Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

rain water


Explained: Variable rains, optimum water

December 09, 2021 2:00 pm

After one of the driest Augusts ever, a rainy September has left the country’s 130 major reservoirs with more water than what is normal at this time. But those in the north and the east have less than normal.

Punjab buckles under severe waterlogging, drainage department struggles with funds

July 22, 2019 11:10 am

Several parts of the state have faced waterlogging and resultant crop damage. The water-logging has also led to damage of properties in some parts of the Malwa resion, and the Ghaggar river is overflowing due to a breach.

Runoff from rooftops saves rainwater for housing society

June 26, 2014 5:12 am

Initiative of Nisarg Darshan Society residents to save water helped other areas, too

Day after rains,relief work in Rajasthan

August 23, 2012 2:41 pm

30 pumps have been installed to pump out rain water from the colonies.

Rains expose city’s unpreparedness

July 11, 2012 3:07 am

Incomplete work in different sectors of the city,especially after the rains,have been causing problems for residents.

UT not using rainwater to fill New Lake

October 03, 2011 1:24 am

While the New Lake in Sector 42 is filled up using water from tubewells,the rainwater is being allowed to go down the drain.

Rain water goes down the drain,Punjab may go dry in 20 years

August 10, 2011 12:25 am

It can't be any more ironical. Punjab,a state which boasts of an economy that is mostly based on agriculture,may soon turn arid.

Rainwater harvesting need of the hour: expert

November 01, 2009 3:52 am

Terming the current status of water resources in India as an emergency situation,Johan Rockstrom,internationally acclaimed environmentalist and executive director of Stockholm Environment Institute said rainwater harvesting is the need of the hour to preserve water.

Brace for more rain,another cool day

October 05, 2009 1:55 am

Heavy rain over the past couple of days sent the temperature plunging in both Colaba (24.7°C) and Santacruz (25°C) on Sunday.

Precautions during monsoon

June 27, 2009 5:37 am

We would like to know what are the various precautions to be taken in a house during rainy season,in particular...