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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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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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