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Pak weakly represented at Indo-Pak water dialogue

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The Save Water Save Pakistan forum has expressed serious reservations over the Track-II dialogue between India and Pakistan – agreeing in principle to set up Indus Water Commission to avert wars between the two neighbours on water issues, and the commission’s international experts working under the UN to monitor and promote sustainable development in Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh – stressing that Pakistan's interest was not properly presented.

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. 

Karachi at high risk from sea-level rise: ADB

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 The city of Karachi is at high risk from sea-level rise, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report titled 'Addressing Climate Change and Migration in Asia and the Pacific' warned.

The mega city of Karachi in Pakistan is at high risk from sea-level rise, prolonged cyclonic activity, and greater salt-water intrusion, it said.

Karachi at high risk from sea-level rise: ADB

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 The city of Karachi is at high risk from sea-level rise, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report titled 'Addressing Climate Change and Migration in Asia and the Pacific' warned.

The mega city of Karachi in Pakistan is at high risk from sea-level rise, prolonged cyclonic activity, and greater salt-water intrusion, it said.

Nitrates in California's water, study finds

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Polluted drinking water in some of California's most productive agricultural areas is putting hundreds of thousands of people at risk for disease and cancer, according to a study released Tuesday by UC Davis.

The report, commissioned by the State Water Resources Control Board, found that 10 percent of the 2.6 million people in the Tulare Lake Basin and Salinas Valley drink groundwater that may contain high levels of nitrates from fertilizers.

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