water scarcity

Hit by water scarcity, villagers use rainwater to quench thirst in Odisha

The department has not received any complaints of scarcity of water from the villagers of Biswali, sarpanch said.

published on : 16th October 2020

Water woes return to haunt Agency areas in Adilabad

The local residents are now reportedly trying to fill the open wells using Mission Bhagaritha water which has been stored in the Haritha Haram water tanks.

published on : 17th May 2020

30 Chittoor mandals reel under water scarcity

Situation alarming in Kuppam, Palamaner, Madanapalle, Thamballapalle, Chandragiri and Putalapattu constituencies

published on : 15th May 2020

Hygiene concern amid water scarcity for Odisha locals

Apart from the 12 water tankers that are used every year to supply water to the localities, at least eight more have been engaged by PHEO this year. 

published on : 11th May 2020

Corona: Prepare for water scarcity now

Going by a survey, a little over 80% of Indian households have access to just about 40 litres of water a day.

published on : 30th March 2020

Tiruchiites eye water purifiers as option

With 23 packaged drinking water plants out of the 31 in the district sealed for violations, the city is staring at drinking water scarcity.

published on : 2nd March 2020

Tamil Nadu farmer restores lake in memory of his deceased mother

Keeping in mind his mother's contribution as a midwife of the village and the current water scarcity prevalent in the state, Karunakaran took up the rejuvenation of this waterbody.

published on : 12th February 2020

Grey areas in groundwater act slows down license process for private water tankers in Chennai

70% of groundwater that is extracted for the city’s consumption comes from surrounding villages; a legal challenge

published on : 11th February 2020

Chennai’s 5th water reservoir to be ready soon

By March end, the city’s fifth reservoir, coming up in Tiruvallur, will be ready for use, after a delay of nearly five years.

published on : 9th February 2020

KWA confident of addressing water shortage in summer

With a new 75-MLD water treatment plant in Aruvikkara, city residents will receive an additional 10 MLD by March

published on : 7th February 2020

Capital all set to manage water scarcity

Kerala Water Authority plans to close down the pumping stations at Aruvikkara for maintenance from Friday and supply is likely to be restored by Sunday

published on : 11th December 2019

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