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India-Israel project seeks to help farmers use water and energy more efficiently

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 3, 2020

In a bid to prevent depletion of the water table during agriculture, the governments of Israel and India, along with Pune-based BAIF Development and Research Foundation (BDRF) and other...

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Arup, FRANK Water launch digital tools for better water management

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jun 30, 2020

London-headquartered engineering firm Arup has joined forces with UK water charity FRANK Water to launch digital tools for tackling water...

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Subject Tags: Water Management

VSCL inks MoU with IIT-BHU to expedite Smart City work

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jun 29, 2020

To accelerate the pace of the Smart City mission in Varanasi, the Indian Institute of Technology Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) signed a MoU...

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EPIC Group and Arvind Envisol join hands; focus on sustainability

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 3, 2020

Aiming at implementing ZDHC progressive norms for effluent treatment, Hong Kong-based EPIC Group announced its strategic partnership with Arvind Envisol (water treatment business of Arvind Limited). This partnership aims at integrating best practices of water and wastewater...

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MoU signed with Housing and Urban Development Dept Govt of Odisha

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 1, 2020

CSE has signed a three-year MoU with the Housing and Urban Development Dept. (HUDD), Govt. of Odisha, for implementing WSUDP strategies and mainstreaming Rainwater Harvesting in towns and cities of Odisha. CSE has been leading the movement on sustainable water management,...

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Platinum Green tag for Kochi Metro wing

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 13, 2020

The Kochi Metro’s Operations Command Centre (OCC) at Muttom and six new metro stations have been awarded Platinum Green certification. Besides the OCC, the Ernakulam south, Kadavanthra, Elamkulam, Vytilla, Thykoodam and Petta stations have received the certification. Its...

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Tropical Countries Like India To Be Worst-Hit By Water Stress: UN

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 24, 2020

Roughly one in every two individuals (52%) will be living in water-stressed regions by 2050 as climate change affects the water cycle and makes it harder to manage resources, said the World Water Development Report 2020 released by the United Nations (UN) on March 22, 2020,...

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Himachal signs pacts with WB to boost agriculture

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2020

The central government, the Himachal Pradesh government and the World Bank on Wednesday signed an $80 million loan agreement to improve water management practices and increase agricultural productivity in selected gram panchayats in the hill state. The Integrated Project for...

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Mussoorie and Darjeeling are among 13 Himalayan towns facing imminent water crisis

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 3, 2020

Famed mountain retreats such as Mussoorie, Darjeeling and Kathmandu may soon face acute water distress, with a demand-supply gap already as vast as 70% in some towns, new research shows. A series of 10 studies across 13 towns located in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region across...

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Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Gujarat best at water efficiency, Delhi amongst worst

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 21, 2020

Gujarat was the most water-efficient state in India, according to an HT report on rankings of the survey. The survey was based on various parameters on efficiency targets and the study included the review of central as well as the state government water departments by the...

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