Study finds multiple sources adding to pollution in Keenjhar Lake

Dawn | Oct 12, 2019 at 6:59 AM
  • A study found that multiple sources are polluting water of Keenjhar Lake and they include KB Feeder transports, pollution of several cities and towns, untreated domestic and agricultural waste of villages, effluent of Kotri and Nooriabad industrial estates and litter created by tourists continuously making its way into the Indus.
  • Prof Dr Bakhshal Khan Lashari, project director at USPCAS-W; Shaf­qat Hussain Wadho, chief engineer of Kotri Barrage; Dr Abdul Jabbar Memon, deputy director fisheries; Altaf Shaikh, man­ager conservation Sindh in WWF Pakistan and Prof Dr Rasool Bux Mahar, deputy director at USPCAS-W, also spoke at the seminar.
  • Shafqat Hussain Wadho, Dr Abdul Jabbar Memon and Altaf Shaikh endorsed research findings and praised the study.