Central Water Commission

Yamuna river water level receding, but displaced still waiting to return

The city administration issued a flood alert, suspended rail traffic movement on the Old Yamuna Bridge and evacuated around 6,500 people from low-lying areas close to the Yamuna.

published on : 30th September 2022

Climate change new threat for India? 6,000 dead, Rs 60,000 crore washed away in rains

Figures reflect data reported by only 70% of states as major states like Maharashtra, TN don’t share their stats

published on : 1st August 2022

Officials on alert as Godavari set to rise at Bhadrachalam

He asked the officials to communicate to the people in villages about the flood threat and shift those in vulnerable areas to safer places, if necessary.

published on : 24th July 2022

Andhra Pradesh government ignored CWC warnings on floods: TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu

The river management has been done for decades based on these records and the government of the day takes necessary measures periodically on the rain and the flood flow, he said.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Plenary promise: KCR begins working on ‘alternative agenda’

Earlier, Rao used to have lengthy meetings with former CWC official R Vidyasagar Rao before the formation of Telangana on the irrigation sector.

published on : 18th May 2022

Retiring Supreme Court judge Vineet Saran may get to chair Central water body

The term of the present CWC  chairman, Dr R K Gupta, is coming to an end soon and Justice Saran will take over from him, according to highly placed sources.

published on : 9th May 2022

Call on Central Water Commission's affidavit after meet with CM: Tamil Nadu minister Duraimurugan

Water Resources Minister Duraimurugan informed the Assembly on Wednesday while replying to the debate on grants for the department.

published on : 7th April 2022

Mullaperiyar Dam case: Centre suggests supervisory committee continue as NDSA will take one year to function properly

Last week, The Central government was asked to file a note explaining the establishment and scope of authority of the National Dam Safety Authority under the Dam Safety Act, 2021.

published on : 5th April 2022

Mekedatu: Tamil Nadu Assembly condemns Karnataka, CWC; CM accuses Centre of partiality

A resolution to this effect moved by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami was unanimously adopted by the House. 

published on : 6th December 2018

Unprecedented rains, not dams caused Kerala floods: Central Water Commission

The sources said that the report is based on analysis of dam-related data generated during the period of heavy rainfall.

published on : 6th September 2018