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Water Wars: Why India and Pakistan Are Squaring Off Over Their Rivers

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India's Wular Lake, a popular picnic and tourist spot nestled in the Kashmir Valley, is an unlikely site for conflict. But India's plan to build a structure on the Jhelum River at the mouth of the lake that will allow it to release water during the river's lean winter months has outraged neighboring Pakistan, which believes the project will give India the power to control how much water flows downstream to its farmers.

98pc WSSs releasing contaminated water in Bhakkar

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slamabad—Survey conducted by Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has revealed out of as many as 24 Water Supply Schemes (WSSs) in district Bhakkar,98 % are supplying contaminated water which contains micro-organisms, arsenic, iron and fluoride. Only 2% WSSs in Bhakkar are supplying water safe whereas, rest of the schemes are supplying water unsafe for human consumption. Mostly untreated water is being supplied to the consumers, which is causing many waterborne diseases among adults as well as kids.

Indus Water Treaty now ineffective: int'l water expert

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The Indus Water Treaty has now become ineffective as India is continuously violating all clauses of the treaty and Pakistan is not challenging them at any international forum by tacit approbation. International Water Expert Engr Bashir Malik, who has served United Nations and World Bank as chief technical adviser on Thursday said the cheapest and environment-friendly solution to water and energy crisis in Pakistan was the Kalabagh Dam, which could only be built by a patriotic and brave leader having the courage to break all the barriers in the best national interest.

Hydel power can be generated at Rs 6 per kilowatt

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he Indian authorities offered the Pakistani government to import 500 megawatts (MW) electricity from Amritsar to Lahore at the rate of Rs 16 per kilowatt during the recently held neighbourly meetings, while hydel power electricity can be generated locally at the rate of Rs 6 per kilowatt, showing a difference of Rs 10 per kilowatt.

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