We would all agree with the fact that clean drinking water is one of the basic needs of life so it should be used in a sustainable way for satisfying the needs of present as well as future generations. Capital Development Authority is responsible to arrange, treat and deliver potable water to 0.8 million citizens of Islamabad the primary sources are tube wells, raw water of open reservoirs and channels.

Negligence of Authorities or Citizens’ Fault: Water Quality and Supply

Access of pure drinking water is the basic human right but divergent to the fact, in Pakistan water and hygiene are overlooked zones. The experts say, by 2025 half of the world’s population will have to suffer with severe shortage of potable water.


Bahawalnagar is a district located in province of Punjab with a population of approximately 126,700 inhabitants. It is situated at 30.55° North latitude, 73.39° East longitude and 159 meters elevation above the sea level. The district of Bahawalnagar is spread over an area of 8,878 square kilometers comprising five tehsils and 118 Union Councils. The boundaries of Bahawalnagar in the east and south touches the Indian Territory while Bahawalpur district lies in the west and river Sutlej flows from its western side.

Provision of pure water: A challenge for authorities

Consumption of contaminated drinking water is one of the oldest public health concerns. Water may appear clear and pure, but water from wells or plants or other sources may contain dissolved minerals and other substances. Efforts are done at governmental, public and private levels to purify this water.

Water Supply And Sanitation In “Choha Shahghareb”

The center for survival of human beings revolves around water .Human beings cannot survive without water for more than 10 days , so maintaining proper supply and quality of water is essential in this regard. Keeping proper check on sanitation system is equally important as, clean environment leads to the better intellect of human beings to cope up with bad situations.