The West must pay for its external water footprints: expert
Water-stressed developing nations are using significant amount of their water to grow food to be imported to the West
Do we have alternatives to tribunals for settling water sharing disputes?
Considering the ineffectiveness of tribunals, there is a need to look for community-based approaches to resolve such disputes effectively, …
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
Karnataka wants to drill more borewells, but where’s the water?
Despite groundwater depletion and huge expenditure incurred, the state government seeks answer to water scarcity in borewells
Springs are flowing once again in these Uttarakhand villages, thanks to 'water champions'
After scientific interventions helped revive the dying springs in more than 300 villages, communities took the ownership of maintaining these …
Warring over water
While issues like Cauvery water sharing and Indus Treaty figured prominently in 2016, other inter-state water conflicts could be on the anvil as …
Nairobi's water crisis likely to continue till 2026
On December 26, 2016, the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company Ltd first announced “temporary” reduction of water supply, and the …
How is Coke-Pepsi boycott in Tamil Nadu linked to concern over groundwater depletion?
Expert finds faults in water-neutrality claim by beverage companies, calls for addressing the issue of excess water usage in their plants
As Tanzania’s Lake Rukwa continues to dry up, NGOs focus on sensitising locals
Shared Resources Joint Solutions (SRJS) initiative has been launched to build institutional capacity of civil society organisations
About 85 per cent of Bengaluru’s water bodies severely polluted: study
Water of none of the lakes in Bengaluru is safe for drinking or bathing
After long denial, Haryana recognises Najafgarh lake as water body
The NGT has now directed Delhi government to take appropriate steps in accordance with law for revival of the lake
Naini lake records lowest water level, and it’s not summer yet
In the beginning of March this year, the water level in the lake came down to 13.2 feet from its surface
129 tonnes of fish die due to lake contamination; Telangana springs into action
Laboratory tests confirm presence of chloromethane in water, a solvent used in the pharmaceutical industry
To recharge groundwater, give due attention to soil: conservationist Vijay Borade
India, according to him, witnesses 15 tonnes of soil loss for each hectare every year due to erosion
This dying river in Karnataka is now coming back to life
A seven-year-long river rejuvenation project aims at bringing back River Kumudavathi by recharging groundwater
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
There are alternatives to dams, but we are not talking about them: experts
India is the third largest dam-building nation in the world after China and the US, but despite that its annual per capita water storage capacity …
Karnataka wants citizens to take responsibility of maintaining and protecting lakes
The Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority has proposed to make locals registered lake wardens or adopt a portion of the lake to …
Village women clean only freshwater lake in Odisha, revive tourism
About 30 women from Malabiharpur village cleared weeds from Ansupa lake and created a source of sustainable income by reviving boating facility
How these five states in India are making it difficult to meet global SDG commitments
NITI Aayog CEO got it right, almost. Just five states are increasing the global challenge of meeting sustainable development goals
Minister claims Ganga will be 70-80% cleaner by March 2019, but is it realistic?
So far, the government has focussed largely on curbing flow of untreated sewage into the river, but not on managing faecal sludge
Who will salvage Punjab from pesticides, drugs and cancer?
The success story of Green Revolution turned into a harrowing reality with land and water contamination showing a trickle-down effect on economy …