75% of Kolkata’s groundwater is now brackish due to over-extraction: Study

Impact more in south Kolkata as innumerable new multi-storied buildings there run on …

World Water Day: Levels of water security in Africa ‘unacceptably low’, says UN report 

500 million Africans live in 19 most water-insecure countries; 483 million people lack …

Unlocking potential of groundwater can provide water security, boost economy: UN

India is the largest groundwater user globally, finds UN report

Quest for water: Tribals in Gujarat village use traditional methods to end shortage

Some househoulds have started reusing grey water and maintaining kitchen gardens

Jodhpur blues: How the Indira Gandhi Canal has robbed the desert citadel of its character

There is ample water in what was once a water scarce place; traditional water bodies, …

Ganga, Brahmaputra, Indus water levels to rise by 2050: New IPCC report

In the Indus, runoff is expected to increase due to accelerated snowmelt; in the Ganga and …

Scarcity to abundance: How a Maharashtra village came together to address water crisis

Cultivable land with perennial irrigation grew 20% in a decade 

Wastewater, seasons, tides: How Ganga water quality in Bengal changes every year

Pollution is less in the monsoon and post monsoon due to dilution of river water with …

How a water-scarce village in Maharashtra became water-prudent

Villages in Bhokardan block created sustainable provisions for drinking water while also …

Water, Africa’s Gold: One crisis too many

Africa is caught in a vortex of poverty, water and disease

Water, Africa’s Gold: Kenya’s urban slums need water, even as lakes Victoria, Turkana in trouble

Urban poor in Kenya bear brunt of water scarcity due to a number of reasons, even as trans-…

Water, Africa’s Gold: Pan-continental shortage forces Africans to spend more on water than food

Women and children in Africa spend 4.5 million years collecting water every year: A pan-…

How a state mission brought clean water to every household in villages with supply crisis

The project exemplifies how methodical intervention can end supply problems even in hydro-…

High levels of uranium in groundwater of eastern Karnataka’s 57 villages: Study

Uranium concentration in groundwater exceeded 30 μg/l, more than the WHO-prescribed limit,…

Savda Ghevra vs Delhi: How effective septage management differs even with the same city

Centre for Science and Environment did a comparative analysis on septage management in …

NFHS-5: Why figures on improved sanitation shouldn’t be taken on face value

The latest NHFS-5 figures on improved sanitation are restricted to a select number of …

Polavaram — displaced and nowhere to go: Several await houses, compensation

DTE travelled to West Godavari district and East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh to …

Encroachment, concretisation, pollution killing Mandakini river near Chitrakoot

Political leaders abetting the Mandakini’s death by building hotels along its banks …

CoP 26: ‘Every third child is severely exposed to water scarcity’

UN bodies red code the impact of climate change on water resources crippling overall development

Rethink usefulness of trading water: UN human rights expert

States must ensure appropriate legal measures to prevent price speculation of water 

By 2030, early warnings on floods and droughts to be available for all: WMO

World Meteorological Congress endorses Water and Climate Coalition for promoting sharing …

Live water storage in reservoirs at the end of monsoon less than 2020

Punjab recorded the highest deficit of 40%