Groundwater

TS schemes halt groundwater depletion

Hyderabad is the only district in the ‘critical’ category, while 29 others were listed ‘safe’ as Kaleshwaram, Mission Kakatiya yield dividends.

published on : 26th January 2022

Overuse sinks water levels in eight TN districts

Experts have appealed to the State government to regulate borewells and ban sand mining to prevent the situation from turning precarious.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Sithampoondi locals in Namakkal resist granite quarry

Farmers in Sithampoondi said many who had been involved in agricultural activities in the village sold the lands and moved to urban spaces for survival.

published on : 28th September 2021

Chennai’s groundwater safe for consumption?

Ahead of the northeast monsoon, earlier this month, the Chennai Metro Water Board conducted a survey to test groundwater quality.

published on : 26th September 2021

Water water everywhere: Telangana has vast reserves of groundwater, states report

It may sound hard to believe, but Telangana has 530 tmcft of dynamic groundwater reserve, which is equivalent to the combined storage capacity of Nagarjuna Sagar and Srisailam projects. 

published on : 27th August 2021

41 per cent of Bhubaneswar monitoring wells report drop in water level

However, the remaining 59 pc monitoring wells have reported a rise of water level compared to 2019. 

published on : 12th August 2021

New laws to regulate groundwater soon: Governor Purohit

According to the Central Groundwater Board, there has been a general decline in groundwater level in 2003 due to the complete desaturation of shallow aquifers.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Groundwater levels show significant rise

Improvement of groundwater levels in drought-prone Rayalaseema is higher than that in coastal areas of State 

published on : 14th June 2021