Pakistan faces looming water crisis as reservoirs capacity reduces

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Pakistan faces looming water crisis as reservoirs capacity reduces

*LAHORE: The inflow at Tarbela water reservoir has been recorded 63,300 cusecs, while the outflow from the dam remained 60,000 cusecs, the Wapda said in a statement on Saturday.*

A spokesperson of the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), amid reports of water shortage, said that the inflow of water at Mangla Dam recorded 50,700 cusecs, while the outflow from the reservoir remained 50,000 cusecs.

The inflow of water at Chashma Lake recorded 92,600 cusecs, while the outflow from the reservoir remained 90,000 cusecs, according to the spokesperson.

Moreover, the water inflow in Chenab river at Marala headworks recorded 24,600 cusecs, while the outflow remained 5,000 cusecs, the spokesperson stated.

The water inflow in Kabul river at Nowshera recorded 32,700 cusecs, and the outflow also remained 32,700 cusecs.

The water reservoir at Tarbela recorded 71,000 acre feet and 4,75,000 acre feet at Mangla dam, according to the spokesperson.