Water

Olympics: Greece one win away from its first men's water polo medal

Konstantinos Genidounias scored five goals to lead Greece to a 10-4 victory over Montenegro in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Games.

published on : 4th August 2021

Telangana, Andhra Pradesh water war may spill over into Godavari

Andhra's Chief Engineer contended that Telangana planned to draw Godavari water through Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS), Tupakula Gudem, Devadula, Sitarama and other projects.

published on : 4th August 2021

BJP MP Tiwari writes to L-G seeking immediate commissioning of Sonia Vihar reservoir

Tiwari in his letter claimed that the construction of the underground tank was completed in March but it is still not in use. 

published on : 4th August 2021

Jal Shakti Ministry memo: KCR slams Centre's "anti-Telangana stand" and Andhra’s "dadagiri"

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced that, due to Andhra's disposition, water from the Godavari river would be diverted to the Krishna river basin to meet irrigation requirements.

published on : 3rd August 2021

50-year-old TN woman's livelihood in 'troubled' waters

Though the work is gruelling and low paying, fetching her a paltry Rs 150-200 per day on an average, Revathi has no complaints.

published on : 2nd August 2021

28-year-old Naval officer drowns in Marmala waterfalls

According to the police, an eight-member team of Navy officers had reached the waterfalls by noon and four of them including Abhishek ventured into the waterfalls. 

published on : 2nd August 2021

Extensive waterlogging, traffic congestion in Delhi due to rains

Yamuna Bazar, Khanpur, Rohtak Road, Lodhi Road, Azadpur underpass, Zakhira underpass, Shakti Nagar underpass, Kirari, Sagarpur, among others witnessed severe waterlogging, PWD officials informed.

published on : 1st August 2021

Delhi: Water level in Yamuna rises again; over 100 families moved to safer areas

On Friday, the Yamuna had breached the danger mark and swelled to 205.59 metres by 9 pm. It had receded to 204.89 metres on Saturday evening, according to the Delhi flood control room.

published on : 1st August 2021

Rains lash Delhi, waterlogging reported from several areas

Vehicles commuting from the Yamuna Bazar area witnessed heavy waterlogging due to heavy rainfall.

published on : 1st August 2021

Delhi: Come rains, PWD flooded with waterlogging plaints

With monsoon rains lashing the city in the last few weeks, the Public Works Department of Delhi government has reported an increase in the number of complaints related to waterlogging. 

published on : 1st August 2021

Madras HC stays laying of road across waterbodies in Thiruvidanthai

The petitioner said that over 43.68 acres of land are being irrigated with water primarily from Thiruvali Kuttai and Ambal Eari.

published on : 1st August 2021

Hyderabad: Water supply to be disrupted on August 4 and 5

There will be no water supply to the following areas — Balapur, Maisaram, Barkas, Mekalamandi, Bholakpur, Tarnaka, Lalapet, Boudhanagar, Marredpally, among others.

published on : 31st July 2021

Rising Yamuna water level leads to flood warning

Authorities evacuate people from river floodplains, boats pressed into action

published on : 31st July 2021

Godavari River Management Board proposes first meeting in Hyderabad on August 3

The board likely to discuss issues of seed funding, CISF security cover and pending approvals for ‘unapproved’ projects among others.

published on : 31st July 2021

Don’t let Andhra Pradesh draw Krishna waters, Telangana tells Krishna river Board

Telangana reiterates demand for a 50:50 share in Krishna, says Andhra Pradesh shouldn’t draw water for Rayalaseema outside the river basin.

published on : 30th July 2021
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