100 new Dams being developed in Balochistan
ISLAMABAD:Gwadar Development Authority (GDA) was working on various projects to provide 12 million gallon water per day to port city by nextyear.
According to an official of (GDA) Gwadar Development Authority, the existing water crisis in the city would be clogged in the coming days, adding various projects were in the pipeline to provide clean drinking water facility on priority.
80 percent work on Sawad Dam, having the capacity to provide 5 million gallon water to the city, have already been completed. The project will start supplying water from April 2018.
Likewise, another 3 million Gallon water capacity Shadi Kaur Dam will be completed by the end of current calendar year. The dam is being constructed with the help of China.
Besides, Balochistan Government was finalizing a plan to construct 100 new dams for maintaining water level and irrigation, he added.
The provincial government has decided to purchase 2 MGD desalination plant from China Overseas Ports Holding Company (COPHC).
The Chinese company is also installing a desalination plant and it will be completed by the mid of this year.
Besides, another desalination plant of 5 million gallons clean drinking water producing capacity would be completed in record time.
Currently, he said 360 bowser and 45 trawler tankers are supplying water to Gwadar from Mirani dam to Gwadar city.APP