Can quick-fix solutions address India’s growing water woes?

Non-profits and civil society organisations are increasingly opting for quick-fix solutions …

Is open defecation back in India?  

The latest WHO-UNICEF data shows at least one-sixth of India’s rural population still …

Over 50% of world population to face water shortages by 2050: FAO urges countries to prepare for it

With agriculture contributing to 70% of freshwater consumption, agrifood systems thus …

Reservoirs in India face water crunch as monsoon progress remains poor

Depleting water levels in reservoirs will have a direct bearing on the sowing and …

Lancet study finds link between antibiotic resistance genes, water and sanitation

Water and sanitation interventions are needed to block transmission of antibiotic …

Unsafe WASH behind 395,000 deaths of children under 5 in 2019: WHO report

Most WASH-attributable deaths were reported from the WHO African and South-East Asia …

Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal has some solutions for India’s rising water woes

Rooftop collection systems, percolation tanks and check dams were constructed to capture …

Mizoram’s Chite Lui River is crying for help

Chite Lui River is in danger as it turns into a dumping ground in Aizawl. Citizens’ …

The heat is on: Reservoir, groundwater levels dip in Bihar amid high temperatures, poor pre-monsoon

Bihar has recieved 99% less than normal rains during the first week of June

Meghalaya: How the ‘abode of clouds’ ran out of water

Many people have been on the receiving end of prolonged water scarcity, with Meghalaya …

Obituary: Manoj Misra will always be remembered for his work on the Yamuna

Manoj Misra, convenor of Yamuna Jiye Abhiyan, who was suffering from COVID-19, died on June …

India’s first census of waterbodies is a much awaited one but experts question the methodology; here is why

There is confusion regarding the definition of waterbodies used; there are also …

Drying trends recorded in more than 30 Indian lakes: Study

In about 100 large lakes, climate change and human water consumption were identified as the …

Aquatic animals will grow larger, not shrink in size, in warming waters: Study

The findings contradict the theory that aquatic animals such as fish will shrink due to …

Familiar discourse: Here is why the New York City UN water conference was mostly old hat

The world met to discuss the burgeoning water crisis after nearly half a century; but …

Water crisis not due to of lack of resource, but mismanagement: Union minister at CSE conference

The minister was speaking at the 2023 Policy and Practice Forum, an international gathering …

Kerala’s water budget can help tackle shortage issues: Experts

Budget prepared based on the availability and consumption of water in the state for …

Swimming pools and manicured lawns — rich communities’ extravagant choices are leaving too little water for the poor

Study finds socioeconomic inequality as the biggest problem behind water shortages in&…

Unsafe WASH services: 2 in 5 deaths are from sub-Saharan Africa, finds UNICEF

African countries carry the heaviest burden of child deaths from diseases caused by …

Panel recommends new central body to mitigate water woes due to lack of agency coordination     

The Parliamentary Standing Committee report also found excessive dependence on groundwater

Punjab is a bleak example of India’s groundwater crisis. Here is how

In the wake of the UN report showing alarming levels of depletion, DTE analysed&…

Environmental stewards: Sacred Hopi site in Arizona awarded ICOMOS Water and Heritage Shield

The Hopi consider the Sípàapu on the Little Colorado river to be the place …