water shortage

water shortage News

A world without water

Chennai is parched. So is Tamil Nadu. Women of already water-stressed districts like Virudhunagar and Ramanathapuram have to walk several kilometres daily to fetch water. The walks offer no assurance of the availability of water.

Gujarat: State government to create ‘regional grids’ to channel treated waste water for reuse

Infrastructure to transport 1,000 MLD of treated water to industrial clusters to be set up in one year


Nearly half a million people urge Indian govt to declare a 'climate emergency'

Inspired by teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16-year-old student Aman Sharma launched a petition on Change.org in May after noticing that every successive year was getting hotter, drier, thirstier and more polluted, he said.

Worst water crisis in decade hits Philippine capital. Here's why

Infrastructure delays, rising demand and the onset of summer shrinking supply at dams are causing the shortage.

Parched: Delhi doesn't have enough water for its ever-growing needs

The AAP government has maintained that it will, unlike the previous Congress government, not privatise water supply.

Latur: Woman dies standing in queue for water, mother dies of shock

Manjara dam dries up, no tap water supply, hospitals hit.


Water shortage in city’s South opens tap of BJP protests

The BJP has been organising protests outside DJB offices for the last 10 days.

Water supply restored to 8 hours

Afternoon water supply, which was stopped for the past many days, will be restored in a day or two.

No water in Maldives' capital, government seeks help

The capital is located on a low-lying island in the Indian Ocean that has no natural water source

5-stars hotels, malls face 50% water supply cut, swimming pools stare at ‘dry’ days

"We have decided instead to reduce the supply to hotels and malls by half," said additional municipal commissioner Mohan Adtani.