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Houses, institutions to be fined for not harvesting rainwater in Delhi

The Delhi Jal Board passed the resolution in its board meeting held on August 19 and set a deadline of March next year to install RWH systems in buildings built after July 2001.

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.


Water Conservation: From trenches, a Telangana district goes about harvesting rainwater

Officials at the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) studied the topography of the area and found that even when it rained, most of the water simply ran off the hill slopes. Their solution was as effective as it was simple: dig trenches to slow down the water run-off.

Punjab soil & water conservation dept submits rainwater harvesting plan to state, Centre

“Punjab has been facing the problem of depleting groundwater for over two decades now, but the state’s successive governments seemed to have no political will to get a real solution to tackle the issue except making statements,” said an expert.

Agenda 2016: Three things the Modi government can do for agriculture today

Drip irrigation, making urea in Iran, and pushing pulses in Punjab should be top policy priorities.

Rainwater harvesting system stays on paper as newly constructed BMC building gives it a miss

The building is due to get inaugurated in the next few days.


Year after Katraj floods, admin bans construction on slopes

A canal that had been dug near the octroi post had not been constructed properly and the roads continued to be dotted with potholes.

‘Enormous water saving possible by simple measures in domestic & industrial sectors’

In a report to the government,CWPRS has said that at present water conservation assumes great importance.

Rainwater harvesting to get a push

Special programme to be launched soon.

Efforts pay,638 buildings in 6 months

The civic body’s efforts to encourage rainwater harvesting seem to be gaining momentum with as many as 3,008 buildings implementing it so far.