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Sep 10, 2019
Global warming causes lakes to heat up at the surface, remain cool at the bottomLakes play an important role in the global carbon cycle, acting as large natural bioreactors.
Aug 30, 2019
Kim Kardashian reveals probable track list for Kanye West's upcoming album ‘Jesus Is King’Kanye West's upcoming album 'Jesus Is King' probably has 12 tracks, which includes 'Water'.
Aug 27, 2019
Mission Paani launch event today: News18's awareness campaign could be key in preventing a nationwide water crisisMission Paani is the biggest national effort to make water conservation a community-driven movement.
Aug 22, 2019
Microplastics in drinking water is not yet dangerous for human beings says WHOHowever, it has called for more research into the potential future risk of bottled and tap water.
Aug 03, 2019
Lok Sabha passes Dam Safety Bill; legislation provides for constitution of national committee for surveillance, maintenance of damsThe Lok Sabha passed the Dam Safety Bill, 2019, which seeks to provide uniform safety procedures for specified dams in the country
Jul 31, 2019
Pakistan’s Indus delta becoming no man’s land with sea level rise and dams upstreamPeople in Paksitan are leaving their villages en masse as the Indus delta sinking means they cannot farm or fish and have no freshwater, thanks to sea level rise and dams upstream
Jul 29, 2019
Halfway through monsoon, 72 of 100 major reservoirs in India record below-normal water storage; Gujarat, Maharashtra worst-hitThe scenario is particularly worrying in the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. The basin storage in Tapi, Sabarmati, and rivers of the Kutch and Godavari are "highly deficient", the data revealed.
Jul 10, 2019
Mission Paani: With 23 out of 30 districts in Karnataka battling drought, Bengaluru stares at looming water crisisWhile Mumbai had a 2005 deluge re-run scare last week and Chennai continues to be parched, Bengaluru is staring at a looming water crisis.
Jul 09, 2019
Mission Paani: Many parts of Hyderabad face drinking water shortage; rainwater harvesting measures remain inadequateThe K Chandrasekhar Rao government has made it mandatory for housing complexes spread over 200 square metres to install a rainwater harvesting pit.
Jul 08, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Karnataka political crisis, water shortage in Chennai, FIFA Women's World Cup; today's must-read storiesFirstpost Editor's Picks: Karnataka political crisis, water shortage in Chennai forces residents to shell out fortunes on tankers, USA wins FIFA Women's World Cup; today's must-read stories