Work on a much-trumpeted sewerage system project worth over Rs1 billion for katchi abadis of the city has failed to kick off despite the passage of several years, while the sewage of hundreds of such settlements continues to flow into storm-water drains, which not only poses a serious threat to public health and the city's environment, but also plays havoc with the life and property of the people in the rainy season.

City Nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal on Sunday inaugurated two water supply schemes under which the Orangi and Baldia townships will start getting an additional six million gallons of water per day. The localities which will benefit from the Baldia Town's 44-inch dia pipeline project laid at a cost of Rs850 million include Manghopir, Yousuf Goth, UC-4 bus terminal, Musharraf Colony, Fareedabad, Naval Colony, Suparco, Dawood Goth and Gulshan-i-Ghazi.

Several parts of the city continued to experience an acute shortage of water on Monday because of faulty water distribution system and frequent power failures, which have been badly affecting pumping

An acute shortage of irrigation water, which is also a major source of drinking water for over 1.2 million people of the coastal area, has on the one hand done irreparable harm to standing crops, fish

Recently undertaken research has revealed that Karachi's water tanker mafia, which generates an estimated Rs49.6 billion annually, siphons off over 272mgd

The Sindh Chamber of Agriculture has hailed the announcement of Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani to increase the support price of wheat from Rs510 per 40 kg to Rs625, but expressed concern over the in

Two minor girls died of measles in Ubauro area of Ghotki district on Saturday. Their brothers are also suffering from the disease.

Seismic survey being conducted by the Oil and Gas Development Corporation (OGDC) has been suspended by officials of the Wildlife Department at Nara Game Sanctuary adjacent to Sardar Garh, district Gho

Awami Tehrik chief Rasool Bux Palijo urged the newly-elected government on Thursday to appoint an international and impartial commission of water experts to help solve the perennial dispute among prov

The government has devised the first-ever sanitation policy to ensure access of the entire population of the province to a safe sanitary environment.