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4 out of 10 rural households travel every day for drinking water
10.5 per cent rural households spend over 30 minutes to get water every day
Chennai water crisis: A wake-up call for Indian cities
Cities being the powerhouse of our economy, much more is required to make them sustainable and livable
Can a centralised approach help solve water disputes?
A single national tribunal for inter-state water disputes will also enable discussion on the issue of international waters
Union Budget 2019-20: Gush of funds for piped water
The government allocated Rs 9,150.36 crore for National Rural Drinking Water Programme — increase of 69% from last year
After Cape Town, is Sydney heading for a date with Day Zero?
From June 1, 2019, the Australian megapolis will face water cuts again after nearly a decade as levels in its dams are just over 50 per cent
Ban RO systems if dissolved solids are less than 500 mg/l: NGT
The tribunal’s order came in response to a petition that said indiscriminate usage of ROs was leading to a huge wastage of water
Schools need a roadmap for rainwater harvesting
Despite school rooftops and playgrounds being the best places for rainwater harvesting, many institutions are unable to implement the system …
New method can help predict reservoir levels three months in advance
Advance warning about likely deficit in reservoir storage could help in water management during droughts
Uttarayan shows the way to address urban water scarcity
Rainfall deficit can be a challenge as well as an opportunity. By constructing rainwater harvesting structures, Uttarayan not only showed the way …
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 …
Indian government should not use water crisis to justify river linking
Modi’s government should focus on local solutions and stronger governance rather than build large dams and river diversions, argues Ashok Swain
Every drop matters
If water efficiency is the agenda for agriculture, then water recycling has to be the agenda for cities and industries
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 …
Will a water security bill resolve lack of access in India?
Civil society members have proposed a water security bill to ensure access to safe water for 76 million Indians who do not have it
13th-century water body in Delhi dying for lack of attention, sustained revival plan
Loss of catchments, dumping of waste, sewage discharge and lack of political will are some of the cited reasons behind the present state of …
Songs of fetching water
Numerous folk songs are weaved around women going to fetch water from a well. What do they say?
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
Jal Saheli: women water warriors of Bundelkhand
In the Talebhat block of Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur district, women have been made water managers. Their water conservation initiatives have turned …
Maharashtra and Telangana sign MoU on Godavari projects
The MoU brings to an end long-drawn disagreements between the two states over the use of the river waters
Noida must consider other alternatives to Ganga water
Instead of bringing in Ganga water to dilute the hard groundwater, the city should make use of its potential for rainwater harvesting
WATER FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE 21ST CENTURY Edited by Asit K Biswas, Mohammad Jelboli and Glenn Stout Publisher: Oxford University …