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Ten artists respond to a decade of UN recognition for water, sanitation as vital human rights
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Ten artists respond to a decade of UN recognition for water, sanitation as vital human rights

WaterAid commissioned 10 visual artists from across the Global South to interpret the far-reaching impact access to clean water and decent sanitation has on people’s lives and the role these vital basics play in the realisation of other human rights

Water pollution is reducing economic growth in some countries by a third: World Bank
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Water pollution is reducing economic growth in some countries by a third: World Bank

A major contributor to poor water quality is nitrogen, essential in agriculture, which leaches into rivers & oceans.

Indian states demand payment for ecosystem services: An idea whose time has come
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Indian states demand payment for ecosystem services: An idea whose time has come

Himalayan states in India are demanding payment for ecosystem services such as clean water and pristine forests, based on the idea of natural capital whose time has come.

Uttar Pradesh govt decides to shut tanneries during Kumbh Mela; move made to provide devotees with clean water
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Uttar Pradesh govt decides to shut tanneries during Kumbh Mela; move made to provide devotees with clean water

According to the UPSIDC, there are 264 big and small tanneries that operate in Kanpur and Unnao. Income from these tanneries is the primary source of livelihood for more than one lakh families.

Smart India Hackathon final for hardware products to be held at IISc, Bengaluru
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Smart India Hackathon final for hardware products to be held at IISc, Bengaluru

Under the hardware edition, 4,362 ideas were received, with 50,000 students participating from 752 technical institutions.

When to introduce your newborn to water?
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When to introduce your newborn to water?

Avantika Bahuguna Kukreti shares important tips on how to make that first sip of water special and safe for your little one.

World Water Day: Take this quiz to find out how much you know about India's H2O crisis
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World Water Day: Take this quiz to find out how much you know about India's H2O crisis

Every year, 22 March is celebrated as World Water Day, with an aim to bring about awareness over the water crisis faced by countries like India. Take the quiz now to check your water quotient

Marathwada Diary: High amounts of fluoride in groundwater continue to threaten drought-hit Nanded villages
India

Marathwada Diary: High amounts of fluoride in groundwater continue to threaten drought-hit Nanded villages

Sawarkhed's groundwater contains fluoride. This is a chemical that is naturally present in soil, rocks and groundwater. But in concentrated form, it can be extremely harmful.

World Environment Day 2017: Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal's decade-long effort to clean up a river
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World Environment Day 2017: Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal's decade-long effort to clean up a river

From 2008 onwards, Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal has been working to clean up the Kali Bein, a tributary of the Beas in Punjab

Not so Swachh Bharat: Indians most deprived of access to clean water
India

Not so Swachh Bharat: Indians most deprived of access to clean water

The international charity Water Aid says 75.8 million Indians — or 5 percent of the country's 1.25 billion population — are forced to either buy water at high rates or use supplies that are contaminated with sewage or chemicals.

Every Drop Counts: Watch how water is life for families in Cambodia
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Every Drop Counts: Watch how water is life for families in Cambodia

Getting a drink of water is often not as simple as turning on a tap. For families in Kampong Speu, Cambodia, it's a labour-intensive process that often results in diseases like diarrhoea and typhoid.