Gulistan Colony: Responsibility of people or negligence of Government?

Military city, Wah Cantonment (abbreviated to Wah Cantt.) is located in 30 km to the north west of Rawalpindi/Islamabad. It is a valley, surrounded by margalla hills in all directions and the area is suitable for growing every sort of crops, especially fruits. This area was not much developed before the construction of the POF, but now it is one of the most advanced and developed places in Pakistan

COLLECTING WATER SAMPLES IN SUMMERS: A FIRST PERSPECTIVE

Collecting water samples from filtration plants installed by CDA in Islamabad is a hectic job. The task becomes unbearable especially during the scorching heat in the summers of July. Also, to collect testing samples from filtration plants was a daunting challenge, but a crucial one for the assessment of the water facilities available to the general public.

Water to thrive

In last few decades, like other big cities in developing countries the twin cities of Pakistan also have an increased number of populations. With increasing population the settlement of people in already urbanized cities is very difficult. When population of any area increase, demands of people automatically increase because everyone needs clean water, healthy food and good environment for their survival. Due to anthropogenic activities environmental problems becoming severe and worse including water problems.

NO GARBAGE COLLECTION, GARBAGE JUST KEEPS ON PILING:

People usually talk about expensive markets of Islamabad, being a city of elite, but very few might know about the daily solid waste production of the capital city. Islamabad is administered by Capital Development Authority. The authority is held responsible to manage overall planning, proper sanitation and garbage disposal within the territorial limits. But unfortunately a verse situation was observed in Golra Islamabad (E- sector), where you are welcomed by the heaps of waste piles, just at the entrance of the locality.

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