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Govt to focus on reducing water, power use by half in 20 years

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 4, 2016

Reducing water and power use by half and promoting renewable energy and public transport are "key elements" of the government's urban development strategy for the next 20 years, according to a...

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Subject Tags: power , water

Toxins at Bandhwari waste treatment plant infect water

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 16, 2016

The worst fears about a toxic discharge from the defunct Bandhwari waste treatment plant in the Aravalis poisoning the environment have come true. Water samples collected by the Haryana State...

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'Swachh Neer' project between India, France aims to tackle water scarcity

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 9, 2016

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) on Thursday announced a project -- titled "Swachh Neer - Une Vie Meilleure" (a better life) -- to develop technologies for recycling and...

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Indian student makes device to turn air into water

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 16, 2016

A 22-year-old engineering student in India’s Hyderabad has made a water machine that can produce potable water out of air.


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Subject Tags: innovation , water

Clean Ganga Fund: Over 132 crore donated to clean the river

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 5, 2016

The Clean Ganga Fund launched by the NDA government as part of its ambitious mission to clean the river has received more than Rs 132 crore in donations.


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Kochi Corporation’s packaged water scheme a hit

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 28, 2016

An ambitious water project of Kochi City Corporation aimed at providing drinking water at ₹1 per litre is proving to be a hit.


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Panels to prepare Ganga Act draft

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 25, 2016

The government has formed two separate committees to prepare the draft of Ganga Act, which aims at expediting implementation of Namami Gange programme and lay down guidelines to rid the holy...

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Subject Tags: Ganga clean-up , water

Intra-regional trade, energy, water cooperation on agenda

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 15, 2016

The seniorr advisor on economic affairs to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said West Bengal, which is a “gateway” to North-East India could play a major role in “maximisation...

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Punjab river water unfit for drinking

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2016

A recent report from the Punjab Pollution Control Board claims that the water of the four rivers in the state has become so polluted that it is unfit for drinking. 


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Subject Tags: water , water pollution

Draft water bill proposes ‘water for life’ for all

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 3, 2016

A proposed new law on water promises to give every person the right to a minimum amount of “safe water”, while making the state “obliged” to “protect” and conserve water.


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Subject Tags: policy , water