Water & Agriculture Division

In this sector, NESPAK provides complete spectrum of consultancy services for the projects related to harnessing and use of water for agriculture, people and environment. The services provided for the Sector cover all aspects from conceiving an idea to completion of a project, including master planning, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, project planning, system rehabilitation, physical and simulation model studies, software development and applications, detailed designs, specifications and tender documents, construction supervision and contract management, preparation of operation & maintenance manuals, as well as performance and benefit monitoring. Institutional reforms in water sector, capacity building and participation of beneficiaries in the development as well as environmental management and social development studies also fall within the purview of NESPAK’s wide range of services in this Sector.

The services for Water Resources Development, Agriculture and Management Sector are being provided within Pakistan and abroad by a highly qualified and well-experienced team of more than 182 professionals including agricultural engineers, agronomists, agri-economists, land development experts, water resources engineers, irrigation and drainage experts, hydrologists, hydro-geologists, hydraulic engineers, soil and water quality scientists, flood management specialists, sociologists, environmentalists, institutional development experts, economists and construction supervision specialists and contract managers along with 131 para-professionals/non-professionals/ other professional.

NESPAK made its debut in Water Resources Development and Management Sector with the design and construction supervision of the Left Bank Irrigation Tunnel of Tarbela Dam Project in 1973 and since then, it has provided services for over 526 water resources projects (Fig. 2) within the country and overseas. By virtue of more than 35 years of valuable experience in water resources development and management, NESPAK is now capable of offering services in all fields related to water sector with particular specialization in:

Scope of Services

A review of NESPAK's expertise and experience in the Water Resources Development and Dam Engineering Sector is given below.

  • Irrigation Systems
  • Water Resources Planning
  • Dams and Barrages
  • Drainage, Salinity Control and Land Reclamation
  • Flood Management and Protection Works
  • Hill Torrent Watershed Management
  • Flood Management and Forecasting/Warning Systems
  • Contract/Construction Management and Supervision
  • Groundwater Resources Development
  • Environmental Management
  • Institutional and Social Development
  • On Farm Water Management
  • Agriculture Development and Allied Fields
  • GIS Database Development
  • Software Engineering