From contamination to unavailability of water, complaints pile up at Delhi Jal Board as citizens bear brunt of poor grievance redressal mechanism
Be it the municipal councillors or the MLAs of Delhi, they point to water issues being one of the topmost problems faced by citizens in the National Capital.
Water has been made more or less invisible in our cities; we tend to take it for granted: Jane Withers
In a conversation with Firstpost, Jane Withers spoke of her relationship with water, the importance of using design to find holistic solutions to environmental problems and of the indigenous systems civilisations of the past used to harness the power of water.
Mission Paani: How Norwegian Embassy in Delhi, NCR hotels bank on rainwater harvesting, treatment plans to conserve water
The Royal Norwegian Embassy in New Delhi and the hospitality industry in the National Capital Region are showing the way forward on how meticulous planning can help buildings play a crucial role in water conservation
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.
Mission Paani: In parched Chennai, residents shell out fortune for water as crisis brings city to its knees
Rampant unplanned development, deficient monsoon last year coupled with inadequate urban planning has brought Chennai to its knees with the southern metropolis facing a daily water deficit of at least 200 million litres
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.
Yogi Adityanath says clean Ganga is UP govt’s ‘top priority’, promises piped water to every household in state
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that every household in the state will receive piped water within two years.
'Mann Ki Baat' 2.0: Devoid of rival bashing, Narendra Modi connects with grassroots, praises non-BJP states for steps to conserve water
In the first episode of 'Mann Ki Baat' 2.0, he picked up the threads he had left before the nation got consumed in the General Election.
700 Jal Sahelis have changed the fate of over 200 villages with their efforts related to water awareness and availability, by reviving water harvesting structures and traditional water bodies through community participation.
India's water crisis: West Bengal on the brink of becoming a parched state in absence of preservation measures
While tankers supply drinking water to the urban areas, rural areas face an acute water crisis.
NGT order to install rainwater harvesting plants in Delhi schools, colleges welcomed; but raises concerns over deadline, safety
NGT's order to install rainwater harvesting systems in all Delhi schools and colleges is being received well by the educational institutions.
Tamil Nadu real estate series Part 4: Rampant construction make realtors richer as water table goes poorer
Many know little about the extremely worrying consequences of borewells on water recharge areas and buffers which have already been encroached on.
Heavy rains led to flooding in several parts of Bengaluru, after which drainage water entered the houses in low-lying areas.
The monsoon is barely over but a poor southwest rainfall has caused worry amongst the authorities who are scrambling for a solution.
In Rajasthan, youngsters and abled men started digging every day to a turn a tiny pond into a water body that could suffice their needs during the summers.
The Vaigai River in Madurai has run dry, and efforts to rejuvenate it haven't worked. But is there a lesson to be learnt from Alwar, Rajasthan?
The state government in Kerala is now on such a mission to ensure that future generations are saved from having to put up with such an acute crisis where the availability of water is not a distant dream even when temperatures soar.
Bollywood super star Aamir Khan advocated water conservation and the need for rainwater harvesting, as he launched the second edition of the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup on Tuesday, 3 January 2017, in Mumbai, in the presence of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.
As the reporters take a break and villagers look forward to rain in Marathwada, I figure it’d be an interesting time to put my hearing to use and eavesdrop for gossip
While many Mumbaikars committed the symbolic gesture of not using water during Holi earlier this year, most would agree that there needs to be more concrete steps taken to ensure Mumbai, as a city, is at least partly self reliant on water. What the city therefore needs is an overall water management system that looks ahead.