The News Review:
- KARACHI: Water supply scheme for Natha Khan Goth
- The browning of green Colorado
- Water supply to be disrupted in city
- Delayed water supply
KARACHI: Water supply scheme for Natha Khan Goth
Pakistan Dawn – Jul 29, 2006
com ———- –>KARACHI: Water supply scheme for Natha Khan GothKARACHI, July 28: The City District Government Karachi has approved a Rs 31 million water supply scheme for Natha Khan Goth, Azimabad, New Iqbalabad, Tandoor Colony, Al-Haider Society, Rehmanabad No 1 and 2 and Sadaat Colony in UC-1 of Shah Faisal Town. This was stated by Town Nazim, Mohammed Imran while talking to Councillors of UC-1 on Friday in connection with discussion on local development works. He said that development works on the scheme will start soon whereby a pumping station will be constructed with the installation of two new water pumps. He said not only UC-1 areas, but adjoining localities in UC-2 will also be benefited by this scheme and their water supply system will improve. Imran pointed out that UC-1 areas of Iqbalabad, Azimabad and adjoining localities were earlier included in Cantonment Board Faisal but were excluded from the Cantonment area unilaterally.
The browning of green Colorado
Rocky Mountain News – Jul 29, 2006
“We’re going to have to look at this much more closely,” said RickBrown, acting deputy director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board. “I wouldn’t be surprised if things are moving faster than we thought,but it is disturbing. In 2003, Colorado for the first time began estimating current andfuture water needs through its Statewide Water Supply Initiative. 7 million study estimated that Coloradans will need 53percent more water by 2030, primarily because of new growth. The report projected that cities would dry up 185,000 to 428,000acres of irrigated land during that time to meet those demands if theycouldn’t find other sources, leaving Colorado with roughly 2. 67 millionirrigated acres.
Water supply to be disrupted in city
Hindu – Jul 29, 2006
on Sunday to facilitate maintenance work on the 1,200-mm line bringing water from Aruvikkara to the reservoir in the Observatory Hills. Chandran, executive engineer of Kerala Water Authority’s Aruvikkara division, said here on Friday that the 1,200-mm line ferrying water to the city from the 86-mld treatment plant at Aruvikkara had developed a leak…
on Sunday to facilitate maintenance work on the 1,200-mm line bringing water from Aruvikkara to the reservoir in the Observatory Hills. Chandran, executive engineer of Kerala Water Authority’s Aruvikkara division, said here on Friday that the 1,200-mm line ferrying water to the city from the 86-mld treatment plant at Aruvikkara had developed a leak. Once pumping is stopped and the line is cleared of water, the leaking joint will be sealed by a process called `lead caulking. ‘ Then a `step collar’ will be placed over the sealed joint to make it sturdier. Just before placing the collar, the surface of the pipe will be coated with a special adhesive compound. This compound requires a curing time of at least six hours, Mr.
Delayed water supply
Hindu – Jul 29, 2006
Mehdipatnam, Karwan, Tappachabutra, Kakatiyanagar, Langer Houz, Prashasan Nagar, Rajendranagar Municipality, Natraj Nagar, Shabli Hills, Muradnagar and Sabernagar. Cash counters to remain open The cash counters of Central Power Distribution Company Limited will remain open on July 30 from 9 a.