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Nationwide Study of Groundwater Availability and Conjunctive Management
(Contract No: 6/A1/PMPIU/WCAP)

Client

Project Management & Policy Implementation Unit, Water Sector Capacity Building and Advisory Services Project (WCAP), Ministry of Water & Power, Islamabad

Location

All over Pakistan

Approx. value of the services provided by firm under the contract (PKR)

Rs. 5.6 Million

Start Date

September, 2010

End Date

December, 2011

Scope of the project

The overall objectives of the study are to update the nationwide availability of groundwater and propose coordinated and integrated approach of conjunctive water management to assure the sustainable availability of water for agriculture and other users. The specific objective are to; (i) review and update the assessment of groundwater recharge and development potential in all regions of Pakistan based on pervious works carried by various agencies; (ii) develop groundwater quality zone in all regions of the country. (iii) review all the existing polices, regulations, acts, and groundwater management action plans, and develop a comprehensive set of recommendations suggesting improvement in groundwater regulatory frameworks and strengthen the institutional setup; and (iv) develop a strategic framework based on coordinated and integrated approach of conjunctive water management to assure the sustainable availability of groundwater resource for long term utilization.

 

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