Water crisis

Treated water to be utilised in green areas of Delhi

Directive issued by government due to underutilisation of treated wastewater in past, says minister Satyendar Jain

published on : 19th October 2020

Water level in Mumbai dams reach 93 per cent due to incessant rain

According to the BMC’s hydraulic department data, the dams that supply drinking water to Mumbai have got 93 per cent water storage

published on : 24th August 2020

Asaduddin Owaisi seeks Krishna water to solve water crisis in Hyderabad's parched areas

Data shared by Owaisi showed that as opposed to the required water supply in Mir Alam of 24 MGD, it receives only 23 MGD.

published on : 6th May 2020

Children dig well in Dakshina Kannada to combat water crisis amid coronavirus lockdown

Children studying in primary schools were seen lifting the heavy buckets of water from the well. The residents were facing the water shortage from the past couple of days, amid the COVID-19 lockdown

published on : 23rd April 2020

74 million in water-scarce Arab world lack hand-washing facility: UN

An estimated 26 million refugees and displaced people are at greater risk of contracting the illness region-wide, as they lack adequate access to water and hygiene services.

published on : 15th April 2020

Water woes in Odisha's Paradip in times of coronavirus

Councillor of Ward 18, K Jagannath Rao said Sandhkuda is home to around 5000 people and the entire slum is facing water crisis.

published on : 26th March 2020

Turning floodwater into liquid asset in Bengaluru

Three-year project to set up porous pavements for recharging groundwater in Bengaluru

published on : 2nd March 2020

With Naguleru stream dying, water crisis a major concern for Palnadu region in Andhra Pradesh

Naguleru a local stream, once source of clean and fresh water, has now become a convenient dump yard of rural areas of Dachepalli and Karampudi in Palnadu region of Guntur district.

published on : 1st March 2020

Drop in Punjab’s ground water level sounds alarm

Experts also suggest that the subsidies for free power to tube wells should be curbed and farmers who have in excess of 5 acres and those in constitutional posts should not be provided subsidies.

published on : 27th January 2020

A drop of drinking water from tap is their dream

According to her, after making many rounds of the Kerala Water Authority offices, finally, a pipeline was laid and a tap was installed. “But that was two years ago.

published on : 26th January 2020

Chennai may escape water crisis this summer

Veeranam Lake has reached its full capacity, city’s four reservoirs are half full adding to more water sources

published on : 26th January 2020

Kerala police book BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje for posting 'no water for Hindus' tweet

An SC lawyer lodged a complaint against Karandlaje for spreading the message of communal colour on social media and trying to destroy religious harmony and peace in the district.

published on : 24th January 2020

Punjab water crisis: Parties seek Centre’s help

The all-party meeting, convened by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, was aimed at debating ways to arrest and mitigate the state’s aggravated groundwater crisis.

published on : 24th January 2020

Permanent solution to water crisis eludes Infopark

The acute water shortage due to inadequate supply last week badly affected the employees and hit the productivity of several companies at Infopark here.

published on : 22nd January 2020

No water for a week, Perumbakkam women stage protest 

A week without water, thirsty resettled families stage protests, call for TNSCB to act

published on : 22nd January 2020
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