Water

Flood threat looms over Bhadrachalam again

Officials start shifting people as Godavari river continues to swell

published on : 12th August 2022

Journey through Jeju

Seven artists from Jeju Island in South Korea display their works inspired by the land at InKo Centre’s gallery 

published on : 11th August 2022

Interception wells coming up at 10 Tiruchy locations to prevent waterlogging

The corporation team has begun the construction of interception wells (a huge pit with 20 HP motor) at 10 locations across the city to stop pooling of stormwater during the monsoon.

published on : 11th August 2022

Odisha lags in ‘tap water for all’ mission

Meanwhile, the State has provided tap water connection to 3,903 scheduled caste majority villages and 19,226 scheduled tribe majority villages in the aspirational districts.

published on : 11th August 2022

Unscientific SWDs being drained out of Chennai

To avert rainwater stagnation, contractors must now get designs vetted by IIT-M experts, adhere to tight deadlines

published on : 10th August 2022

Even 10 years after construction, open SWD in Perungudi pose threat to citizens

Open stormwater drains in Perungudi have been a threat to motorists and pedestrians alike since they were constructed 10 years ago.

published on : 10th August 2022

Water level in Idukki reservoir continues to rise, shutter height increased

Authorities said shutter number three will be raised to 160 cm while two and four will remain at 120 cm and shutter one and five at 40 cm.

published on : 9th August 2022

Gangajal all set to go global from Uttarakhand in ceramic pots

A project officer said the state government’s initiative came in the wake of the fact that many companies are selling water in bottles with wrappers of Gangajal on it.

published on : 9th August 2022

Water transport to create ripples in Vembanad lake

Water Metro and State Water Transport Department to offer boat services mainly targeting islanders in Kochi, but success depends on fares

published on : 9th August 2022

Spain water crisis: Historic drought, heatwave grills country; reservoirs at just 25 per cent of their capacity

Spain is the second most visited country and significant amounts of water are used in tourism infrastructures. But agriculture absorbs the bulk -- over 80 per cent -- of the country's water resources.

published on : 8th August 2022

Odisha rains: BMC convenes meeting for advance measures to prevent waterlogging 

The ODRAF teams have also been asked to remain alert for the situation as IMD has predicted more rains due to the formation of low pressure,” the Commissioner said.

published on : 8th August 2022

Andhra's Gorantla water project works gain pace

53 MLD drinking water project includes two reservoirs with 600 KL and 4,200 KL capacities

published on : 8th August 2022

Port workers to hold protest in Kochi on September 15

The asset monetisation policy will make the port workers surplus, redundant, and would snatch away their jobs, a release said.

published on : 8th August 2022

Heavy rains lash Odisha disrupting life, traffic

Owing to heavy waterlogging bus service was temporarily suspended on the route till evening.

published on : 7th August 2022

Industries discharge effluents into water bodies: Erode farmers

According to farmers, thanks to the widespread rainfall in the State, water bodies in remote villages too were getting copious inflow.

published on : 7th August 2022

50 fall ill after drinking polluted water in Karnataka's Ankanal

Villagers are now being supplied with processed water and it will continue for a few more days. They have also been told to drink only boiled and cooled water.

published on : 7th August 2022

High uranium in groundwater in Bihar leaves authorities worried, sample sent to Lucknow lab

Districts from where the groundwater samples have been recently collected are Nalanda, Nawada, Katihar, Madhepura, Vaishali, Supaul, Aurangabad, Gaya, Saran and Jehanabad.

published on : 6th August 2022

Sagar water to be released from August 15

"This year, water is being released from the project 15 days early.” The collector appealed to farmers to plant their crop cycle accordingly.

published on : 5th August 2022

Marottichal, A waterfall hidden in the woods

The Ilanjippara waterfalls, also known as Marottichal falls, could spring a surprise for a first-time visitor. Situated deep inside the forest, it remains concealed during the road journey

published on : 5th August 2022

Rivers flow above danger mark, alert issued Kerala districts

"The water levels in the Periyar river at Marthandavarma bridge and Kalady are above the flood-warning levels. The water level in the Muvattupuzha river on Thursday was also above the danger level."

published on : 5th August 2022
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