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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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African countries aren't doing enough to prepare for rising sea levels

All the coastal nations will be affected by the rising sea levels and the damage could be reduced by adapting the coastline and …

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Reluctant to upgrade

Textile dyeing units would rather extract groundwater than treat and recycle wastewater due to the costs involved and a lack of adequate …

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These 5 states suffer from groundwater exploitation but packaged drinking water plants don't feel a pinch

7,426 licenses have been given to packaged drinking water plants in AP, Gujarat, Karnataka, TN & UP, even though they are reeling from …

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By 2050, 115 million may face food insecurity due to reduced water level in Ganga

In the summers of 2015 and 2017, domestic water supply in the northern Indian plains was severely affected because of low water level in Ganga

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This idea helped rescue a city of 3.8 million from a water crisis

When water shortages loomed in Chennai, India, one man’s campaign to conserve rainwater saved the day

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Uranium contamination in Punjab could be due to geological processes: study

The latest study argues that uranium leaching from the Himalayan granite rocks has possibly contaminated Punjab's groundwater

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Problem in paradise: Water crisis deepens in Ladakh amid surge in tourists

Dry taps and tube wells and a possibility of a prolonged water crisis is casting huge shadows on Ladakh's present and future

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80% groundwater in Punjab's Malwa unfit for drinking

Much of the groundwater in Malwa, Punjab has chemicals exceeding permissible limits, putting children at risk of a blood disorder

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Delhi’s groundwater plummets

As groundwater levels fall to crisis levels, the government moves to limit use of borewells, but activists say it's not enough, and not based …

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In some places, you have to dig 130 feet down to get groundwater; that's how bad it is

With 44 per cent probability of below-normal monsoon this year, groundwater situation is likely to aggravate

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Case of missing nitrogen solved: It comes from the bedrock

A study says that the leaching of nitrogen from the bedrock could be the reason for elevated levels of nitrogen in groundwater

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