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After easing Chennai's water woes, last water train from Jolarpettai winds up service

The trains had undertaken 178 trips from July till October.

Chennai water crisis: 3 months enough to implement RWH plan, won't affect weaker sections, says govt

According to activists in the city, the state government needs to install rain water harvesting systems and recharge wells and revive lake catchment areas to stave off a water crisis in Chennai.


Chennai water crisis: Here is how Metrowater is being streamlined

The scheme, which was announced on Twitter on July 26, aims to cut down on the waiting period while booking a water lorry from Metrowater. The new scheme, on the contrary, will assure water supply to the household within two days of booking.

Chennai water crisis brings Kasimedu residents to their knees

While the city has been reeling under an acute water crisis which peaked this summer, residents of Kasimedu in North Chennai have been hit hard due to erratic Metrowater supply and no means to pay for expensive private tankers who have doubled their prices since the crisis began in Chennai.

IIT Madras team comes up with device that generates potable water out of thin air

Atmospheric Water Generators (AWG), the brainchild of Ramesh Kumar, T Pradeep and Ankit Nagar, who founded Vayujal Technologies Pvt Ltd in September 2017, harness the moisture in the air to provide potable water.

Jal Shakti ministry needs to make urgent course corrections for paradigm shift in water management

The FM has rightly spoken of a “focus on integrated demand and supply side management of water at the local level, including source sustainability and management of household wastewater for reuse in agriculture”.


Lifestraw filter water bottles, H2gO Purifier Global, and more: 5 portable water purifiers

To avoid waterborne illnesses, for when on the move, water bottles with filters with in-built filters can be a good option. Lifestraw filter water bottles, Eureka Forbes Aquaguard personal purifier bottle, H2gO Purifier GLOBAL, and more; we take a look at the best portable water purifier options to consider.

From lake clean-up to providing water, Rajinikanth’s fan clubs do their bit for parched Chennai

In Tamil Nadu, fan clubs have always been the vehicle through which a star communicates with their followers. When fan clubs are active, politics cannot be far behind

Maharashtra: Water audit to prevent wastage on the cards

Water availability in dams/rivers and crop pattern in drought-prone districts across Maharashtra will be mapped to make course corrections in water supply. Strict water audit in 14 drought-hit districts is on the cards.

RMC breathes easy as dams get fresh inflow

The city,which has been reeling under drinking water crisis,can breathe easy for a few weeks as the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) is likely to maintain its alternate day supply following fresh inflow in three major dams.