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