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  • Over 13 lakh drinking water samples tested under govt programme, 1,11,474 found contaminated Oct 16, 2021 01:24 PM IST

    Over 13 lakh drinking water samples tested under govt programme, 1,11,474 found contaminated

    The samples were taken the government's drinking water testing and surveillance programme.

  • Water supply in southwest Delhi to be affected till September 20 Sep 15, 2021 12:22 PM IST

    Water supply in southwest Delhi to be affected till September 20

    Residents can call on toll-free numbers -- 18001217744 and 8527995818 -- to book water tankers.

  • Father Hermann Bacher, who worked on water management in India, dies Sep 15, 2021 11:34 AM IST

    Father Hermann Bacher, who worked on water management in India, dies

    The Indophile, who spent about 60 years in India for water management specially in drought-prone areas, had launched the Indo-German Watershed Development Programme (IGWDP) in Maharashtra to find and develop new water resources.

  • Google to replenish 20% more water than it uses by 2030 Sep 10, 2021 11:04 AM IST

    Google to replenish 20% more water than it uses by 2030

    "We are pledging to a water stewardship target to replenish more water than we consume by 2030 and support water security in communities where we operate," Google Chief Sustainability Officer Kate Brandt wrote in a blog post.

  • ADB to provide $412 million loan for water, rural connectivity projects in Jharkhand, Maharashtra Sep 09, 2021 08:11 AM IST

    ADB to provide $412 million loan for water, rural connectivity projects in Jharkhand, Maharashtra

    Under a USD 300 million loan agreement, ADB will provide the additional financing to scale up improvement of rural connectivity to help boost the rural economy in Maharashtra.

  • Goa scheme to give 16,000 litres of water free per month to come into force from today Sep 01, 2021 11:34 AM IST

    Goa scheme to give 16,000 litres of water free per month to come into force from today

    In his address to the people of Goa, Sawant said the scheme was envisaged to ensure that people save water.

  • PepsiCo aims to be net water positive by 2030 Aug 18, 2021 03:01 PM IST

    PepsiCo aims to be net water positive by 2030

    Besides, PepsiCo’s ''Net Water Positive'' vision also looks to deliver safe water access to 100 million people by 2030.

  • From the toilet to the sink: water recycling battles scarcity Aug 10, 2021 11:31 AM IST

    From the toilet to the sink: water recycling battles scarcity

    There is now a push to tap recycled water, also known as water reuse, in order to ease pressure on sources of freshwater.

  • Puri first Indian city to achieve 24/7 quality drinking water supply Jul 27, 2021 07:46 AM IST

    Puri first Indian city to achieve 24/7 quality drinking water supply

    The initiative to provide water supply adhering to "Quality Standards of IS 10500" will benefit the city’s 2.5- lakh population and 2 crore tourists who visit the holy place annually, he said.

  • What’s dangerous about these cute turtles which are popular pets in India? Jul 03, 2021 08:42 PM IST

    What’s dangerous about these cute turtles which are popular pets in India?

    The red-eared slider turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) is an attractive animal because of its tiny size and appealing colour, which makes it a popular pet in India. Once the turtle becomes an adult though, it can be a challenge to take care of and keep safe and owners prefer to release it into water bodies.

  • Govt connecting with masses to make them aware about water conservation: Jal Shakti MoS Jun 19, 2021 03:19 PM IST

    Govt connecting with masses to make them aware about water conservation: Jal Shakti MoS

    Addressing the 27th Water talk organised by the National Water Mission (NWM) under the Ministry of Jal Shakti, he said the ministry has started massive awareness campaigns to sensitise people about the judicious use of water and to conserve it.

  • Karnataka, Maharashtra agree to resolve water sharing issues Jun 19, 2021 02:09 PM IST

    Karnataka, Maharashtra agree to resolve water sharing issues

    Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and state Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai held a high level meeting with Maharashtra Water Resource Minister Jayant Patil here to resolve the water related issues between the two states.

  • Taiwan prays for rain and scrambles to save water May 29, 2021 08:21 AM IST

    Taiwan prays for rain and scrambles to save water

    Some of Taiwan's lakes and reservoirs have nearly run dry. And water restrictions have forced many residents to modify how they shower, wash dishes and flush.

  • World Water Day 2021 | PM Narendra Modi to launch ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain’ campaign today Mar 22, 2021 10:11 AM IST

    World Water Day 2021 | PM Narendra Modi to launch ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain’ campaign today

    Aimed at encouraging rainwater harvesting, the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain’ programme will be implemented from March 22 to November 30 – before and during the monsoon season.

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