Water scarcity

Groundwater falls by 1.72 metres in Prakasam

The main reason is the less rainfall in the district. 

published on : 16th September 2022

Andhra farmers in a fix as spillway gate damage empties dam

Farmers in Gundlakamma ayacut area are fearing water scarcity after water level went down at Kandula Obul Reddy Gundlakamma Reservoir following damage to one of the spillway gates.

published on : 5th September 2022

Taps run dry in Koppal, gram panchayat members launch dharna

In Siddapura village of Koppal district, Gram Panchayat members, whose are responsible for providing basic amenities to residents, are staging a dharna demanding drinking water supply.

published on : 31st August 2022

Coimbatore’s water warrior -- meet Manikandan

The boisterous days two decades ago, in the summers of late 1990s, when he, along with his friends, used to spend time swimming in the well, suddenly turned inert.

published on : 28th 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

Sisodia raises issue of pollution of Yamuna river in zonal council meet

Emphasizing this issue, Sisodia said that at present 5,000 cusecs of water containing industrial and chemical effluents are discharged by Haryana into Najafgarh drain.

published on : 10th July 2022

Water demand unsustainable, shortage severe: Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena

Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena on Monday invited suggestions from the public to make the national capital self-sufficient in meeting drinking water demand.

published on : 5th July 2022

Odisha's rural areas in the verge of acute water scarcity

Despite implementation of various schemes like Basudha and Jal Jeevan Mission, safe drinking water continues to elude many rural areas of Ganjam and Gajapati districts.

published on : 20th June 2022

What are you drinking? 

To address the issue of scarcity of potable water, city-based Sachin Vaddavali has devised a way to draw clean drinking water from thin air — the atmosphere’s humidity.

published on : 16th June 2022

Water scarcity, skill training for workers among issues discussed between Delhi LG, Kejriwal

The LG also discussed the idea of planting suitable bamboo varieties on the peripheries of Delhi and sandalwood trees on government land meant for plantation.

published on : 10th June 2022

Delhi to bring new water treatment plant in Chandrawal by 2023

Delhi Jal Board chairman Satyendar Jain on Friday inspected the under construction water treatment plant in Chandrawal.

published on : 29th May 2022

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
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