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Turning the tide for water conservation

The every drop counts hashtag has garnered immense public following. In many ways, the UN’s declaration of 2018-2028 as the International Decade for Conservation of Water is shaping public discourse…

A water-wise world

World Water Week 2023, an international conference, was held from August 20 to August 24 in Stockholm, Sweden and highlighted the importance of water on our planet, emphasizing the challenges…

Securing Pakistan’s water

Every summer, Pakistan braces for flooding as the monsoon season and growing summer heatwaves cascade to trigger a series of flood emergencies all over the country. This year too, thousands…

Energizing the Indus Waters Treaty

Supporters of the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT), including this writer, hope that their fears concerning the treaty are likely to dissipate. This would depend on a positive response from New…

The looming water crisis

Water scarcity is a growing concern across the globe, affecting millions of people every day. With a rapidly growing population and increasing demands for water resources, many countries are facing…

Indus Waters Treaty under threat: Part – III

Pakistan’s rejection of the Indian government’s call for negotiations – on modifying the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) – made on January 25 through the Indus Commission was fully justified. The…

Textile industry: water management

Unsustainable industrial water consumption has become a massive environmental sustainability challenge. Discharge of untreated wastewater, lack of water-efficient technologies, and absence of recycling and reuse techniques are significant contributors to…