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Climate, Energy & Water Research Institute (CEWRI)

ISSUES/ PROBLEMS

  1. Aridity causing shortage of water

  2. Erratic rainfall

  3. Climate change extremes impacting water resources and agriculture

  4. High energy cost for water pumping

  5. Excessive mining of groundwater in fragile environments like Balochistan

  6. Water erosion causing degradation of watersheds and range lands and sedimentation of water reservoirs.

  7. Significant losses in water conveyance and application causing water logging and salinity

  8. Loss of rain water as surface run-off