Mineral companies to be charged for usage of underground water
ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday said mineral water companies will have to pay for usage of underground water they are using.
The top court judge has also sought a comprehensive report on companies producing mineral water in the country.
The chief justice, during the hearing, questioned, “Let me know how much underground water the mineral companies are using.
The apex court judge further questioned, “How much the mineral water companies pay for? The chief justice remarked the underground water is not free of cast, adding its price has been equal to the price of gold.
Hearing of a case pertaining to use of underground water by mineral companies will be held today in Lahore Registry of Supreme Court.