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Pakistan - Sixth Salinity Control and Reclamation (SCARP) Project (English)

The Sixth Salinity Control and Reclamation Project will provide for: (a) Construction of about 930 fresh groundwater tubewells and associated works for winter season irrigation and water table control. (b) Construction of about 250 saline groundwater tubewells to stabilize groundwater levels, a drainage disposal system, pumping stations and evaporation ponds; (c) An electrification network to energize all public tubewells and pumping stations on the drainage system; (d) Canal remodelling and, where necessary, construction of new water courses to carry increased irrigation supplies; (e) Provision of credit and technical advice to farmers for installation of private tubewells in fresh groundwater areas not subject to waterlogging and for land levelling; (f) Procurement of vehicles and equipment for project execution and subsequent operation; communications and computer equipment for improved operation of the irrigation works; and equipment for an existing soils laboratory and for land leveling; and (g) Engagement of consultants to assist WAPDA in the final design and the supervision and construction of the project, to prepare operating manuals and to organize the monitoring of project benefits.




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Pakistan - Sixth Salinity Control and Reclamation (SCARP) Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.