How technology can help save India’s groundwater

Technology-guided decision-making would help distinguish groundwater abuse and promote …

CSE alumnus helps Dhaka garment units harvest rainwater. Here’s how

Md Zahid Hossain’s success in mainstreaming rainwater harvesting for industrial …

Punjab Assembly Elections 2022: Ignoring the groundwater depletion problem

Blaming farmers alone won’t work; prices for crops other than paddy must be remunerative

Chalk streams: why ‘England’s rainforests’ are so rare and precious

England’s chalk streams support a wide variety of biodiversity; but anthropogenic …

New CAG report exposes wide gap between India's groundwater management regulations & implementation

77% packaged drinking water units in 18 states operating without no-objection certificates

Odisha needs to make apposite effort to have toilets in all its school

Who cares for toilets in school? 34% of schoolchildren in Odisha do, finds new study

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,…