SAFE AND AFFORDABLE DRINKING WATER
GIKI, ensure that everyone has fair access to clean, inexpensive drinking water.
Fresh Water Installations all around the Campus
Drinking water installations are available all around the campus in the form of electric water coolers and hot water dispensers. This facility is available in all faculties, departments, sports complex, girls’ and boys’ hostels, mosques, central library, guest house, admin block, hospital, faculty club, central mess and cafeteria so that people can get easy access to clean drinking water.
END OPEN DEFECATION AND PROVIDE ACCESS TO SANITATION AND HYGIENE
GIKI, end open defecation and ensure that everyone has access to sufficient and equitable sanitation and hygiene, with special consideration for the needs of women, girls, and people in vulnerable situations.
IMPROVE WATER QUALITY, WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND SAFE REUSE
GIKI improve water quality. By lowering pollution, doing away with dumping, avoiding the release of dangerous chemicals and materials, halving the amount of untreated wastewater, and significantly increasing recycling and safe reuse internationally.
Used water is treated from a sewerage plant and then sent to water canals from where it is used for crop irrigation.
The sewage treatment plant of GIK Institute is located outside the campus, near the WAPDA check post. After treatment, the effluent is disposed of into the Indus River. Plant can handle 0.2 million gallons/day. Treatment is done in seven stages, where different types of equipment are installed. The existing plant is in operational since 1993.
INCREASE WATER-USE EFFICIENCY AND ENSURE FRESHWATER SUPPLIES
In order to solve water shortage and significantly reduce the number of people affected by it, GIKI, secure sustainable withdrawals and supplies of freshwater, and significantly boost water-use efficiency across all sectors.
IMPLEMENT INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
GIKI’s aim is to carry out integrated water resources management at all scales, including where necessary through transboundary collaboration.
EXPAND WATER AND SANITATION SUPPORT TO DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
GIKI should broaden international collaboration and capacity-building assistance for developing nations in activities and programmes linked to water and sanitation, including technology for water harvesting, desalination, water efficiency, wastewater treatment, recycling, and reuse.
Consumption of treated water
All the water given to the faculty and accommodation is first passed is first treated in a storage tank via cleaning and chlorination.
Courses offered on Water Management
GIK Institute offers various courses related to Water Management to provide the appropriate science and technology background required to manage water effectively.
Please visit GIK Institute UG Prospectus to access more courses related to water management:
Water Conservation Campaigns on campus
Campaigns on water conservation are run along the campus. Water shortage is an alarmingly increasing global issue today. Many countries including Pakistan are to face serious water shortage by the year 2025! Clean & Green drive aimed to tackle this issue by igniting a positive change in our habits and successfully conducted a water conservation campaign around GIK campus, aiming to preserve even a small amount of water. Awareness stickers were pasted around basins, coolers and other water sources in the Institute.
Cautious water usage on campus
Time to time public service messages and awareness emails are sent to GIK community to avoid wastage of water.
Less water absorption plant on campus
You can design a landscape that conserves water as well as energy. The horticulture Department at GIK Institute has taken several measures to grow such plants and trees that consume less water and are drought resistant to conserve water on campus.
Usage of water efficient appliances
The Horticulture Department at GIK institute is using water sprinklers for watering the plants and lawns for conservation of water usage.
Water recycling program implementation
At GIK institute the rain & storm water is collected through different drain channels. Some of existing storm water drains on campus are shown below: