Water scarcity

Nandi Hills parched, water to be pumped up

Nandi Hills, believed to be the origin of five rivers, is facing a water crisis, worrying not just locals, but also the government and experts.

published on : 25th July 2021

Need to fill data gaps to save water in Chennai: Report

Considering the existing urban growth trend in Chennai City, the built-up area is estimated to increase and waterbodies will continue to shrink.

published on : 6th June 2021

Majority of Delhi to face water scarcity because of Haryana: Raghav Chadha

The AAP leader also alleged that Haryana is wilfully brushing aside its responsibilities and violating the rights of 22 million citizens of Delhi.

published on : 13th April 2021

Identify water scarcity hotspots in Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik

It has been the priority of the government to ensure quality drinking water supply to the citizens especially during the summer season.

published on : 25th March 2021

A decade on, water still remains elusive for Chennai

“We still are dependent on groundwater and Metro Water tankers. Water tank work has been going on for a long time.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Water scarcity: MLA, panchayat members gherao KWA official

Residents of Cheranalloor have been facing acute drinking water shortage for a long time.

published on : 10th February 2021

Can’t fetch water as motors missing: Perumbakkam Housing Board residents

The residents said that only common motors are installed for every three blocks, and they do not have individual motors to pump out water.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Water woes spark fights in Perumbakkam slums

An official in the Slum Clearance Board confirmed to Express that there is a shortage of water.

published on : 1st January 2021

‘Water, water, everywhere…nor any drop to drink’

In Tamil Nadu, every political party promises to clean Chennai’s rivers and desilt the tanks, but does nothing when in power.

published on : 5th December 2020

Committed to making TN free of water scarcity: Palaniswami

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami exuded confidence that his government’s strong performance would see AIADMK through in the 2021 hustings.

published on : 5th December 2020

No end to Odisha villagers’ woes as drinking water project remains still

The proposed project is aimed at supplying 25 million litre drinking water from Luna and Chitratola rivers after proper treatment.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Rivers of life: How Kerala districts conserve water resources through people’s movement

While the government machinery has been a little slow to get in on the act, people have voluntarily come forth to conserve water resources in their respective areas.

published on : 29th April 2018