• Tag results for Water scarcity

Not-so-sweet Pongal for Tamil Nadu farmers

The average cultivation has been less than 50 per cent this year and issues in pricing pose as another problem for the 150 farming families in Mukundagiri.

published on : 14th January 2019

Experts rally behind global NGO to address Chennai’s water woes

'Only 35 per cent of total water procured from reservoirs and water table actually reaches the farmers for irrigation. The rest goes waste.'  

published on : 24th October 2018

17 Maharashtra districts under threat of water scarcity

Most parts of Marathwada received average rainfall this monsoon and the water stock in the region stands at just 28. 81 per cent.

published on : 19th September 2018

Water supply restored at Thiruvananthapuram zoo

The supply was affected after one of the five Water Authority pipelines which caters to the drinking water needs of the inmates of the zoo, developed a technical snag.

published on : 19th September 2018

Water scarcity dips oil palm cultivation

Due to scarcity of rain in past few years, the oil palm crop has decreased to 650 hectares, which was earlier cultivated in 3,373 hectares in the district.

published on : 11th September 2018

Rajasthan ranks low on drinking water supply for villages, says Niti Aayog report

The Niti Aayog has asked the state to improve the access rate and the quality of drinking water in rural habitations while lauding its efforts in surface water restoration and participatory irrigation

published on : 16th June 2018

Ground reality of water scarcity in Delhi

Not a single region in Delhi has recorded a significant rise in groundwater level during last two decades. 

published on : 2nd June 2018

Locals lock water drums in Rajasthan village to avoid robbery

With the temperature hovering around 45 degrees in most parts of the state, water scarcity has become a big issue of concern.

published on : 31st May 2018

Water woes in Shimla

published on : 30th May 2018

Rs 1000 crore for Keonjhar’s projects

Collector directed to take up drinking water projects on saturation mode.

published on : 30th May 2018

Severe water crisis hits Telangana's temple towns

Severe water scarcity in Vemulawada in erstwhile Karimnagar - Kondagattu and Dharmapuri is forcing the pilgrims to stay in private lodges.

published on : 12th May 2018

Water scarcity in Madhya Pradesh village forces girls to walk 4 km for toilet

The girls of the government hostel travel every day with their school teacher and other maids with buckets to use the toilet.

published on : 10th May 2018

Rivers of life: How Kerala districts conserve water resources through people’s movement

While the government machinery has been a little slow to get in on the act, people have voluntarily come forth to conserve water resources in their respective areas.

published on : 29th April 2018

Odisha: Drop in ground water level mounts water crisis in Rourkela

Clusters housing small slums don’t have piped water supply during summer

published on : 25th April 2018

Tamil Nadu: Water woes force Cuddalore farmers to switch over to horticulture crops

Farming of vegetables and fruits increase while paddy, sugarcane cultivation dips

published on : 25th April 2018
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