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Wednesday, June 29, 2022



Haryana groundwater crisis: The deep state and baby steps towards the big leap

April 18, 2022 12:26 pm

Almost 60 per cent of villages in Haryana are categorised as “groundwater stressed” or “potential groundwater stressed”, which means there is a direct impact on the lives of close to 20 million people.

World Water Day 2022: History, theme and significance of the day

March 22, 2022 12:34 pm

It is aimed at focusing on the importance of water and raising awareness about more than 2 billion people living without access to safe water

Recharge wells of Bengaluru’s Cubbon Park: An idea that could help tackle water crisis

March 19, 2022 8:45 pm

As the extraction of water from the wells was carried out, a need to increase steps for groundwater recharge at the park was felt in order to replenish the water table.

Massive groundwater contamination in 31 of 38 districts in Bihar: Economic Survey

March 02, 2022 12:38 pm

It said that drinking water sources in 3,791 rural wards in 11 districts are affected by fluoride contamination.

41% villages in Haryana are ‘groundwater stressed’

January 17, 2022 1:03 am

🔴 Based on these figures, the Haryana Water Resources (conservation, regulation and management) Authority has put 1,780 villages in the red category identifying them as severely groundwater stressed villages while 1,041 villages have been put in the pink zone as they were found in the “groundwater stressed” category.

Pune: International webinar on groundwater governance starts today

July 20, 2021 8:41 am

Based in Pune, ACWADAM is engaged in training, education, capacity building, research and outreach on groundwater management and governance.

Haryana govt aims to reduce speed of groundwater depletion by 50% in four years

July 18, 2021 5:11 am

A participatory groundwater management scheme, the Yojana is supported by the central government and the World Bank.

Bring policy to cut dependence on groundwater: Centre to states

September 27, 2020 2:30 am

The ministry’s advice regarding a water pricing policy assumes significance as it was not part of the earlier draft guidelines issued on December 12, 2018, which were struck down by the National Green Tribunal.

In Vadodara — the ‘boon’ of flowing tap water in homes

October 28, 2019 7:09 am

The changes are part of an initiative to ensure every household in the district has doorstep tap connectivity and access to clean, surface water.

More scientific, real-time groundwater assessment for Maharashtra on cards

January 15, 2019 8:23 am

In case of Maharashtra, the natural geology comprising hard basalt rock limits seepage of groundwater in majority of its area. It not only poses a major challenge in western and central regions of the state but also leads to deeper digging of wells to extract natural reserves.