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WATER CONSERVATION NEWS

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.

From meters to sensors, startups come up with unique solutions to beat Chennai water crisis

July 16, 2019 6:49 pm

The companies have come up different innovations to help conserve water and stave off a major crisis.

Water conservation: How Bundelkhand is keeping drought at a distance by recharging wells

July 15, 2019 7:07 am

Encouraged by Banda’s district administration, which has taken on the region’s persistent droughts and paucity of rain on a war footing, Gureh’s villagers have got together to clean all the wells. Men have been hired to rappel down the stone walls to remove silt and debris, and the results are encouraging.

IIT Madras team comes up with device that generates potable water out of thin air

July 10, 2019 11:35 am

Atmospheric Water Generators (AWG), the brainchild of Ramesh Kumar, T Pradeep and Ankit Nagar, who founded Vayujal Technologies Pvt Ltd in September 2017, harness the moisture in the air to provide potable water.

Water crisis: Easy ways to save water at home

July 02, 2019 8:23 am

Taking a leaf out of Narendra Modi's address on water conservation, here are some of the easiest and quickest ways to conserve water.

India heading towards becoming water-scarce country: Madhya Pradesh Public Health Minister

May 29, 2019 5:32 pm

"With 1,544 cubic meters per capita availability, India is already a water-stressed country and is moving towards becoming water-scarce," Madhya Pradesh Public Health Minister Sukhdev Panse said.

Maharashtra tops chart for water conservation

February 26, 2019 8:00 am

Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA), Pune, was adjudged the best water regulatory body in India.

Couple develops way to make water out of thin air, wins $1.5 million XPrize

October 27, 2018 10:24 am

The XPRIZE 2018 was awarded to David Hertz and Laura Doss-Hertz, who won $5.1 million. They wera able to collect as much as 528 gallons (2,000 liters) of water a day from the air, at a cost of no more than 2 cents a quart (1 liter).

Low-cost, water-conservation plan: Govt allots Rs 1,000 crore to revive 40,000 old water structures

October 16, 2018 3:18 am

A senior official in the water conservation department told The Indian Express, “We have identified 84,000 water conservation projects, which were built in the last six decades but are now non-functional and lying abandoned.”

Water conservation campaign: With ball and bat, Cong hits out at govt for ‘ignoring’ Chandola lake

May 14, 2018 4:14 am

In the month-long campaign, launched by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, the government plans to desilt 1,300 small and large reservoirs, clean 34 rivers and 5,000-km-long irrigation canals and water pipelines across the state.

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'Water is life': Mamata Banerjee leads rally to create awareness on water conservation

July 14, 2019 6:41 am

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday walked in a rally to spread awareness on water wastage among public.