water scarcity

Araganda villagers in Odisha grapple with water scarcity

Sripati Praska, a local said the villagers had brought the  matter to the notice of the sarpanch and BDO on numerous occasions but in vain.

published on : 20th March 2023

RWS officials prepare master plan to tackle water scarcity problem in AP

Around 79 habitations belonging to 11 mandals under Yerragondapalem, Darsi and Markapur assembly constituencies limits are facing serious drinking water problems.

published on : 13th March 2023

Parched: Pics of Kochiites reeling under water scarcity

TNIE lensman A Sanesh captures the suffering of Kochiites reeling under water scarcity

published on : 25th February 2023

Siruvani dam level at 20 ft, city to face water scarcity in summer

Coimbatore city is likely to face water shortage in summer as the storage in Siruvani dam has fallen to 20 feet against its capacity of 50 ft.

published on : 14th February 2023

CM Kejriwal's promise of endless water supply a bluff, says BJP leader

In the last eight years, the demand for water in Delhi has increased to 2,200 MGD but only 900 MGD of water is locally sourced, he said.

published on : 31st January 2023

At Ukraine front, embattled Bakhmut residents desperate for water 

Authorities tried to repair power lines key to pumping water into treatment plants and tanks or employ workarounds, but efforts stalled as shelling mounted.

published on : 28th January 2023

Anger over drinking water scarcity spills on to streets in Odisha

The agitators, who are reportedly reeling under acute water crisis since the last several months, blocked the NH with buckets and containers near Mahuldiha at around 7 am. 

published on : 28th January 2023

Ongole Municipal Corporation gets Rs 355.41 crore under AMRUT 2.0

With this programme, the water scarcity problem in Ongole will resolve permanently

published on : 23rd January 2023

No water scarcity this year in Karnataka as groundwater levels rise

He attributed it to good rain in Karnataka over the last four years.

published on : 19th January 2023

Baripada: Villagers block road to protest water scarcity

The villagers staged the protest in the morning against the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation (RWSS) department of Udala sub-division over non-supply of potable water.

published on : 27th December 2022

Gajapati: Protestors lock panchayat office over water scarcity

Sources said the village has not been supplied piped water for the last one week and the women have no option but to walk over two km to fetch water for their families’ daily needs. 

published on : 9th December 2022

Sambalpur: Anicut breach fuels water shortage fear

The 30 ft wide, 2 feet deep breach has led to water crisis for residents of Sambalpur town

published on : 2nd November 2022

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
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