water scarcity

Coimbatore: 700 DMK workers detained for protesting against water crisis

The protest was held to urge the Coimbatore City Corporation Office to take steps to resolve the water crisis affecting the state.

published on : 20th June 2019

'No drinking water will be available by 2030 if we don't conserve now'

Chennai may face severe water crisis as three rivers, four water bodies, five wetlands have completely dried in the city despite having better water resources among the metros.

published on : 20th June 2019

Congress holds protests in 70 Assembly segments in Delhi over water, power ‘crisis’

Dikshit had earlier met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at his residence to discuss this issue.

published on : 19th June 2019

Water scarcity in TN: Don’t blow it out of proportion, CM tells media

The CM also explained that sufficient funds had been allocated for mitigating drinking water scarcity and the District Collectors given instructions on this count.

published on : 19th June 2019

Device to limit water consumption to be installed in taps

In a bid to save water, the Noida Authority has decided to install tap aerators in the city which are supposed to save  upto 98 per cent of the water coming out of taps.

published on : 18th June 2019

Delhi's unauthorised colonies desperate for water pipelines

Out of 1,725 unauthorised colonies in Delhi, government had claimed that it is already providing water to about 1,230 unauthorised colonies.

published on : 18th June 2019

Water scarcity grips Odisha's Balangir

People of Bhalumunda village, home to around 600 households, are drawing water from a single tube well even as other water bodies in the area have dried up.

published on : 17th June 2019

22 districts in Tamil Nadu now in red category as groundwater levels continue to plummet

With heat waves prevalent across the state and South West monsoon yet to bring any relief, the declining trend of groundwater levels continues steadily.

published on : 16th June 2019

Jal Shakti minister faces backlash in Rajasthan for saying water crisis 'is not as bad as it is shown by media'

While water experts said they did not agree with the minister’s assessment of the situation, the Congress strongly objected to his remark calling it ‘insensitive’.

published on : 13th June 2019

Still no tap water in Delhi's Harkesh Nagar

Kejriwal said the pipelines had already been laid and added that they won’t have to depend on tankers any more. But that has not happened.

published on : 12th June 2019

Woman enters well in search of water, dies after falling 40 feet in Maharashtra

After the incident, villagers of Malewadi staged a protest at Gunjphata and demanded drinking water for the village, the official said.

published on : 11th June 2019

Water crisis: Southern Railway brings water in trains

About 3.5 lakh of water generated by the recycling plant at Basin Bridge is used for cleaning coaches. However, supply of water to trains is the problem.

published on : 10th June 2019

Summer woes continue for Rajasthan as old water sources in state dry up

As the mercury touches 50 degrees Celsius in some districts of Rajasthan, the state is facing severe water shortage as traditional water sources are drying up in the scorching heat.

published on : 10th June 2019

Two reservoirs in Karnataka may go dry as Tamil Nadu builds dams

Water levels in Chikkahole, Suvarnavathi reservoirs have depleted to such an extent that these could go totally dry

published on : 10th June 2019

Gehlot directs officials to ensure proper supply of water and power, conduct weekly review

He also directed that review of the water and power supplies should be conducted weekly at the level of the chief secretary, it said.

published on : 5th June 2019
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