Water Scarcity

No respite from drinking water woes, perils of summer heat in Odisha

Villagers said this year too is no different is the water levels in the wells have done down and the hand-pump is dysfunctional. 

published on : 27th April 2022

Several areas in Guntur, Andhra faces water scarcity

Water problems were reported at Gujjanagunda, SVN Colony, and merged villages.

published on : 26th April 2022

Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project: Saving water, lake by lake

Most of the tanks in the state are either unfit for use or have low water storage because of lack of maintenance and silt deposit

published on : 17th April 2022

Onset of summer brings back spectre of water crisis

With onset of summers, water scarcity has come back to haunt residents of Kendrapara town and nearby areas owing to declining water levels in nearby river Luna. 

published on : 4th April 2022

Water scarcity leaves Madurai residents in a fix

In certain parts of the city, locals are left to wait for more than five to ten days to fetch a few pots of water.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Tirunelveli students suffer as taps run dry in school

Another March 22 is here. A day when the whole world, quite like every other observance day, suddenly becomes vocal on water conservation.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Water scarcity at fore gain as Uttarakhand braces for a harsh summer

The situation will worsen in peak summers if the gap between supply and demand is not narrowed. In October last year, Union minister Ajay Bhatt had to face the ire of residents.

published on : 19th March 2022

In this Belpahar ward, women make 2-km walk to a pit for drinking water

The municipality provides drinking water through a tanker once every three days which is grossly inadequate to meet requirements of the residents.

published on : 16th March 2022

Water crisis hits Kerala capital

The city faces 80 MLD shortage of water this summer. Houses in hilly areas start facing supply issues; KWA hopes to tide over crisis if I30 cr more is pumped in

published on : 15th March 2022

Chennai has enough water to last till December: Offficial

With the five reservoirs brimming, residents of Chennai and its suburbs can look forward to a water-scarcity free summer this year.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Chennai wastes nearly 2 years’ water supply in just 20 days

The amount of water let into the sea over the past three weeks could have catered to Chennai’s water needs for one-and-a-half years.

published on : 26th November 2021

Water-scarce Manapparai now reeling under stagnation woes

Ahead of the monsoon, the district has been receiving substantial amount of rain for the past couple of weeks owing to a weather system in the Bay of Bengal.

published on : 13th October 2021

GMC to take spl steps to resolve water scarcity

Mayor instructs officials to prepare proposals  for repair of Sangam water plant

published on : 15th September 2021

Unfortunate that people have to knock on court's doors to get water after 75 years of independence: HC

The petitioners contended that they are currently getting water supply only twice a month and that too for approximately two hours.

published on : 8th September 2021

Chennai has enough water for eight months: PWD

Combined storage of five reservoirs stands at 8.5 TMC; Chennai to also receive full quota of Krishna water

published on : 21st August 2021
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