Catch water where it falls: Urban rainwater harvesting

Every raindrop matters at this time when large parts of the world are staring at water …

Deep sea mining threatens global waters, seabed authority lets it: Greenpeace

The international non-profit raises concerns on the International Seabed Authority’s …

Ratnagiri dam breach: Flooding causes 44% of dam failures in India

Tiware Dam in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri district breached, flooded seven villages and …

THROWBACK: How China’s ‘sponge cities’ aim to re-use 70% of rainwater

Even as Indian cities become increasingly water-scarce, they get flooded — as Mumbai …

Widespread non-compliance as thermal power plants don’t meet water use norms

An excerpt from an ongoing study by non-profit Manthan Adhyayan Kendra brings out …

A monsoon after two droughts

In a year of severe drought, India witnessed one of its worst floods

Storage level: Live storage in India’s 91 reservoirs 16% of the total

As compared to last week, this week’s storage dropped by 3.66 per cent

Centre to send babus to 255 water-stressed districts. Here’s what they should keep in mind

MGNREGS has implemented a slew of projects, but to hardly any effect. We need to look …

Shimla, Udupi and Mangaluru: India’s soon-to-be Cape Towns

There is an acute water crisis in these three Tier 2 towns, mostly due to overuse

Storage level: 23 of India’s 91 reservoirs below 50%

With the monsoon playing hide-and-seek, western and southern India are especially suffering,…

Do we know how much water India actually has?  Yes  No  Can’t say

Experts say current methodologies used by the country to calculate water availability are …

Chennai’s water wars

The water-stressed city has been preying for a long time on aquifers in its neighbourhood, …

Water reserves in 71 of India’s 91 reservoirs have dipped: CWC

A delay in arrival of the monsoon, especially in western India, will worsen the water woes …

Ganga clean-up deadline revised again, but is it achievable?

Union minister Gajendra Shekhawat still has a number of challenges ahead if the target is …

New study points out how ODF villages are better off

Non-ODF villages much more at risk of contamination, finds study by Centre, UNICEF 

Public sector urea plants most inefficient consumers of water: Study

The study conducted by Centre for Science and Environment highlights the need to address …

Government launches new ‘Jal Shakti’ ministry

The new ministry has been formed by merging the Ministry of Water Resources, River …

High levels of arsenic found in groundwater in UP

40 districts exposed to high concentration of arsenic in groundwater

Ban RO systems if dissolved solids are less than 500 mg/l: NGT

The tribunal’s order came in response to a petition that said indiscriminate usage of …

Yamuna highly polluted in many stretches beyond Delhi too

Scientists monitored the river’s pollution load at 12 points from Poanta in Himachal …

Distress looms over water-starved Chennai

People of other parts of Tamil Nadu — home to about 67 million people — have …

Hydropower dams can harm coastal areas far downstream

A study in Mexico on four rivers finds that damming rivers has measurable negative …