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India lags in drinking water, sanitation and hygiene facilities: Study

The Harvard University study is based on the performance of India’s 543 parliamentary …

Swachh Bharat Mission: How model villages in Odisha quit ODF

Every household now has an extra toilet, due to SBM. Yet people are forced to defecate …

Swachh Bharat Mission: ‘Inducing behavioural change was a task’

Parameswaran Iyer, secretary, Department of Drinking water and Sanitation, spoke to Down To …


Singapore’s journey from a water scarce to a water secure nation

Singapore has tapped every opportunity to collect, treat, reuse and produce necessary water …

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Saving traditional water harvesting systems in Uttarakhand

If India’s hilly areas such as Uttarakhand have to be protected from any major water …

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How to fight water scarcity this monsoon

Though the monsoon is behaving erratically, drought-prone districts are still water rich

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'Change perception about wastewater'

Blanca Jimnez-Cisneros,Director, Division of Water Sciences, and Secretary of International Hydrological Programme, UNESCO

"Cape Town's consciousness about water consumption has helped reduce demand"

Xanthea Limberg,She is mayoral committee member for informal settlements, water and waste services, and energy