- Jul 29, 2019 11:51 AM IST
Erratic monsoon rains and skewed farm incentives have led to the growing groundwater crisis, impacting farm incomes and availability of drinking water
- Jul 25, 2019 07:05 PM IST
Apart from industries and infrastructural projects, packaged drinking water plants and mining agencies might also come under the ambit of the conservation fees
- Jun 30, 2019 08:03 PM IST
Civic activists, students and senior citizens participated in the protest organised by Arapoor Iyakkam, an NGO.
- Jun 28, 2019 05:51 PM IST
Out of 6,584 blocks assessed in the country, 1,034 are in the over-exploited category, 253 in the critical category, 681 in the semi-critical category, 96 in the saline category, and 4,520 in the safe category.
- Jan 25, 2019 09:45 AM IST
Climate change will impact the recharge cycle not only now, but also in the future affect the base flow to rivers and wetlands a long time later.
- Dec 28, 2017 03:05 PM IST
The Ministry of Water Resources revealed that 239 million people in 153 districts of 21 states are consuming water with alarming arsenic content.
- Oct 17, 2016 12:36 PM IST
Groundwater irrigates almost three-quarters of Punjab‘s agricultural land, but groundwater levels are dropping by 40 to 50 cm (16 to 20 inches) a year, according to Rajan Aggarwal, head of the soil and water engineering department at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU).
- May 14, 2016 02:05 PM IST
Is the current water crisis a result of two consecutive droughts, that can be mitigated with just couple of good monsoons or is it more grave? A problem of sustained shortage of surface and groundwater, can be answered only by a change in laws, cropping patterns, taxes and indeed, a change in lifestyles and attitudes.
- Jun 23, 2014 05:39 PM IST
Wastewater recycling and reuse is a technically feasible and financially viable option to help conserve India's water resources
- Apr 10, 2012 02:00 PM IST
Noting that inadequate and sub - optimal pricing of power and water are promoting misuse of groundwater, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today stressed on the need to move towards participatory mechanisms of pricing of water by the primary stakeholders themselves.