Narendra Modi promises clean water for all rural homes by 2024, stresses on need for conservation efforts
Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don’t have access to clean water
Groundwater contamination was found to be 12 times higher in Indian villages practicing open defecation
After the open-defecation free campaign, the government will focus on solid and liquid waste management in villages.
The device looks like a black rose and is portable, lightweight and inexpensive costing less than two cents.
2.34 crore people, who depend on hand pumps & tube wells, are affected by the contamination of arsenic.
People are increasingly resistant to antibiotics and their presence in the rivers are dangerous for aquatic animals.
In India, the per capita availability of water has declined by over 60% (from 3000 cubic metres to 1123) over the last 50 years.
The oil spill occurred in 2004 when hurricane Ivan caused an underwater mudslide.
In a recent viral video, the hermit crab can be seen scurrying away with a doll face for its home.
This glass can be used by industries to de-contaminate wastewater and help curb air pollution.
Power plants along coastal Kutch are destroying age-old fishing traditions, endangering mangroves, threatening lives and livelihoods, with people who have no hope in political leadership.
Kaveri delta: Shrinking area and decreasing farm productivity hit south India's agricultural backbone
The delta of river Kaveri, which is the agricultural backbone of south India, has shrunk by 20 percent because of diversion of land for non-agricultural purposes and climate change.
NGT's ban & DDA's 'strong' efforts to reclaim the river's floodplains have not worked the way they hoped.
Illegal sand mining in Madhya Pradesh: Mafia takes to Narmada river to evade police as politicos play blame game
The modus operandi of the sand mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh resembles a Bollywood action flick: the police is busy scanning roads in siren-blaring jeeps while the smugglers escape unchallenged over water.
The report details climate change impacts on human health, air, water, land and biodiversity.
The NGC is arguably the single largest committee overseeing the cleanup of river Ganga today.
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Narmada on the cusp of extinction with six big dams, sand-mining, pollution threatening its survival
With six big dams and power projects on it, the river has been facing environmental threats from illegal mining, deforestation, and now the river linking project.
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Rampant sand-mining, unabated deforestation sound death knell for Ken, Betwa rivers
Betwa river enters Uttar Pradesh through Jhansi where the pollution level goes even more up due to other problems.
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Awash in trash, Shipra may cease to exist when Ujjain holds Kumbh Mela in 2028
Shipra, also known as Kshipra, is now dry in long stretches and wherever one finds water it’s all mixed with solid waste, sewage and silt.
Dal Lake in distress: Kashmir's iconic attraction is facing a slow death by sewage as politicians look the other way
Though the Jammu and Kashmir government claims it makes all efforts to preserve the Dal Lake in Srinagar, there is little proof of effective implementation on the ground of cleanup projects.
Rashmika Mandanna's underwater photoshoot in Bengaluru's Bellandur lake aims to raise awareness on water pollution
Belandur lake, where Rashmika Mandanna had her photoshoot, has been one of the most affected lakes with layers of toxic waste every year.