Bihar may introduce licences for borewells

The state is planning to introduce several measures, including making prior permission …

Water on Wall Street: Finally, humanity can bet on the future price of water

Chicago-based CME Group launched contracts in September and trading began December 7

IISc researchers devise new wastewater recycling system

The new wastewater treatment and recycling system has saved 180,000 litres in a …

Treat sanitation as public good: UN at launch of hygiene fund

The initiative aims to accelerate funding to countries with the heaviest burden of diseases …

High fluoride content in Khordha, Nayagarh groundwater

Children are at higher risk from contaminated drinking water

Injuries sustained while fetching water ‘hidden health challenge’: Study

Burden and risks associated with fetching water have been overlooked, says study authors

WWF identifies 100 cities, including 30 in India, facing ‘severe water risk’ by 2050

These cities would have to build ‘resilience’ if they were to manage such …

Live storage increased 165% in 123 reservoirs during monsoon

This is 87 per cent of the total live storage capacity of the 123 reservoirs

Global Eco Watch: ‘Eco disaster’ unfolding on Kamchatka beach

Down To Earth brings you the top happenings in the world of global ecology 

Shocking irregularities found by CAG among toilets constructed in govt schools

Toilets were non-existent, partially constructed, did not have water, were not hygienic and …

No major improvement in river water quality during COVID-19 lockdown: CPCB report

The pollution board monitored the quality of the country’s 19 major rivers between …

New database shows how large rivers form the basis of global borders

Rivers have historically formed the bedrock of several civilisations, but have also been …

At least 24 out of India’s 123 reservoirs are full: Central Water Commission

Situation precarious for Karnataka and Maharashtra, where ‘heavy’ to ‘…

How civil engineers lead lake rejuvenation in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka

Pollution, solid waste dumping, flooding and encroachment issue plagued Coimbatore&…

Reservoirs across India filling up as country receives good rains

However, 14 out of the 123 reservoirs monitored by the CWC are 100% full

Live storage at 64% capacity in 123 reservoirs

5 of 36 dams in south India are 100 per cent full and need close monitoring

It rained hard in Delhi; what if all that water did not go waste

The volume of rainwater generated in the past week was almost 13 per cent of the demand for …

The great Indian river question: Three Bills threatening federalism

Three river Bills, if enacted, can upset the balance of power between states and the Centre

East Kolkata Wetlands: NGT warns officials for violating waste dumping norms

The National Green Tribunal directed scientific shifting of legacy waste accumulated …

CWC tells states to keep close watch on 15 dams

Central Water Commission asks dam officials to release water according to the rule curve …

Total live storage in India’s reservoirs 41% of live storage capacity

Live storage is 141 per cent of the live storage of the corresponding period last year