Water scarcity is inevitable, up to 270 million people at risk: IPCC report

The report will be debated in Geneva this week

Groundwater situation: Levels fell in most wells in 2017-18

In states like Delhi, Rajasthan, Telangana and Tamil Nadu, the number of wells having …

Tirumala doesn’t let its water go waste

This temple town treats 83 per cent of its wastewater and uses it for a number of non-…

More than a month into monsoon reservoir levels up only 6%

The country’s 91 reservoirs are holding less than a quarter of water they can

Not even 1 in 5 Indian rural households gets piped water, govt tells Parliament

Jal Shakti ministry reiterates all village households will be supplied water by 2024

Rakesh Jaiswal: 1962-2019

A Kanpur-based journalist remembers Rakesh Jaiswal, who devoted his life to making the …

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 

High levels of arsenic found in groundwater in UP

40 districts exposed to high concentration of arsenic in groundwater