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Puri may have no water left in a decade

Rapid construction and encroachment in Odisha’s main tourist hub threaten water supplies

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Govt notifies groundwater rules, fails to address major concerns

There’s neither a limit on reusing water extracted by industries, nor is there any clause making them recharge groundwater sources

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Polluted surface and groundwater could cause a Cape Town-like situation

With there being a lack of proper implementation of water conservation measures and polluted surface and groundwater, Indian cities could soon …

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Cities across India have started water rationing

The 2019 summer is going to be intensely water scarce as cities find themselves without adequate water sources 

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Groundwater exploitation linked to rise in India's carbon emissions: study

Billions of liters of groundwater pumped out contributes to carbon emissions in 2 ways - emissions released due to pumps and carbon dioxide …

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Agriculture sector not responsible for discoms’ health, declining groundwater: study

While power consumption in agriculture is overestimated, a number of factors influence groundwater extraction

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Groundwater quality declines in Ernakulum due to coastal erosion: study

A study by JNU researchers shows that shoreline changes between 1971 and 2007 affected groundwater quality in wells from 27 sites  

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Kerala's Thrissur district is recharging 4.5 lakh wells

Inititated in 2008 to arrest fast depletion of groundwater, the community scheme received the Danish Water Air Food Award 2018 for offering …

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Bangladesh adopts climate-resilient cotton farming to fix trade deficit

One of the most vulnerable countries to the impacts of climate change, Bangladesh is examining climate resilient ways to boost domestic cotton …

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India had a deficit monsoon in 13 of the last 18 years

The country had its last surplus monsoon in 2013

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India revives its largest test for uranium contamination in groundwater

India's most comprehensive study ever is important in the face of the Centre denying health repercussions due to uranium contamination of …

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Kerala: After the deluge, a drought in the works

Major rivers and wells in the state have seen their water levels dip precariously after a terrible flood hit the state in August

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