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

NASA images show flood water spilling from Yangtze river dams

Water was seen moving through the gates of the Three Gorges Dam to the smaller Gezhouba Dam,…

India’s reservoirs now have 155% more water than last yr

Live storage in 123 reservoirs is at 66.372 billion cubic metres (BCM) or 39 per cent of …

Paddy puzzle: Why Haryana farmers, govt fight over the water-guzzling crop

As Haryana once again attempts to curb area under paddy to save groundwater, farmers point …

Novel coronavirus detected in sewage in India: Study

However, researchers found no viral genome in treated samples of the sites where the virus …

Indian reservoirs brimming as monsoon advances

Storage levels in 123 reservoirs monitored by Central Water Commission was 194 %&…

EU water law won’t be changed, says European Commission

The Water Framework Directive, despite being a strong piece of legislation, has faced …

Livelihoods of 3 bln people living near river systems under threat: Study

Damming, sediment mining, water diversions and groundwater extraction inhibit efforts to …

Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (June 11, 2020)

Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high …

Water & climate emergency: A fluid future

Climate change is disrupting the water cycle and severely affecting those who live in …

COVID-19 lockdown was a breather for Rajasthan’s lakes, rivers: Report

Low human intervention, stalled tourism helped improve quality of water bodies in the state&…