ISLAMABAD – Simply earlier than the beginning of the monsoon season, the Australian Excessive Commissioner to Pakistan, Dr Geoffrey Shaw took to twitter to share an image of two rainwater tanks throughout their development at his residence.
The underground tanks, which are actually operational, have 741,000 litres of rainwater storage capability and the water collected is now used at Dr Shaw’s residence and the Australian Excessive Fee in Islamabad.
“Water conservation can be key in tackling water shortage and climate change in Pakistan,” Dr Shaw stated. “Australia is helping Pakistan manage this valuable natural resource by sharing Australian expertise,” he added.
Pakistan and Australia have an extended historical past of working collectively on efficient administration of water assets.
The Australian Authorities by way of its Sustainable Improvement Funding Portfolio helps Pakistan implement Australian experience and expertise in environment friendly water administration and construct its native capability in built-in water useful resource administration.
The challenge is led by Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Analysis Organisation as a part of a 12-year programme, funded by the Australian Authorities.