Water Assessment Reports for UNICEF

This report is the result of a request by UNICEF to evaluate the design concept and technical details of the BIAD/UNICEF Water Supply and Sanitation Programme for Balochistan.

To make this evaluation possible, the Pir Alizai Cluster Scheme in the Pishin District and the Goth Gohar Khan and Allah Dino Rind Cluster Schemes in the Naseerabad District were visited. We also studied the drawings, tender documents and other related documentation available for these clusters. The Chib Kalmati Cluster Scheme in Gawder was not visited but its designs a documentation were studied.

During these site visits, we were able to talk to the notables of the areas, the users or prospective users, and in one case the contractor and the site engineer.

In addition, we had detailed discussions with some of the UNICEF staff members in Quetta.  These included Mr. Ahad, Mr. Richard Johnson, Mr. Mat Ahnfors, Mr. Eric de Boer, Mr. K.H. Ziai and Ms. Farida Nosherwani.

Discussions were also held with Shehzada Sheharyar Khan of Kalat, Sardar Akram of Mastung and Malik Noor Ahmed and Shaihaq Baloch, both architects of the Quetta Development Authority, Quetta.

Our visit to Balochistan lasted from the March 20 to March 26, 1985.


Karachi: April 11, 1985

Download the full Report here [PDF 332 KB].

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