokesperson for the southeastern state of Minas Gerais said Sunday. There are still … Continue reading Dam Collapses in Brazil, 60 Killed, Hundreds Missing

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Pakistan Makes Poor Use of its Water Resources: report

By Amin Ahmed (Daily Dawn, 28th January, 2019)   ISLAMABAD: A new report of the World Bank says Pakistan gets a poor economic return from its significant water resources, observing that the best use of water endowment is not made in the country. The economic costs from poor water and sanitation, floods and droughts are … Continue reading Pakistan Makes Poor Use of its Water Resources: report

مہمند ڈیم کےلئے تعمیر کی پیشکش کا عمل متنازع نکلا

مہمند ڈیم کی تعمیر سے متعلق پیشکش جانچنے کا عمل متنازع اور غیرقانونی نکلا،کنسلٹنٹ نے309ارب روپے کے تعمیری منصوبےکی پیشکش جیتے کی راہ ہموار کی، حکام نے دعویٰ کیا ہےکہ جس وقت معاہدے کی توسیع کی گئی ایس ایم ای سی انٹرنیشنل بلیک لسٹ تھی۔

Restoring Damaged Rivers

Few things have such a fundamental impact on a river as a dam or culvert. River restoration brings rivers back to life by removing dams, replacing culverts, and restoring floodplains. We manage projects, train others, and work on state/federal policies to improve the practice of river restoration.   Removing Dams Few things have such a … Continue reading Restoring Damaged Rivers

Dead-quiet, flows the Indus

Dead-quiet, flows the Indus By Sarang Mangi "Dams beside their economic significance have severe social and environmental impacts. Poor, powerless and marginalised ethnic minorities whose livelihood depends on the continuous flow of Indus will suffer the most." It is often said that the man who pulls the lever that breaks your neck should be a … Continue reading Dead-quiet, flows the Indus

پہلے 91 کے معاہدے پر تو عمل کرائیں

پہلے 91 کے معاہدے پر تو عمل کرائیں جی این مغل     اکتوبر 7، 2018 دریائے سندھ کے پانی کی تقسیم کے سلسلے میں تنازعات برصغیر کی تقسیم سے پہلے کے ہیں۔ غالباً 1920سے یہ سلسلہ جاری ہے۔ ایک مرحلے پر سندھ کے ساتھ سرائیکی بیلٹ کی ریاست بہاولپور نے بھی خاص طور پر … Continue reading پہلے 91 کے معاہدے پر تو عمل کرائیں

Survival of the Indus delta

Survival of the Indus Delta By Nasir Ali Panhwar It is alarming to note that some specialised organisations and individuals describe the flow of river water into the sea as a waste. All over the world rivers flow into seas and efforts are made to ensure substantial flow is maintained throughout the year to protect … Continue reading Survival of the Indus delta