Metro Water to use data for promoting piped connections

Additionally, the city's soil is composed of multiple layers of rock, sand and clay, adding to the complexity of the situation.

published on : 22nd March 2023

Hogenakkal 2.0 helps spread lakhs of smiles in Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri

The groundwater in Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri has fluoride content between 1.5 -12.4 (mg/l) which is well above the WHO guideline value which is 1 mg/l.

published on : 21st March 2023

Drought-prone Palnadu sees rise in groundwater levels after three years

The establishment of these community rainwater harvesting pits will help prevent flooding on roads due to heavy rains.

published on : 20th March 2023

Despite lower temp than last year, groundwater level dips in 19 districts

Though the mercury level was lower last month when compared to February 2022, the groundwater level has seen a decline.

published on : 9th March 2023

Groundwater not meeting quality standard in at least Odisha 26 cities

Similarly, iron content has also been found not meeting the standards at some of the monitoring stations in Jharsuguda, Kalahandi, Phulbani, Puri and Rayagada.

published on : 5th March 2023

Groundwater level in Andhra Pradesh declines by 0.47 MBGL due to excessive use

Elaborating further, Malla Reddy said the daytime temperatures increased more in January itself compared to the past, but at the same time night temperatures decreased.

published on : 19th February 2023

Now, exercise, flex your muscles to pump groundwater in Bengaluru

They said that there is electricity shortage in villages, and if there is such a plant, it can solve the issue of power outage in houses, schools and hostels.

published on : 28th January 2023

Living with disability: High fluoride in water takes its toll on villages in Rajasthan

The villagers, many of them unlettered, blame the lake water that has contaminated the groundwater as the main reason for high salinity and fluoride content in drinking water.

published on : 15th January 2023

Most waterbodies in TN don’t reach full capacity: Ryots

He said most small and large tanks never reached their full capacity even during the monsoon owing to a lack of maintenance.

published on : 15th December 2022

Delay in hazardous waste disposal abuse of right to health of Bhopal gas tragedy survivors: NHRC chief

He cited the Bhopal gas tragedy which took place at a plant of a global company in Bhopal in 1984, considered one of the world's worst industrial disasters.

published on : 10th December 2022

Rains raise groundwater levels in 33 Tamil Nadu districts

In Ramanathapuram, the groundwater level rose by 3.85 m in a month, which is the highest in the state.

published on : 5th December 2022

Andhra Pradesh secures 4th place in groundwater recharge

According to the data, the total annual groundwater recharge in the country is 437.60 bcm, the annual groundwater extraction 239.16 bcm and the stage of groundwater extraction is 60.08%.

published on : 14th November 2022

Human activities in catchment areas depleting groundwater levels in Telangana

The drainage networks in the catchment area of Himayatsagar have been occupied either as crop farms or for real estate.

published on : 31st October 2022

EXPLAINER | Taking a closer look into the cause and effects of climate change in India

From extreme heatwave to unseasonal rain, resulting in heavy flooding, to ground water depletion, effects of climate change are real and likely to increasingly impact more and more people.

published on : 17th October 2022

Higher FSI plan for ECR puts aquifers at risk in Tamil Nadu

A CMDA panel is learnt to have studied the proposal and a decision is expected to be taken at a high-level meeting soon.

published on : 4th October 2022

Telangana now consumes only 42% of its groundwater, most areas marked safe

In a heartening development, groundwater exploitation has reduced from 50 per cent to 42 per cent in the State.

published on : 2nd October 2022

Groundwater falls by 1.72 metres in Prakasam

The main reason is the less rainfall in the district. 

published on : 16th September 2022

Groundwater level in 71 Karnataka taluks up due to rain: JC Madhu Swamy  

Referring to the widespread rain across the state, Minor Irrigation Minister J C Madhu Swamy said that over 71 taluks in Karnataka, with low groundwater levels, have seen a good rise in the same.

published on : 6th September 2022

CHHATA scheme aims to recharge Odisha’s groundwater resources

The State government has also planned to engage rainwater harvesting consultants to be empanelled soon for inspection of the structures.

published on : 4th September 2022

 Include us in AAP: Periyanaickenpalayam farmers urge State govt

G Vijaya Ganapathi, a farmer from Naickenpalayam, said, “Currently, the depth for borewell in the area is more than 1,000 feet due to it being a rain shadow area.

published on : 29th August 2022
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