Lessons from Bellandur: Governments should allocate more resources to monitor, protect lakes

They should focus on judicial utilisation of the water census reports and identify plans to …

Where are the world’s water stresses?

Around the world, significant issues are negatively impacting water security. While the …

Satellite images show that Spain is in danger of drying out one of the main wetlands in Europe

Doñana National Park owes its importance to its marshes and ponds that …

Is new-age environmentalism narrowing down to planting saplings?

Planting saplings is undoubtedly a good idea, but considering it as the panacea …

Ukraine war: What we know about Nova Kakhovka dam and who gains from its destruction

A major dam in Russia-occupied southern Ukraine suffered a collapse June 6, 2023 

World Environment Day 2023: Springs need urgent revival for water security in the Indian Himalayas

The neglect of springs and aquifers in the context of rivers and watersheds has led to …

‘It’s her job’: In water-starved Chambua near Udaipur, women are disproportionately affected

The act of filling water, too, sets the norm of who collects it and who gets to consume the …

Global South water-sensitive cities: Focus should be inequity in access, functionality and reusability

Cities of Global South cannot copy-paste frameworks and solutions emerging from the Global North

Turn around India’s water story

Give local communities greater control over water structures for a secure future  

Indus Water Treaty: Has it prevented Jammu & Kashmir from using their own resources?

The people of the region blame the treaty for their underdevelopment

Old ‘Temples of Modern India’: Can India decommission ageing dams it has been warned about?

Dams have affected new ways of land use and life so much that many societies cannot think …

Rivers have always been a part of Punjabi and Sikh identity, memory

For 5,000 years, the five ‘torrents of water’ that flow through its plains, …

How to manage risks in entire water supply chain: Manual by WHO, IWA has tips for suppliers

Effective water safety planning must take into account supply sensitivity to future climate-…

Rainwater harvesting changed lives of farmers in a Rajasthan village; here is how

Groundwater in Jagsa village, Barmer was depleting; now the thriving village is known for …

UN 2023 Water Conference: 46 years after Mar del Plata, it’s time to examine the successes and failures

Access to clean water and sanitation remains a significant challenge in many parts of the …

Rice husk biochar removes fluoride from groundwater, prevents drinking water contamination, new study shows

Prolonged fluoride consumption in higher concentrations in drinking water can cause dental …

Water ATMs were introduced in Ghana — and are changing the way people can access this vital resource

Powered by solar energy, most water ATMs are designed to operate 24 hours a day

Global South water-sensitive cities: Framing the discourse

Simply copy-pasting the concepts from the Global North will lead to sub-optimal solutions 

Community-managed pond offers sustainable solutions to arid Barmer village

Rajasthan is prone to water insecurity during heat waves and heavy rainfall, where ponds …

WASH: UN report finds 2030 SDG targets may just be a dream

Plans in place to address water and sanitation issues, countries face hurdles in …

The earliest humans swam 100,000 years ago, but swimming remains a privileged pastime

This year the OECD reported that only one in four people in low-income countries can swim

How reliable are water quality monitoring results from Field Test Kits

User-based errors in the interpretation of colour-chart-based results also lead to …