Hand washing a must for COVID-19, but do we have enough water

Though hand washing during the present COVID-19 pandemic is essential, we have to be …

One-fifth of ecosystems in danger of collapse – here’s what that might look like

Recovering an ecosystem’s original state may be impossible because the external …

How to sustain municipal sanitation: Delhi’s Aya Nagar offers some lessons

The pilot project is a prototypical model for evolving a sanitation management programme in …

So, just why did Hyderabad flood?

The answer lies in the city’s old design not being in sync with its burgeoning size …

Future shock: The leaning towers of Najafgarh Jheel

Why construction activity around the southwest Delhi water body is a recipe for …

How an environmental engineer used faecal sludge management to make his Telangana town clean

Faecal sludge and septage management could be an opportunity to re-consider future …

Will PM Modi celebrate his birthday again?

A year ago, Narendra Modi celebrated it by closing the gates of the Sardar Sarovar Dam, …

Tale of transboundary river conflict: Understanding Kalasa-Banduri dam project

Goa and Karnataka are dependent on each other for their water needs. For the last few years,…

MGNREGA: Today and tomorrow

The programme can provide a safety net for the poor, not just in COVID-19 times, but …

How an urban planner undertook green recovery in Telangana’s 72 ULBs

Extensive mapping, designing of parks with detailed cost estimates and implementation …

Capacity building for water conservation needs: A young mind at work

How an architect implemented rainwater harvesting and greywater reuse projects in urban and …

COVID-19: Importance of ensuring safety of sanitation workers in Nashik

The city has put its efforts to combat COVID-19 by ensuring the provision of essential …

CSE workshop shines spotlight on ‘capacity-building’ for water conservation needs

The current urban water management paradigm has legal and institutional gaps and …

Cities journey beyond ODF: India moves to sustainable sanitation for all

Indian cities are currently plagued by multiple challenges to water, sanitation and …

Indian Ocean as rich archive of history — above and below the water line

In the age of rising sea levels and climate change, all that is important to learn more …

Why NGT’s calls on restoration of water bodies is need of the hour

National Green Tribunal’s 2019 order asking states to identify, protect and …

Why better policies are needed for sewage water use in thermal power plants

Thermal power plants within 50 km of STPs are required to use treated sewage; but there has …

Climate change and water: Ripple marks

People with lower socio-economic status, migrants and refugees are most vulnerable to the …

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 …