ISLAMABAD: The water regulation and irrigation authorities have found unprecedented variations in river flow records, resulting in disharmony among provinces and massive water losses.

According to an official of the Ministry of Water and Power, “disappearance of Indus water” upstream Tarbela Dam and “erroneous flow measurement by Wapda at Chashma Barrage” had become so serious that the Indus River System Authority had to convene a special meeting a few days ago to look into the situation.

He said Sindh, Balochistan and Punjab had protested over huge water losses between Besham and Tarbela and faulty measurements at Chashma. Read more