A month into monsoon, India’s reservoirs are only at a third of their capacity

The current overall storage was less than that during the corresponding period last year. 

Yellowstone losing snow: Expect widespread problems for water, wildlife

Since 1950, average temperatures in the Greater Yellowstone Area have risen 1.3°C and …

Usage of wastewater and sustainable agriculture can ensure water security in India

A recent international virtual conference on water suggested possible methods to ensure …

Live storage in India’s reservoirs at 28% of total capacity

Live storage 87% of storage of corresponding period in 2020

Fresh water is turning saltier, flags study

Freshwater salinization can poison drinking water and increase chloride concentrations in …

Bihar staring at water crisis in summer months with groundwater levels declining

A new report has put 11 districts in the ‘water-stressed’ category

Experts slam BJP’s manifesto proposal to transfer water from south to north Bengal

The BJP’s proposal to take water from three south-flowing rivers to the northern part …

Once upon a time, the Chilika was a part of the Bay of Bengal: Study

Historical records and the presence of stone anchors and hero stones confirm that the …

Valuing water a challenge in Africa, says UN report

Lack of data on water a major limitation to fulfilling United Nations-mandated sustainable …

World Water Day: Fish from common ponds help fund weddings in this Maharashtra village

The small village got ownership and management rights of the three village ponds in 2011, …

How 40 villages in Odisha came together to address water crisis

Charmalik has recorded a 2-2.5 ft increase in the surface and sub-surface water level since 2010

Every person may have to live on less water as per capita reservoir capacity decreases: UN

While the world population might increase to nine billion by 2040, the projected reservoir …

Water’s value cannot be pegged to its price alone: UN report

The tremendous value of water cannot be confused with the concepts of ‘price’ …

Recharge plan: Tupewadi’s tryst with MGNREGA a boost to water table

Having depleted groundwater, Jalna farmers replenish the resource through bunds

How historical methods helped landless farmers earn a living

Farmers revive traditional retention ponds that drain water during floods and retain …

How 3-pond systems helped villagers double yield, save lakhs

A system of three ponds to recycle grey water from the village has helped farmers and …

A quick fix: How ponds built under MGNREGA turned lives around

The realisation that ponds can rapidly recharge groundwater has increased demand for MGNREGA

How MGNREGA water conservation project turned a Rajasthan district into an Oasis

The greenery in Dungarpur district is a stark contrast to the desert state

How a water project put women in charge and turned the fortunes of a dry Bengal village

With men quitting agriculture to work as unskilled labourers, women lead measures to curb …

Flour surplus: Ponds transformed farming in villages of Jharkhand's Pakur

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act helped flood-hit Jhenagaria …

Saline solution: How MGNREGA helped Nagapattinam recover from the 2004 tsunami

Two villages in the Tamil Nadu district fought soil salinity through MGNREGA

Jobs round the year: How MGNREGA made Balangir job-secure

The success of MGNREGA projects has made Odisha offer 300 days of guaranteed work a year to …