The Buddha nullah picks up toxic effluents in massive quantities and around 200 MLD of untreated sewage a day before it meets the Sutlej river
Mission Paani launch event today: News18's awareness campaign could be key in preventing a nationwide water crisis
Mission Paani is the biggest national effort to make water conservation a community-driven movement.
Raining sand in Rayalaseema: Andhra's Anantapur district shows dramatic effects of crop pattern changes, waning forest cover, proliferation of borewells
In Andhra Pradesh’s Anantapur district, crop pattern changes, waning forest cover, an explosion of borewells, the death of a river, and more – have produced dramatic effects on land, air, water, forests and climate.
Piyush Goyal says railways to get cracking on harvesting rainwater at stations, hails Network18's Mission Paani initiative
Union minister Piyush Goyal, in a recent interview with CNN-News18, said the Indian Railways would "get cracking" on rainwater harvesting at stations.
Govt note warns of severe water crisis in India in next few years, calls for curbs on over exploitation of rivers, ground water
The government not says that by 2025, water availability per person in India will decline significantly and lead to a water-stressed condition across the country.
The capital is losing water from its surface reserves as well as underground.
Maharashtra farmers face severe water crisis as winter rains play truant, damage prospects of rabi crops
Farmers had pinned their hopes on the winter rains for the rabi season. However, unfortunately, the rainfall deficit across large swathes of the country has come as a setback.
Dark zones are areas demarcated by the government where the over-exploitation of groundwater is acute, and where the withdrawal and usage of water exceeds its recharge. Dark zones have sprouted across the country, with Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu attempting to grapple with the crisis. However, in Mahoba, the residents allege that the administration has taken no steps to tackle the issue of water shortage in the region.
Drought in the Western Ghats Part 6: Tamil Nadu's over-dependence on ground water has left it parched
Tamil Nadu has very few perennial rivers; it's mostly seasonal rivers, fed by rainfall, that irrigate large swathes of the state. Without its ground water, the state cannot survive
As the mouth-watering kebabs went off the platter, some eateries said the situation might force the hoteliers to get mutton from Delhi.
According to a government survey of ground water units in 2011, 16 percent of the units across 30 states and six UTs were in the "over exploited" category.