‘Harvesting water from air can help reimagine water infrastructure for humanity this century’

Founder of Bengaluru-based startup explains how sustainable the technology is

Climate change will cause disputes such as the Helmand to continue for years: Fatemeh Aman

Down To Earth speaks to Senior Fellow at the Washington-based Middle East Institute on the …

UN 2023 Water Conference: I am hopeful Great Salt Lake won’t go the Aral Sea and Lake Urmia way, says Kevin Perry

Down To Earth speaks to Kevin Perry from the University of Utah on the Great Salt Lake in …

World Rivers Day: Adopt bottom-up approach, says student who cleaned Vadodara stream

Down To Earth talks to Sneha Shahi about the issues facing Indian rivers and her …

US now calls water scarcity a national security issue: An expert explains how serious it can be

In many cases, disasters could be prevented with proper water management

How Assam's Bodo community used indigenous knowledge to tackle decades-old water supply problem

River water was diverted to the villages through dongs — earthen canals built …

‘Futures trading can bring efficiency to California’s water sector’

Michael Kiparsky from the University of California tells Down To Earth that fears …

‘Groundwater depleting fast in Indus, Ganga and Brahmaputra basins’

Shanti Swarup Prize 2020 winner Abhijit Mukherjee says Indian states with highest …

Momentum for Jal Shakti Abhiyan will create water security: Gajendra Shekhawat

The Abhiyan will work in 256 water-stressed districts, the minister told Down To Earth

'Defaulting Ganga dams in Uttarakhand to be shut for a month'

A state govt undertaking and 2 private dams don't want to follow water discharge norms

Swachh Bharat Mission: ‘Inducing behavioural change was a task’

Parameswaran Iyer, secretary, Department of Drinking water and Sanitation, spoke to Down To …

'Both, solid waste and faecal sludge must be tackled for clean cities'

The policy advocacy head of international non-profit WaterAid’s Bangladesh unit, …

‘Climate change one of many reasons for Kerala’s receding groundwater table’

Anand Zacharias, development associate (water) with MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, …

"Cape Town's consciousness about water consumption has helped reduce demand"

Xanthea Limberg, mayoral committee member for informal settlements, water and waste …

'Change perception about wastewater'

Blanca Jimnez-Cisneros, director of the division of water sciences and secretary of …

There is a strong consensus that afforestation will lead to more stable rainfall

“In India, rivers are mostly forest-fed; therefore bringing back the tree cover on …

`Indian Ocean has been the central theatre of human existence'

Economist, environmentalist, urban theorist, Sanjeev Sanyal wears many hats. He has written …

`Industries easily find political protection whenever we are strict'

Uma Bharati, Union minister of water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation, …

Community management of ponds has been a success'

Mohit Kumar Ray, convener of Kolkata-based non-profit Vasundhara Foundation, says the city …

‘Mexico’s most important river dying a slow death’

Overextraction of water and dumping of waste are choking the Lerma Santiago river

'Traditional water management systems key to water security'

Yogesh Jadeja is the director of Arid Communities and Technologies, an organisation that …