Grad­u­ate Sem­i­nar on Pak­istan's Wa­ter Chal­lenges: Need for In­te­grated Wa­ter Re­sources Man­age­ment held at USPCAS-W MUET

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JAMSHORO: Dr. Has­san Ab­bas, a renowned hy­drol­o­gist and wa­ter ex­pert of Pak­istan said that a mega vi­sion and strong will was needed to tackle the wa­ter chal­lenges of Pak­istan. While speak­ing in the grad­u­ate sem­i­nar on Pak­istan's Wa­ter Chal­lenges: Need for In­te­grated Wa­ter Re­sources Man­age­ment, held at U.S.Pak­istan Cen­ter for Ad­vanced Stud­ies in Wa­ter (USPCAS-W) Mehran Univer­sity of En­gi­neer­ing and Tech­nol­ogy (MUET), Jamshoro on Fri­day or­ga­nized by the Cen­ter in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Cen­ter for So­cial Change (CSC), he said that one of the big­gest chal­lenges the coun­try was fac­ing is wa­ter pol­lu­tion in­stead of wa­ter scarcity. He said that wa­ter re­sources were not di­min­ished as per­ceived by all and sundry but the nat­u­ral abun­dance wa­ter re­sources were be­ing di­vert­ed­which ul­ti­mately af­fect the lower ri­par­ian re­gion. Talk­ing about the In­dus Delta, he said that the bal­ance be­tween the sea and the delta was only pos­si­ble with the nat­u­ral flow of wa­ter. He said that 24 acres of land in delta were be­ing af­fected and 8 acres were com­pletely in­un­dated due to sea in­tru­sion on a daily ba­sis.

JAMSHORO: Dr Has­san de­liv­ers his talk in Grad­u­ate Sem­i­nar on Pak­istan’s Wa­ter Chal­lenges: Need for In­te­grated Wa­ter Re­sources Man­age­ment held at MUET Wa­ter Cen­ter, while Dr. Ra­sool Bux Ma­har and Mr. Zul­fiqar Hele­poto also seen speak­ing in the sem­i­nar.

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