How can we save rural India from COVID-19

Since most rural homes don’t have functional tap connections, they have to be built …

Climate change and water: First victims

Research is needed to understand the social dimensions of the affected because it has the …

COVID-19: The need is to decentralise how we manage wastewater

The water crisis in India is dire: By 2030, the country’s water demand is projected …

Every drop counts in these times of COVID-19

The most important lesson learnt during the current pandemic is that we need to ensure …

Urban flooding around the world: Where is India placed?

Climate change, urban population growth have prompted cities to adopt water-sensitive …

Fight against COVID-19 is a fight for water, against inequality

Let us end our water divides. It is already late

World needs water, sanitation plans to mitigate coronavirus risk

Measures like hand washing are integral in protecting human health during disease outbreaks

Can MGNREGA be the answer to rural distress caused by COVID-19

The rural job scheme can not only provide a great opportunity to jobless workers but …

COVID-19: Novel coronavirus may be present in water cycle; poor, marginalised at risk

Virus may be present in the water cycle, says editorial in scientific journal 

COVID-19: Water a crucial weapon in pandemic fight

Water access, safe sanitation and rapid de-densification of settlements are key …

Safe water and COVID-19 — where the twain meet

It's not running water, but safe running water that is needed to fight the pandemic 

Climate change and water: Upside down

Redesign the water sequence to bring equity in supply

Water in the age of coronavirus

As we confront the new global enemy SARS-COV-2, the availability of water will be a crucial …

COVID-19 outbreak: More hand washing can increase India's water woes

Family of five would need 100 to 200 litres of water per day only to wash hands  

Coronavirus spotlights the link between clean water and health

A key way to cut risk of falling sick is by washing your hands thoroughly and frequently. …

A God we must not fail

2020 is our make-or-break decade to ensure water security. We need to make water our single-…

Wastewater resource, not liability: Moving towards circular economy

If recovered fully from wastewater, there would be a reduction in global demand for …

Kerala flood mitigation: Chengannur canal case study

Ensuring flow in state’s blocked-out waterways can help prevent floods; public …

How the North East uses traditional means to harvest rain water

In Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura, people store and harvest rain water through …

Kattas and Madakas: Decline of traditional water conservation methods

Advent of modern water conservation systems and unequal distribution of labour work in …

Delhi's Sangam Vihar needs to use its natural drainage to solve waterlogging

There is a need to look at informal settlements like Sangam Vihar as part of a larger …

Urban lake: A reflection of its watershed

Critical to any lake ecosystem, the urban lake’s watershed is the surrounding land …