Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority WAPDA Jobs 2020

The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is a government-run public power supply maintaining water and electricity in Pakistan. The headquarters of WAPDA is in Lahore in South Asia. The country’s largest cities are Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and Islamabad. In Lahore, the WAPDA is responsible for all aspects of electricity distribution including generation of electricity, transmission, distribution of water. It has offices in Islamabad and Lahore and its head office is in Islamabad. There are two main branches of WAPDA – the Pakistan Electricity and Water Supply Company (PEWSC) and the Pakistan Domestic Water Supply Company (PDSWSC). Power is supplied by a series of dams, rivers, and hydro-electrical plants that together provide more than 70% of the country’s total electricity needs. These dams can be classified into two groups – domestic and industrial. The domestic group provides power to domestic appliances and equipment, whereas the industrial group supplies electricity for commercial as well as domestic purposes. The dams that supply water to both the domestic and the industrial group of dams include Tarbela, Bajaur, Lake Urmia, Chitral, Bhimber, and Mando dams. Water is also supplied by a series of canals, which are part of the hydropower scheme. They serve two purposes. One is for flood control, while the other is to provide access to some lakes and rivers. It is a major drain on the river Diamir, which is fed by the Narmada. Other dams in the region also contribute to flood control. The dams provide a sufficient supply of power for most of the cities and towns in the country. In addition to this, these dams help prevent pollution as it keeps the rivers and streams clean.

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