Ground water mapping to help provinces make regulatory framework: PCRWR Chairman.


ISLAMABAD -- Chairman Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), Dr Muhammad Ashraf Monday said the project of ground water mapping and investigation continuing in the provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan will facilitate the authorities to develop a regulatory framework for ground water which is a big natural resource.

PCRWR has completed mapping of ground water in upper and lower Indus and now its research teams are mapping the ground water in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan which will be completed soon.

Pakistan is facing the issue of ground water depletion along with the contamination from the last many years and mapping is important to check the availability as well as quantity of water at different...

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