Polluted and revered
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Iran cuts water supply to Tehran amid ‘historic shortage’
Many other countries in the region are facing acute water crisis
Gaza Strip shortages now include food, water and electricity
Over US $100 million worth of aid is blocked because of a 10-month delay in Israeli clearance, says a news report quoting UN statement
For West Asia, it could soon be a battle for water
Along with scarcity induced by population pressure, use of water as a weapon of war is also draining the resources in the region
Drinking water shortage to hit Maharashtra as drought worsens
In the Vidarbha region which is facing 30 per cent rainfall deficit in the first half the monsoon, the situation is very grim
The rivers, blue and black
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Delhi's water supply skewed and mismanaged
Is the Haryana government really to be blamed for Delhi's water shortage? The answer perhaps lies in understanding the disparity in water supply …
World Water Week discusses green options to manage water resources
Municipality in South Africa awarded for water and sanitation work
About 1.3 million children and adults facing water crisis in Ukraine
Low rainfall, coupled with destroyed water-supply system, has worsened shortage in the conflict-hit European country
Third side of a coin!
We must not manifest prejudices against societies with primitive technology, without understanding their challenges completely
Water shortage deepens in West Asia and North Africa
Around 1.2 billion people, almost one-fifth of the world's population, live in areas of physical scarcity of water, says UN
Maharashtra braces for water emergency
No rains in October, coupled with high temperatures, have aggravated the crisis
Water crisis set to hit energy production, says study
In future, when human society will need more energy for day to day activities, water crisis is going to hit energy production, claims a study …
Kenya fights drought with sand dams, other water conservation ideas
Kenyans are using traditional water conservation methods to ensure water security and grow crops
Does 2017 Tamil Nadu budget address water crisis, agrarian distress?
While government allocates fund for conservation of water bodies, farmers say their concerns not allayed
Faced with water crisis, Karnataka now wants to revive millet cultivation
Millets consume at least 70 per cent less water than other crops and require minimum inputs
A worsening water crisis in North Africa and the Middle East
Middle East and North African region is home to 7 per cent of the world's population but has access to only 1.5 per cent of its renewable …
Cape Town will not run out of water this year
The announcement has been made keeping in mind the May-September winter rainy season
With low water reserves, a blistering Indian summer
The water levels in Indian reservoirs are at levels lower than they have been in nearly a decade, and as the summer approaches, it looks like it …
Water in news on April 13
Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments around water
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Pakistan’s first national water policy – historic or mere electioneering?
A group of experts give their verdict on whether the long fought over policy will help tackle the country’s water crisis
See how Indian states fared on the water index
The NITI Aayog, in its latest assessment, analyses the water index scores of states between 2015-16 and 2016-17
Every drop matters
If water efficiency is the agenda for agriculture, then water recycling has to be the agenda for cities and industries