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-…

A model to emulate

Involve all stakeholders and train worksite supervisors and labourers to make MGNREGA …

India’s water crisis: The seen and unseen

As many as 256 of 700 districts reported critical or over-exploited groundwater levels as …

A creative challenge: Designing proposals of 19 waterbodies in Faridabad

The project offered us an opportunity to bring substantial change through our work to the …

How we conducted a feasibility study of water bodies in Faridabad

One should take advantage of available digital interfaces or create one by uploading all …

Kolkata sewer deaths: Do not improve sewerage and water supply at the cost of sanitation workers

4 lives lost puts many on the dock including local officials as well as state …

Why restoring water systems should be top priority for Biden administration

Healthy rivers can no longer be separated into the ‘nice-to-have’ column of …

Healthy rivers: How DNA tool can help keep tabs on freshwater quality

DNA technologies have revolutionised the amount of data generated from a single river …

Safe drinking water in America: Not everyone has it

COVID-19 can’t be transmitted through drinking water, but that doesn’t mean …