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rainwater harvesting


Rainwater must be tapped optimally in urban & rural areas: Farm unions

June 26, 2022 6:46 am

The farmers' unions demanded to repeal the dam safety Act and also asked the state to pass a resolution in the assembly in this regard.

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.

Delhi Jal Board pushes for rainwater harvesting training in schools

February 16, 2022 11:05 am

Schools will conduct workshops on rainwater harvesting this month with resources provided by the Jal Board.

Bengaluru rainwater harvesting norms expanded despite low compliance with 2011 law

September 21, 2021 7:25 am

The Karnataka legislative assembly passed a Bill on September 16 making it mandatory for buildings built on sites measuring 60x40 feet or more to harvest and utilise rainwater for internal purposes.

World Environment Day 2021: Architect shares tips on how to make a 'green', sustainable home

June 05, 2021 12:09 pm

This World Environment Day, observed annually on June 5, count on these tips to make your home green.

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

August 31, 2019 8:32 am

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

August 24, 2019 7:13 pm

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

July 22, 2019 12:23 am

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

June 23, 2019 3:24 am

“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

January 07, 2016 11:25 am

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