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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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Government plans solar pump sets in water scarce areas of Bhubaneswar

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 9, 2018

Drinking water crisis during summer months being...

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Citing India, UNGA President says world needs science for addressing water scarcity

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 22, 2018

Citing a project in India where farmers are using solar-powered pumps to access groundwater for irrigation, UN General Assembly president Miroslav Lajcak has said that the world needs science...

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Water level in 91 major reservoirs down by 2%

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 19, 2018

The water level in 91 major reservoirs across the country is has gone down to 39 per cent of their total capacity from 41 per cent last week, the Union water resources ministry said in a...

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Centre pushes Rs 6,000 crore plan to tackle water depletion

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 15, 2018

Fast depleting ground water in nearly 30% of the assessed blocks in the country has pushed the Centre to fast-track its Rs 6,000 crore ambitious plan aimed at efficient management of available...

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IRENA-WRI analysis - urgent action significantly reduces water consumption in power sector.

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 17, 2018

A new policy brief co-authored by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) finds that increasing the share of renewables, in particular solar...

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Sustainability Outlook Partners with Nispana Innovative Platforms for National Summit – Sustainable Water & Sanitation Summit 2018 – Bangalore, India

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2017

India is the second most populous country in the world, with more than 1 billion citizens. 163 Million People lack access to safe water and 210 Million people lack access to improved sanitation...

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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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