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Nov 29, 2018
Lessons from Madhya Pradesh, Telangana elections on what works, what doesn't in solving India's water crisisCan India’s water crisis be conquered? Yes, it can. Israel, that receives far less rain than we do, grows mangoes in its desert, showing water supply is clearly not the problem. Lack of water management is.
Oct 21, 2018
Amid India's intensifying crisis, why voters don't care about water management — and how that can changeWe are a raucous democracy — every day there are protests — large and small. So why are we not protesting the lack of management (not provision) of our common goods, such as water?
Oct 16, 2018
South Mumbai residents protest against irregular water supply, suspect tanker mafia-administrators nexusLocals from South Mumbai on Tuesday continued their protest in Marine Drive against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) regarding the water supply that has been irregular for the past three months. According to reports, Cuffe Parade, Colaba and Churchgate are the worst hit in South Mumbai with the areas receiving very less water for the past three days.
Sep 17, 2018
India's water future threatened by the combined effect of climate change and rising demandGiven India’s rising population, wealth and accordingly, water use per capita, by 2030, India’s overall water use could easily double.
Jul 25, 2018
India's water crisis: West Bengal on the brink of becoming a parched state in absence of preservation measuresWhile tankers supply drinking water to the urban areas, rural areas face an acute water crisis.
Jul 24, 2018
India's water crisis: Replenishing Jharkhand's parched hydrological system, one pond at a timeOver 2,000 ponds are being rejuvenated by the agriculture and water resources ministries of Jharkhand, in a bid to ease the water crisis in the state.
Jul 23, 2018
India's water crisis: Jharkhand's drying lakes, small water bodies portend disaster for state's hydrological systemJharkhand, known for its lush green forests spread across a dozen river basins, is under severe water stress, a recent Niti Aayog report said.
Jul 19, 2018
India's water crisis: Limited irrigation, scarcity of water threatens cultivation of Dehradun's prized basmati riceThe Dehradun basmati, the pride of Uttarakhand, could soon be hard to find in stores and supermarkets because of scarcity of water, limited irrigation.
Jul 16, 2018
India's water crisis: After govt apathy, Odisha farmer carves out 3-km canal from hills to tackle scarcity in villageIn an effort that earned him the moniker of the "Dashrath Manjhi" of his district, Nayak not only resolved the problem of water scarcity in his village, but also provided his people with cleaner water than what was available to them earlier.
Jul 13, 2018
India's water crisis: Surrounded by glaciers, Kashmir faces drought-like conditions as precipitation levels dwindleKashmir's public health engineering dept, which supplies water to households, said that the state faces problems of both water quality and availability.