Drinking Water News
A study based on data collected from a NASA satellite has revealed that water from underground aquifers of the world are being depleted at an alarming rate.
Once forced to drink arsenic-contaminated ground water, residents of a remote hamlet in West Bengal near Indo-Bangla border are now purifying water from ponds and selling packaged safe drinking water.
Drinking water from adjacent districts was being supplied in tankers in the affected areas and the water from the four plants would start only after complete wash.
Ninety percent homes in the country will get piped drinking water in next eight years, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.
Relief material is pouring in tonnes from all over the country for flood-ravaged Kashmir but a company from Hyderabad has given a lifeline to people living in submerged areas of Srinagar city by providing them safe drinking water.
NASA astronomers are trying to turn pee into pure drinking water. Back on earth, pee can soon be commercially used to charge smartphones and tablets.
As per ministry data, nearly 90 percent of the rural water supply comes from groundwater sources which, for recharge, depend on rainfall, canals, surface water bodies, irrigated fields, water conservation structures, etc.
The scarcity-hit Kutch region remained the focal point of Modi's meeting.
The phase 1 of the project will cover 33 districts in Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.
Drinking another person's sweat may sound obnoxious, but a machine that takes sweat-laden clothes and turns the moisture into drinking water has been launched in Sweden.
Twenty percent of Mumbai's drinking water is contaminated and the BMC doesn't know why.
In a bid to ensure quality and affordable drinking water to the poor and middle class people, the Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu is set to launch nine 'Amma Mineral Water' production units across the state that would offer one litre bottle priced at Rs 10
He was responding to the allegation that as the water resources minister and then finance minister, he chaired or partook in a high-powered committee that diverted almost 2,000 million cubic metre (mcm) of water meant for irrigation to industries.
While the fundamental right to water is an established law and recognised by the Supreme Court of India, it is not something that has a clear framework in place.
People in the Gulf region will be able to use a Facebook Timeline application to contribute to a programme of providing safe drinking water to needy communities, starting from Bhopal.
According to the survey, of 20,15,088 households in the state, 10,31,297 households have access to latrines but 9,83,791 don't.