Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) on Wednesday revealed that 59per cent water samples are unsafe in federal capital and only 41per cent of water samples are safe for drinking

RAWALPINDI, Jan 8: A private company was on Saturday given the task to generate fuel from garbage after buying it daily from the city government, with the hopes that Rawalpindi will have a cleaner

Rupees 10 billion project Ghazi Barotha Water Supply Scheme for twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi is in doldrums as provinces are not ready to share water with the twin cities from Ghazi Baro

The Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has sought Rs300 million additional funds from federal government to complete Rs700 million phase-III of the Khanpur Dam Water Supply Project (KDWSP).

The sources told Dawn on Thursday that the RCB had written a letter to the federal government for the release of Rs450 million instead of Rs150 million that had been allocated for the project under the Public

Rawalpindi Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) Deputy Managing Director Raja Shoukat Mehmood said the agency has installed the latest and expensive water filtration and treatment plant at Rawal Dam to overcome water shortage in the garrison city.

Talking to media men in his office on Wednesday, he said WASA was utilizing all its available resources to provide secure and healthy water to the cons

With mercury rising, water has become a rare commodity in different localities of the city, making lives of the citizens miserable.

Residents of Rawalpindi have accused the authorities concerned of being indifferent to their problems and have paid no heed to their repeated requests.

The worst-affected localities include Tench Bhatta, Mughalabad, Azizabad, Peshawar Road, Naseerabad, Misrial R

After failing to use the funds for development projects in the current fiscal year, authorities in Rawalpindi have started spending money on

The Punjab-Environmental Protection Agency (Punjab-EPA) on Sunday served notices on the owners of 160 commercial and residential buildings in and around Murree for discharging sewage into water streams and causing serious environmental pollution.

The provincial environmental watchdog has taken action against the commercial and residential buildings under the Supreme Court orders to save Rawal L

RAWALPINDI: Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) will start rationing of water from June 1, which will continue till coming monsoon season to overcome the water shortage. Water supply to service stations will also be reduced to save water for domestic consumers.

RAWALPINDI, May 8: Noise and air pollution is on the rise in the congested Rawalpindi city posing serious health hazards to the people, as the local environment authorities are virtually oblivious to the issue and even lack basic data.