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World’s oranges, coffee at risk as Brazil runs out of water

May 19, 2021 10:16 am

While a dry spell is typical for this time of year in Brazil, it’s expected to last longer than usual, adding to concerns.

Over 7.9 million Texans still facing disrupted water supplies

February 23, 2021 9:25 am

A total of 147 PWSs (public water systems) serving a population of more than 33,000 people are non-operational. In addition, 4 PWSs wastewater treatment facilities have reported as non-operational", a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) spokesman said.

Ready to face losses to save water for future, say Sirsa farmers who ditched paddy for other crops

June 25, 2020 2:59 pm

Of 9,182 farmers who have diversified to other crops in place of paddy in these eight blocks, 3,809 farmers belong to Sirsa block.

No end in sight for Mohali residents’ water woes

January 29, 2020 1:57 pm

The residents are forced to use mineral water on a daily basis. Municipal corporation officials said that the water supply line is very old, due to which they have to repair it frequently.

A world without water

June 30, 2019 12:45 am

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

June 29, 2019 1:24 am

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'

June 29, 2019 12:17 am

Inspired by teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16-year-old student Aman Sharma launched a petition on 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

March 19, 2019 10:17 pm

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

June 25, 2018 4:18 pm

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

March 08, 2016 8:25 pm

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