Strategies to Manage Aquifer Recharge in Balochistan, Pakistan: An Overview

Posted on May 29, 2021Categories Engineering ResearchTags , , , ,   Leave a comment on Strategies to Manage Aquifer Recharge in Balochistan, Pakistan: An Overview

The drainage system of eighteen river basins dominates the Balochistan plateau, where precipitation recharges both consolidated and unconsolidated aquifers. Due to unjustifiable long-term groundwater mining, groundwater levels have been steadily declining in eleven river basins for the last three decades. Water-table declines at a rate of 2 to 3 metres each year. In portions of Quetta Valley, the most substantial decline of 60m in the last 12 years has been reported. In an average year, total groundwater recharge in all … Continue reading “Strategies to Manage Aquifer Recharge in Balochistan, Pakistan: An Overview”