On Friday, Reddy's office had said he had directed the Water Resources Department authorities to ensure water release immediately. As per the agreement between Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, the former normally releases at least two TMC feet of water to meet Chennai's drinking water needs, official sources had said in Vijayawada.
Recently, several parts of the country, especially Chennai, faced severe water crisis, owing to poor storage in various reservoirs following deficit rainfall. "The Niti Aayog is working on linking desalination of sea waters with the Sagarmala project," a top government official said.
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.
Seven persons were left injured in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhatarpur district when a clash broke out while people were collecting water from tankers. Following an argument over water distribution, the locals thrashed each other using rods. All the injured were hospitalised and given medical assistance. An FIR has been registered against four persons with regard to […]
Amid acute water crisis, a Dhanbad hospital was forced to turn away patients coming for dialysis treatment in the last two days. The Patliputra Medical College Hospital’s administration is utilising the minimal available water on priority basis. The region is facing consistent water crisis from the last few years.
It is not only human beings who are facing extreme heat these days in Rajasthan but elephants too in Amer village of Jaipur are victim of such climatic conditions. Most of the water bodies in the village have totally dried up, thus resulting in water shortage for the elephants. Elephant owner said the animal requires […]
THE Centre is working on a legislation to restrict the unregulated use of freshwater across the country, according to Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti. Speaking at The Indian Express Idea Exchange event, Bharti said that in future, people would need to rely more on treated water, and use freshwater only for limited purposes. See more.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Water woes continued to haunt residents of New Delhi even after supply in many areas was restored a day after Jat protestors damaged a key water source of the national capital. Expressing disappointment, slum dweller Raju said people are facing water crisis as there is no fixed time of arrival of water tankers. Another slum dweller Rukma Devi said they sit on roads all day with utensils but there is no supply of water, adding that there is dearth of drinking water.