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Nagpur: Use rainwater harvesting, solar energy and get tax discounts

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 27, 2019

In a praiseworthy move, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has announced tax deductions in order to encourage citizens to implement rainwater harvesting and use solar energy in their areas. This step has been taken as a precautionary measure against future water scarcity...

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Climate Change May Cause Water Scarcity For India’s Power Plants: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2019

Climate change and over-tapped waterways may leave developing countries in Asia, such as India and China, without enough water to cool power plants in the near future, according to a study. The study, published in the journal Energy and Environment Science, found that...

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Mission Paani launch event today: News18's awareness campaign could be key in preventing a nationwide water crisis

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2019

The water crisis in Chennai, and droughts witnessed in Maharashtra and several other states this year, are likely to heighten if India fails take efforts to conserve water and replenish the low...

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Unite technology and tradition to solve water crisis in Chennai: Experts

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

There is no single or final solution to Chennai’s water crisis. This emerged on day one of the TOI water conclave where experts, officials and activists engaged in discussion and debate to find...

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1.8 billion of world’s population live in water-stressed regions

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2019

Amidst one of the hottest months in recorded history, Chennai faced acute water shortage- the reservoir providing drinking water to 4.6 million people dried up. This reservoir was India’s...

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Parched manufacturing city in India brings in water by rail

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2019

Amid the green Yelagiri hills of southern India, the train inches along the tracks, carrying what has become precious cargo: drinking water bound for Chennai, India’s parched Motor City. Demand...

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Mission Pani: Community-led movement on water conservation is key to prevent national crisis

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

The water crisis in Chennai, and droughts witnessed in Maharashtra and several other states this year, are likely to heighten if India fails take efforts to conserve water and replenish the low...

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Gap Inc. and Arvind Limited Join Together to Reduce Apparel Industry’s Water Use and Drive Water-Saving Innovation

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

Global apparel retailer Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced a new partnership with its longtime sourcing and franchise partner in India, Arvind Limited, to drive industry-leading solutions that...

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Water scarcity, climate change will lower living standards in India: World Bank report

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 28, 2018

Climate change if unchecked will lower living standards of about half of South Asia’s population by 2050, with people in central India likely to be worst hit, a World Bank report will say....

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Only 17% water in India’s reservoirs, northern and central region see sharpest drop

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018

In the wake of reports of water crises from several parts of the nation as summer began, official government data says country’s 91 major reservoirs have just 17% of water out of their total...

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