Reservoirs less than half full, water only for drinking: North Karnataka grapples with drought impact

Industries and agriculture are expected to be impacted the most

To beat water shortage, these youths in Kinnaur’s cold desert created artificial glacier by watching YouTube videos

Himachal Pradesh is already showing signs of drought-like situation, with hardly any snow …

Moon River: The Chenab, a symbol of lovers, today symbolises pain of partition & consumerism, says Surjit Patar

Down To Earth speaks to prominent Punjabi poet about the Chenab as the inauguration date of …

Over 77 countries saw highest average temperature in 2023 in close to 5 decades: Report

Central America, parts of South America, southern Africa and western Australia face highest …

These 2 coastal Karnataka towns are reviving their millennia-old water bodies; here’s how

Residents of Moodbidri and Karkala have taken it upon themselves to reclaim their natural …

Disputes over natural resources or property triggered 16.8% of all murders in India in 2019-21: UN report 

Disputes over water access and the situation worsening with population growth, economic …

NASA finds proof of carbon, water in asteroid Bennu samples

Material collected from the asteroid acts as a time capsule from the earliest days of our …

Poisoned Punjab: Study finds declining groundwater quality, southwestern Punjab most affected

Intensive agriculture practices, over-exploitation of groundwater may be to blame  

Cauvery turmoil: Bengaluru city, Old Mysuru region hold total bandh; little or no effect elsewhere in Karnataka

Ten thousand people will go to Delhi on October 5 to drive home a point with the President …

Bandh over Cauvery: Mixed response in Bengaluru; Mandya fully shut down

Another statewide bandh called by farmer associations on September 29 expected to evoke …

Jharkhand: Water scarcity in Birsa Munda’s village exacerbates due to poor monsoon

Security personnel bring water in tankers to struggling villagers

Water storage in major reservoirs less than average of last 10 years

Overall storage position in India’s 150 major reservoirs is less than the …

Extreme weather events impact global river water quality: Study

Long-term or multi-decadal climate change has led to increasing water temperatures and …

Water reservoirs were 38% emptier in ‘dry’ August

Water levels in the river basins in southern, eastern India decreased significantly

Monsoon 2023: Tempers high in Karnataka’s Mandya as state releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

Local farmers protest decision; poor monsoon in the state has already diminished river …

India will be losing groundwater three times faster in 2041-2080, finds study

Climate change will likely increase crop water demand; farmers may adapt by applying more …

World Water Week 2023: Reuse of greywater can be an answer to India’s shortage problem

Wastewater must be seen as an environmental pollution issue, one that concerns the …

World Water Week 2023: Consensus among agencies must to provide universal access to potable water

Despite judicial pronouncements and constitutional position, states are reluctant to …

World Water Week 2023: Demand and pollution of the precious resource are increasing, which is not a good sign

While India, on the whole, is water secure, the situation is grim in some states and Union …

This educator in Rajasthan has set up a ‘jal sansad’ in schools to helps students harvest, conserve water

The parliament is in session throughout the school year, and as its members, students …

World Water Week 2023: Can the Jal Jeevan Mission provide tapped water to all rural households by 2024?

The scheme is making quick progress, but a major part of rural India still remains to be covered

Quarter of global population faces extremely high water stress each year

West Asia and North Africa most water-stressed