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Maharashtra water scarcity


IITs plug leaking water lines, improve supply in Palghar twin towns

January 29, 2021 10:46 pm

Following a visit to Palghar two years ago, a team of researchers from IIT-Bombay and IIT-Madras offered a cost-effective solution which is finally bringing desired results for the locals here.

Marathwada still faces 34% rainfall deficit, kharif sowing affected

July 10, 2019 5:56 am

Hingoli district in Marathwada, the central Maharashtra region that has suffered a serious drought in recent months, is witnessing a 60 per cent deficit monsoon as of Monday.

Maharashtra: Statewide survey to map groundwater fluctuation over 40 years likely soon

July 08, 2019 5:13 pm

The move is pertinent at a time when the state is reeling under severe water crisis and effective management of water resources, including the groundwater reserves, holds the key.

At the end of summer, groundwater level in state remains stable

July 03, 2018 7:17 am

This monsoon crucial for Marathwada and Vidarbha regions with over 3-metre depletion. It is a positive sign in the backdrop of increasing stress and rising abuse of groundwater at most places in the country.

Now, prohibitory orders imposed near water points in Maharashtra's Parbhani

April 05, 2016 9:27 pm

"Orders under section 144 of CrPC have been imposed in the vicinity of water supply spots in Parbhani," Parbhani District Collector Rahul Mahiwal said.

Saving water: More crop per drop

July 23, 2015 1:43 am

A village in Maharashtra farms almost fully with drip irrigation.