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Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) was established in 1964 and working is a body corporate vide PCRWR Act 2007 under Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST). The management of the Council consists of the Board of Governors, the Chairman and the Executive Committee. Since its inception, PCRWR has played its role as a national research organization by undertaking and promoting research in various disciplines of water sector.
Major Research Areas
- Crop Water Requirements
- Water Conservation.
- Groundwater Investigations
- Hydrology Modeling & GIS/RS
- Recharge of Depleted Aquifers
- Watershed Management
- Draining and Land Reclamation
- Monitoring of water quality of surface, sub-surface water, sewerage and industrial effluents.
- Development of low cost water testing and treatment/filtration technologies.
- Development of National water quality database
Regional Offices PCRWR
Regional Office PCRWR, Lahore conducts site-specific research on water related problems of irrigated agriculture in Northern
Regional Office, Bahawalpur is an outcome of Pakistan Desertification Monitoring Unit (PADMU), a development project
Drainage and Reclamation Institute of Pakistan (DRIP) was established in 1975, under PCRWR with the mandate
The WRRC Quetta has been established in Balochistan to solve the water related problems of the province.
Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) was re-established at Peshawar in 2003 with the objective which are known as source
Karachi Office has been established to solve the water related problems of the province. The province experiences extreme
Gilgit office has been established to solve the water related problems of the province. The province experiences extreme