MIRPURKHAS: Students of Master of Science (MS) in Environment Engineering Department at the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) showed their project presentations.
In their presentations, the students said that their research studies would set the guidelines for the government and other agencies to intervene for the improvement of water characteristics to benefit the society.
MS Student Saira Halepoto will do her research on "Evaluation of Water Drinking Quality of Hyderabad City" in which she will evaluate the physio-chemical and biological characteristics of the water provided in the city. She said that her study would serve the SDG Goal for "Clean Water for All" if the recommended suggestion will be incorporated by the Water and Sanitation Authority (WASA) in Hyderabad.
Hiba Muzammil's research on "Socio Economic and Health Impact Assessment of Environmental Degradation of Manchar Lake," Hafeez Khoharo's research will be on the Assessment of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Manchar Lake; Sadaf Sher's research proposal is on "Evaluating the Capacity of Keenjhar Lake to Meet Future Demand of Karachi City."
Azizullah's research will be on "Assessment of Heavy Metals Contamination in Water and Sediments of Drinking Water Treatment Plant;" Farhan Wahid is to perform an Evaluation of Drinking Water Interventions in Chachro tehsil of district Tharparkar; and Kalemullah Shaikh is to study the "Dispersion Modeling of Emissions from Thermal Power Station of Jamshoro and Human Health Risk Assessment."