User: phemk23 Topic: Water Reform
Category: Water Reform :: Drinking water
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India and ADB Sign $240 Million Loan to Provide Safe Drinking Water Service in 3 West Bengal Districts 3.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed $240 million loan for providing safe and sustainable drinking water to about 1.65 million people in three districts of the state of West Bengal affected by arsenic, fluoride, and salinity.
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A simple diagram could help your city manage water better. Here’s how! 4.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Where does the water in your home come from? How much of it is accounted for? What percentage of waste water in your city is reused? Bengaluru think tank CSTEP creates a water flow diagram for the city and shows how it can be used to identify gaps in availability and reuse, and thus solve the water crisis in our cities.
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Assam fares poorly in water management 23.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Assam fares poorly in water management
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Gender Equity & Water Management program for govt. officials of Telangana inaugurated by Chief Secretary 20.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 20 (NewsVoir): A two-day Management Development Programme on Gender, Equity and Water Management aimed at building the capacity of Engineers in the Department of Irrigation and CAD to
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Bengaluru is treating groundwater like ‘overdrawn credit card’ 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Aquifers in Bengaluru are over-exploited. Experts feel it is just a matter of time for parts of Bengaluru to be forced into a Capetown-like situation. World Resource Institute calls for a paradigm shift, from linear, centralised model to circular decentralised model of water supply. »
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Water infrastructure: Smart meters to manage an essential commodity 11.7.2018 Sify Finance
"Composite Water Management Index" report released by the NITI Aayog recently highlights the issues confronting water management in India. A multi-pronged approach to tackle these problems is warranted. In a world where technology and infrastructure create synergies, smart water meters are one component of the strategy that can help us mitigate the water crisis.
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When the hills go thirsty 24.6.2018 DNA: Top News
It is summertime and Shimla is a busy place. There are travellers to be checked-in, woollens to be sold at discounted 'summer' prices and tourists waiting to be shown around the mountain vistas. But, there is one thing whose mention is enough for everyone to pause and reflect on — water or the lack of it. There is an unconcealed unanimity across government offices, hotels and homes in the hill town, commercial establishments on the famous Mall Road and villages on the outskirts that the water crisis this summer is the worst that Shimla has ever faced. While the scarcity has always reared its head each summer, locals and experts admit that the acute crisis, which lasted over three weeks between May 20 and June 12, is unprecedented. "We did not have water for 15 days at a stretch. It was an ordeal for all of us in the neighbourhood. It was especially hard on all the women as taps ran dry even at the public toilets. We had to send our kids to relatives' homes in other cities," said Soma Jaiswal, 77, a ...
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Cabinet approves the extension of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Netherlands on technical cooperation in the field of Spatial Planning, Water Management and Mobility Management 6.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Netherlands on technical cooperation in the field of Spatial Planning, Water Management and Mobility Management in April, 2018.
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Summer 2018 sees fewer protests for water 2.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
The city received nearly 250 mm rainfall in the month of May
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In Rockfort City, civic water managers are a relieved lot 23.5.2018 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Summer showers and release of water from Mettur dam have eased pressure
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Water supply disruption 18.5.2018 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
The Kerala Water Authority has informed that water supply to areas including Vellayambalam, Sasthamangalam, Pippinmoodu, Jawahar Nagar, Oolampara, Per
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Water treatment project remains a non-starter 15.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Land identification hassles sound its death knell
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Recycled water an untapped resource 25.4.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Anna University study says grey water can supply 30% of Chennai’s requirements by 2030
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Rights panel asks KWA to restore water supply 23.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Supply disrupted in Kaloor after building collapse last week
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Facing shortage, Gujarat seeks more than double Narmada water from MP 12.4.2018 Latest News
Amidst the ongoing water crisis even as summer sets in, Gujarat has now sought more than double the amount of water from Madhya Pradesh. Due to water shortage, while MP releases 600 cusecs of water daily, Gujarat has asked the same to be increased to 1500 cusecs.While it has been facing crisis on both agricultural and domestic fronts, Gujarat government has cited impact of lower quantity of water on coastal and marine environment as the reason in its demand.The demand has been made to the Narmada Control Authority (NCA), a nodal agency managing water allocation. Nitin Patel, deputy chief minister of Gujarat, however, has stated that the government has sought more Narmada waters on a "permanent basis" and not because of water shortage currently. "We have sought it looking at the environment impact it will have on the coastal and marine bio diversity. It is necessary for more waters to be released."According to Patel, the demand for more Narmada water has been made in order to protect ..
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Local bodies fail to supply potable water to drought-hit areas 9.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Opening of water kiosks in municipalities and grama panchayats in limbo
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LDF govt to keep its poll promise: Minister 8.4.2018 Hindu: National
Assures that water tariff will not be increased
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KWA steps up measures to tackle drought in Kannur 31.3.2018 Hindu: Kerala
Drying up of rivers a concern; water level being maintained at Pazhassi reservoir
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Prudent water management by adivasis shows the way 29.3.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Spilt water is collected and sent back into a well
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Thrissur roads to go modern 27.3.2018 Hindu: Technology
Junction development, water supply too get priority in Corporation budget
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