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Water conservation programme for Budelkhand to be launched tomorrow

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 28, 2017

The Centre has planned an extensive water conservation programme for drought prone areas of Bundelkhand (Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh), Marathwada (Maharashtra) and Kalahandi, Bolangir and...

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Stop excessive water extraction from Ganga floodplains: NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 21, 2017

Excessive extraction of water between Haridwar and Unnao in Ganga floodplains is a serious issue and should be immediately stopped, the National Green Tribunal said on Thursday. A bench headed...

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Drought: 18 states asked to use central budget

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2017

The drinking water ministry has asked 18 drought-prone states to utilise 25% of the Central budget available with them to mitigate drinking water crisis.

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Subject Tags: water scarcity

Prime Minister asks states to replicate Jalyukta Shivar to tackle water crisis

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday mentioned the Maharashtra government’s flagship project Jalyukta Shivar to tackle drought situation in the country. Speaking at the BJP national conclave in...

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Parched reservoirs leave South India high & dry ahead of summer

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2017

Every Thursday, the Central Water Commission (CWC) puts out data on the water available in 91 reservoirs around the country. In the summer every year, the data paint a pretty bleak picture, with...

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Subject Tags: reservoir , water scarcity

Half of people facing water scarcity live in India, China

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 23, 2017

Half of the world's two-third population that live in areas that experience water scarcity at least one month a year are from India and China, a UN report said on Wednesday.

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Bengaluru water crisis: Karnataka faces severe scarcity, 160 of 176 taluks declared drought-hit

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 2, 2017

The South Indian state, Karnataka is facing a severe water crisis for the fourth consecutive season as less than 20% water is left in 9 of Karnataka’s 12 dams. The situation is getting worse in...

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Subject Tags: pollution , water scarcity

Water crisis deepens in 4 districts of Telangana

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 15, 2017

Even before the onset of summer, people of Adilabad, Mancherial, Nirmal and Asifabad districts are reeling under acute drinking water crisis in February itself.

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Subject Tags: water scarcity

Water scarcity costs industries Rs 350cr in Maharashtra

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 11, 2016

The water scarcity in Sinnar, Satpur and Ambad industrial estates of Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) in Nashik has hit production losses close to Rs 350 crore in the last...

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Subject Tags: Industry , water scarcity

India addressing water scarcity with Israel’s help

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2016

High Court judge Justice Anand Byrareddy said that India is adopting Israel’s water conservation technologies to address the water scarcity.

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