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Violation of ban: Motor boating continues to pollute Rawal Lake

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ISLAMABAD: Despite a ban, unabated motor boating in Rawal Lake continues to put health of Rawalpindi residents at risk. In an act of sheer neglect and lack of concern, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration have apparently turned a blind eye to the illegal activity. Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency […]

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Rawal Lake: No progress on five planned water treatment facilities

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ISLAMABAD: Three months since an independent commission recommended setting up multiple sewage treatment plants on the catchment areas of the Rawal Lake, action has yet to be taken. Despite the recommendations of the Islamabad High Court’s Environmental Commission, no progress has been made on the construction of five sewage treatment plants and a sewage network […]

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‘Rawal Lake water fit for human consumption’

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday disposed of a suo moto case pertaining to contamination of Rawal Lake water after the concerned authorities confirmed that the lake water is fit for human consumption and there was no contamination. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, heard suo moto […]

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