Jul 10, 2021 05:01 PM IST
Citing the drought, California Governor Gavin Newsom on July 8, 2021, asked people to voluntarily reduce their water use by 15% in the middle of the drought.
- Jun 27, 2020 02:47 PM IST
During the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, water is even more important to protect against the pandemic. Residents have no other choice than to hunt for water, breaking a nationwide quarantine that was imposed to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
- Oct 15, 2019 09:34 AM IST
Once in effect, the law will be applicable to every flat in a building, effectively ensuring that all households become conscientious about water wastage
- Aug 02, 2019 02:49 PM IST
JAL is India’s first water museum, in Chowkaria, a village 12km from Udaipur .It will explore the relationship between water and technology and provide expert advice in water auditing, harvesting and conserving
- Jul 12, 2019 04:58 PM IST
Construction and real estate sector requires a lot of water which is just not available.
- Jul 12, 2019 04:18 PM IST
The supply-starved office market will probably take the biggest hit as the much-needed new buildings slated for a 2021-22 launch will not be able to meet their delivery timelines
- Jul 12, 2019 02:55 PM IST
Chennai has been grappling with an acute water crisis, facing a daily water deficit of at least 200 million litres, with the four reservoirs supplying water to the city running dry.
- Jul 09, 2019 08:42 PM IST
This special podcast is a part of Network 18’s Mission Paani campaign, which aims to raise awareness about the water crisis in India.
- Jul 09, 2019 11:43 AM IST
Over 400 officials have been dispatched to 256 of the most water-stressed districts.As many as 446 director and deputy secretary level officers will serve as block nodal officers
- Jul 05, 2019 07:02 PM IST
The government has talked a lot about what they want to do to address the challenges related to water but the budgetary allocations don’t show the same urgency
- Jul 05, 2019 04:16 PM IST
The budget speech delivered by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman was conspicuously skimpy on agriculture and water. The budget highlights make a brief mention of a Jal Shakti Abhiyan focussing on 1592 over-exploited and critical blocks
- Jul 05, 2019 07:39 AM IST
According to a NITI Aayog report, India will run out of ground water in the next 10 years. Close to 40 percent of India will not get access to drinking water by 2030.
- Jul 04, 2019 03:11 PM IST
The government’s urgent water conservation push faces its first test by end-September. Will it deliver? The failure to preserve natural aquifers and catchments is most evident in the rate of groundwater depletion, which is the only fallback
- Jul 02, 2019 05:09 PM IST
Nearly 75 percent households in the country do not have access to drinking water on their premises, while around 70 percent of the freshwater available in the country is contaminated.
- Jun 30, 2019 08:03 PM IST
Civic activists, students and senior citizens participated in the protest organised by Arapoor Iyakkam, an NGO.
- Jun 29, 2019 08:25 PM IST
The city is facing a severe crisis with all four major reservoirs supplying water going bone dry, forcing residents to look for alternatives to tide over the crisis.
- Jun 28, 2019 10:06 PM IST
Data of 30 years (1985-2015) were taken for the study which was also done in collaboration with ISRO’s National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC).
- Jun 28, 2019 03:36 PM IST
Property experts said the move could reduce new real estate supply in the market, and inflate property prices in Bengaluru.
- Jun 27, 2019 10:26 PM IST
Karnataka's deputy chief minister G Parameshwara said that there's a gap between the construction of new residential apartments and the amenities provided to these spaces
- Jun 19, 2019 09:13 PM IST
The river, called Naganadhi, was the primary source of water for the region but had been dry for around 15 years.
- Jun 17, 2019 04:10 PM IST
Many restaurants have also reduced the number of meals served.
- Oct 16, 2018 03:21 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu Private Water Tanker Operators Association began the strike on October 15, halting nearly 4,136 water tankers from serving in and around the city.
- Jul 03, 2018 08:01 PM IST
This project also provides a unique distinction to UAE as the first desert country to offer glacial tourism.
- Jun 22, 2018 05:28 PM IST
Water is still being rationed in the capital city of Himachal Pradesh with supply being provided every alternate day.
- Jun 15, 2018 10:45 AM IST
The report, titled 'Composite Water Management Index' released by Minister for Water Resources Nitin Gadkari, further said the crisis is only going to get worse.