Pipeline could rein in Emirates' desalination investment
A giant pipeline between Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) could stem the Middle Eastern states' investment in desalination according to an Emirates businessman.
Pakistan province pushes delayed desalination project
Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman, Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, has pushed the bureau's Balochistan arm to bring a long-awaited 2 Ml/d desalination plant at Karwat, Gwadar finally into operation.
Asia's largest reverse osmosis plant begins operation
Asia's largest reverse osmosis plant, with a capacity to produce 10 Ml/d, has recently been inaugurated in Pakistan's drought-ridden Sindh province.
Aeromix to build giant desalination plant for Pakistan port
A 97 MIGD (440,000 m³/d) seawater desalination plant is to be built in Port Qasim, Pakistan, by Aeromix Systems, a subsidiary of RWL Water Group.
German companies donate UF treatment equipment to Pakistan
Two German companies that have been aiding the Clean Drinking Water For All (CDWA) initiative to improve Pakistan's drinking water have donated equipment in the light of the country's catastrophic flooding.
Karachi cantonment plans 2 MGD desalination stopgap
Karachi's Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC) is planning to establish a 2 MGD (9,000 m³/d) reverse-osmosis desalination plant to mitigate some of the 7 MGD (32,000 m³/d) water shortage in the Defence Housing Authority (DHA), CBC CEO Muhammad Hayat Mahr told a meeting in the Pakistan capital on 23 June 2010.
German water companies using UF to cure Pakistan's water woes
German water manufacturers Siemens and KSB have each ordered 800 ultrafiltration (UF) modules from inge watertechnologies AG for the "Clean Drinking Water for All (CDWA)" project funded by a group of development aid organizations in Pakistan.
Karachi desalination plant recommissioned
Almost a year after it fell into disrepair, the Defence Housing Authority Cogen Power & Desalination Plant in Karachi, Pakistan, was recommissioned on 27 August 2009.
Hawkes Bay desalter on the move again
The Hawkes Bay desalination project in Pakistan took a step forward on 15 January 2009, when Sindh chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah presided over a meeting regarding the desalination plant for Karachi at the Chief Minister's House.
Hawkes Bay plant still awaiting go-ahead
Though it has signed a contract in June with the Karachi Water & Sewerage Board, Norwegian supplier Aqualyng is still waiting for official steps by the Sindh Provincial Government before it can start the 114,000 m³/d Hawkes Bay reverse-osmosis plant which will supply potable water for Karachi.
Karachi discusses potential desalination PPP
Karachi, Pakistan, is to develop a 50 million gallons a day (227,304 m3/d) desalination plant in partnership with the private sector, reports The Express Tribune.
Pakistan breaks ground on desal plant for Balochistan
Pakistan has broken ground on a desalination plant in Balochistan province, in a project backed by the governments of the United Arab Emirates, and Switzerland.
Gwadar project moves ahead, as Chinese investment flows in
China Pak Investment Corporation has acquired the Port City project in Gwadar, Pakistan, and is reviewing plans in line with international development standards.
Q&A Ziad Bouars: "When you come it's just sand"
Ziad Bouars, commissioning manager at Sidem-Veolia, explains why he has no intention of swapping a projects role out in the field for a desk job back at head office
Pakistan grants approval for SWRO plant in Gwadar
Pakistan has approved plans for a five million gallons a day (23,000 m3/d) seawater reverse osmosis plant in Gwadar, a port city in the southwest, reports Express Tribune.
Analysis claims 29 Asia Pacific countries lack water security
Asia and the Pacific is a "global hot spot for water insecurity", a new report from the Asian Development Bank claims.
Karachi desalination project 'on a war footing'
The government of Pakistan's Sindh Province has given the go-ahead for a desalination plant in Karachi city.
Pakistan election debate spotlights desalination
The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has promised to prioritise investments in desalination plants as part of its election manifesto 2018, as popular concern over water scarcity grows.