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Treated water for power plants will need Rs 32,000 crore investment

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2016

Government's directive to use recycled sewage water by power plants will call for an investment of up to Rs 32,000 crore to meet the requirement of 80 GW capacities of state and central...

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Subject Tags: Investment , recycling , water

Set up PM-led body for 'Ganga cleaning': Parliamentary panel

By : sustainabilityo..., May 13, 2016

Pointing out how the work of Ganga rejuvenation is getting delayed due to multiplicity of implementing authorities, the parliamentary Committee on Estimates - chaired by the BJP Lok Sabha member...

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Subject Tags: Ganga clean-up , water

Clean water technology company InnoNano Research raises $18 m

By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2016

InnoNano Research, a clean-water technology company incubated at IIT Madras, has received funding of $18 million from US-based Nanoholdings, an energy and water investment specialist firm. This...

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Subject Tags: Clean Investment , water

Water shortage hits MCF unit

By : sustainabilityo..., May 9, 2016

Water scarcity in Mangaluru is affecting the major industries in the region.


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Subject Tags: water , water scarcity

Water crisis shut down many thermal power plants: Government

By : sustainabilityo..., May 6, 2016

Severe water crisis in many parts of the country has forced several thermal power plants to shut down production, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said today.


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Subject Tags: Thermal power , water

Rainwater harvesting in govt. buildings gets a boost in AP

By : sustainabilityo..., May 5, 2016

Acting on the call given by Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, government agencies in the temple city have embarked on a mission to set up rainwater harvesting pits in their building premises...

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Global water shortages to deliver 'severe hit' to economies, World Bank warns

By : sustainabilityo..., May 4, 2016

Water shortages will deliver a “severe hit” to the economies of the Middle East, central Asia, and Africa by the middle of the century, taking double digits off their GDP, the World Bank warned...

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Subject Tags: economy , water

India close to being water scarce from water stressed: TERI

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 22, 2016

India is close to being water scarce from water stressed, said The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), at the India Water Forum.


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Subject Tags: Research , water

Groundwater depletion shifting Earth's axis: Scientists

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 22, 2016

Groundwater depletion in India is a calamity that now calls for urgent measures. What is less well known, though, is that Earth's spin around its axis too is especially sensitive to changes in...

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Groundwater situation in Telangana alarming

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 15, 2016

The Telangana State, where groundwater availability has always been a challenge, has not seen a worse situation in terms of water levels as early as March, during the past one decade. If...

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Subject Tags: water