Radioactive pollution in water: A global concern for human health

Radioactive contamination is more prevalent in groundwater than surface water

What desludging model should an urban local body adopt? Some suggestions

All models have their pros and cons and the model to be used differs from place to place; …

Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021: Why water is important in the AMR debate

Access to safe water is one of the prerequisites for maintaining sound health and …

Hermann Bacher: The Swiss Jesuit who revolutionised watershed development in India

Hermann Bacher, who spent 60 of his 97 years in India, was deeply impacted by the …

Conserving groundwater: Role of women crucial in bringing about significant change 

Women who have no decision-making role in building wells, bear the brunt of the ensuing …

Sugar unit infringes environmental norms: How does it affect lives in Amroha

The plea alleges that pollution from the unit puts in danger the health of 5,000 students …

Low rain spurred 10% of 1970-2000 migration increase: Report

Water shocks affect not only the number of people who move but also the skills they bring …

Every drop to drink: 24x7 potable tap water in Puri has environmental, social benefits

The project will reduce use of plastic bottles by 30 million units and overall plastic …

India’s water crisis: It is most acute for women

The water crisis is a women’s issue and feminists need to talk about it

Taliban seize Herat and assault nearby dam that provides water and power to hundreds of thousands of Afghans

The Afghan-India Friendship Dam, the main source of electricity and irrigation water …

Industries rampantly flout new groundwater rules 10 months after notification

Successful rollout will require massive capacity building, say experts  

Water wastage by coal power plants: India needs regulatory oversight, protocol for water audits

Needs uniform format for reporting water consumption data and a protocol for its monitoring …

Waterlogged Delhi, Mumbai missed chance to recharge groundwater

Both, Delhi and Mumbai, must clean their stormwater drains and maintain their green spaces …

How our detergent footprint is polluting aquatic ecosystems

Nonylphenol, a hazardous chemical present in detergents, is known to enter water bodies and …

Rooftop rainwater harvesting: A tool for refashioning India’s water management praxis

Discipline of water management is now situated at the precipice of change; it has opened …

License to pollute : Inefficient Kota thermal power station allowed to function by Rajasthan

Earlier, the government was planning to retire two units of the plant June 30. However,…

CF George, who waged a losing battle for pure water in Guruvayur, is no more

George Mash, as he was lovingly called, was a retired government school teacher and …

Lessons from Tauktae: Can extreme weather help with rainwater harvesting?

Cyclone Tauktae that crossed Gujarat as an ‘extremely severe cyclonic storm’…

The dark side of colourful textiles

These bright, colourful clothes have a dark side as their colours cause severe negative …

How India's water conservation methods can be upgraded to fit rural requirements

In the absence of holistic strategies, the urban issues may get induced to the resource-…

How MNREGA can be used further to address water woes

Adequate atention is not paid to topography, hydrology & geohydrology; unavailability …

City water plans: How to get more data smart

Designing tools and resources to help decision makers gather and analyse data cost-…