water scarcity

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

Double whammy in Bihar with major flood and water scarcity

This is the situation prevailing today in Bihar. In many areas of the state, floodwaters have entered houses, but the residents don’t have a drop of safe water to drink. 

published on : 16th August 2021

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

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