August 05, 2014
M RAFIQUE GORAYA - BR Report -
Despite below normal rains in the month of July, the Indus River System Authority has managed to store 11.55 MAF water in the three reservoirs ie Mangla, Tarbela and Chashma till 4th August, 2014, against their total capacity of 13.8 MAF of water. WAPDA water managers told us here on Monday that authorities have stored 6.14 MAF water in the Mangla Dam on the River Jehlum against the upgraded dam's increased capacity of 7.38 MAF.
December 26, 2012
Japan is reportedly said to be considering financing Mangla Refurbishment Project after announcement by the US ambassador that USAID will allocate $150 million to the project, sources close to chairman Wapda told Business Recorder. The sources said, Wapda carried out a feasibility study for ''''refurbishment and upgradation of Mangla power station generating units'''' with the objective improve the efficiency of existing old units, especially for…
November 19, 2012
M RAFIQUE GORAYA
The Punjab government called upon the federal government to give preference to sowing, growing and maturing the strategic Rabi 2012-13 season crops including staple food wheat in the use of available water in the dams rather than generation of hydro-power during the winter period, Punjab Irrigation officials told BR.
They said the federal government called a meeting of provincial irrigation canal regulators in Islamabad to formulate a…