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Sindh government reconstitutes KWSB board of directors

It comprises 15 members, divided into two groups

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October 9, 2019


Explainer: Where did Karachi get its water board from?

Storm water drains are not its job

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September 1, 2019


DMC Korangi chairman slams KWSB MD over Karachi’s water woes

MQM-P delegates visited KWSB office to discuss water, sewerage issues

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August 20, 2019


Appointment of non-technical officer as KWSB MD may complicate situation

Such appointments have often aggravated the city’s water woes

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August 1, 2019


KWSB gets a new managing director

Sindh govt shuffles a number of provincial secretaries

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August 1, 2019


Blame garbage for the Karachi flooding this monsoon rain

KWSB not only at fault, says expert

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July 30, 2019


$1.6b to fix Karachi water board in 12 years: CM

WB assistance for reform, wastewater and water services

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July 17, 2019


Nespak gives FWO K-IV design adjustment green signal

Change from 3 small to 1 big 650mgd canal

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July 12, 2019


56% of Karachi to face water shortage for three days

Supply cut off due to 13-hour power suspension at Dhabeji

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June 15, 2019


Karachi’s sewage system needs Rs15b revamp

Lines date to Pre-partition times

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May 9, 2019


Water shortage irks around 0.1m Karachi residents

UC-12 chairperson accuses LG minister of biased water distribution

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April 26, 2019


KWSB to take action against illegal water hydrants

Water board’s MD seeks police help

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April 23, 2019


Karachi water tankers want to increase KWSB rates

Service charges Rs1,800 for 3,000 gallons

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April 23, 2019


Why don’t we just privatise KWSB and Karachi’s water?

Can anyone say the price of Karachi water is realistic?

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April 22, 2019


World Bank to reform KMC, revamp KWSB as part of three $2b Karachi projects

It will also take over construction of the Yellow Line BRT

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March 4, 2019


Burst water pipeline in Karachi’s SITE repaired after 10 hours

Residents had to make stop-gap arrangements before the authorities arrived

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February 4, 2019


SBCA tests reforms with 30-day Karachi house construction permit deadlines

400sq yrd houses, warehouses in category

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January 26, 2019


Water tankers will be just a click away with KWSB’s mobile app

Ordering water tankers just got easy as Karachi Water and Swerage Board announced the launch of a new mobile application that will allow users to order tankers with a simple click.  “People will be able to order tankers just by clicking on the application,” said Mr Khalid Mehmood Sheikh, MD KWSB. “You can check out…

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May 12, 2018


PM Abbasi to chair meeting on power crisis in Karachi

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Karachi on a daylong visit to attend a seminar on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor on Monday. PM Abbasi will also chair a special meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy today in connection with the deteriorating power crisis in the city. The committee will discuss one-point agenda regarding…

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April 23, 2018


Repair work begins 12 hours after Karachi pipeline leaks

Oonib Azam, Salman Ahmed and Shannawaz Ali Repair work began 12 hours after a pipeline on Karachi’s University Road burst on Saturday. Water continued to spill for hours as no one from the water board responded until 9am Sunday. Arrival of engineers is still awaited. The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) says it can…

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April 8, 2018


Water: Commodity or Basic Human Right

By Saman Siddiqui  Imagine no water to drink, or even to cook food with, no water to shower, to flush the toilet, or do laundry. Imagining such condition is scary, but in a metropolitan city like Karachi hundreds of households face these conditions on a daily basis. It must be sought to ensure that the…

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January 6, 2018