User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Water-Supply :: Tanker
Last updated: Nov 26 2018 17:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why residents on outskirts of Hyderabad are forced to drink contaminated water 16.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Groundwater, drawn at rapid rates from peri-urban areas of Hyderabad is now turning into a commodity, controlled and distributed at a premium by a few, to meet the needs of the city. Recent research reveals the alarming consequences of such trends.
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Heavy rain, dams full to the brim, yet Pune citizens have to rely on costly tanker water 13.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Citizens fail to realise why, even with abundant rains and a flooded city, their daily needs for water are not met and the municipal corporation has to implement water cuts in so many areas. Here's a look at the real reasons.
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Chennai Buzz: Water tanker strike called off | World Bank funding for roads project | Dial for Water gets upgrade..and more! 25.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From the latest update on the tanker protests to the reported terror threat to city, and boost for several large infrastructure projects, catch the most important news headlines from the city over the last seven days.
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In charts: Water is more expensive for the poor than the rich – a new report calculates by how much 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
The report looks at water affordability in 15 cities, two of them in India.
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Why CMWSSB’s Dial for Water scheme may not be the right solution for Chennaiites 3.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The new scheme launched by Metro Water promising faster delivery through tankers has many loopholes, writes a concerned citizen.
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Chennai drought: How water distribution system reflects residents’ social power, bias against poor 23.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
When flow are low, poor people who often live at the tail-end of the lines remain unserved.
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“Digging recharge wells is the only way Bengaluru won’t run out of water” 21.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bovi community who are the traditional well-diggers of Bengaluru, are part of an initiative to build one million recharge wells in the city. In this edition of Citizens Live, Ramakrishna Bovi explains how you too can be part of this initiative to help resolve the city's water scarcity
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Mumbai could save water through its mandatory rainwater harvesting rule – but no one seems to care 17.7.2019 Scroll.in
It is compulsory for new buildings in Mumbai to collect and store rainwater, but the municipal corporation has done little to enforce this rule in 12 years.
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Drinking water shortage hits Chana village in Imphal East 15.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Drinking water shortage hits Chana village in Imphal East
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When families live on three pots of water a day: Lessons from Chennai slums 11.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A ground report and photos from the slums and economically backward areas of the city: How are people here dealing with the water shortage and sharing the meagre supplies?
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Chennai Buzz: Rains bring relief from heat | One more desalination plant |Aavin’s green initiative…and more 1.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Rains make news in parched, sizzling Chennai... but has it been enough? Are there other plans to mitigate the water crisis in the city? That and more headlines from the city over the week gone by.
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Seven reasons why Chennai should have seen this water crisis coming 21.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Severe water shortage has brought Chennai almost to a standstill today, but the writing on the wall has been clear for quite some time now. Here are seven tell-tale signs the state should have taken note of and acted upon.
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Chennai’s water crisis is hurting everyone – from women filling pots to city’s ‘bachelors mansions’ 20.6.2019 Scroll.in
These affordable guest houses have raised their rents sharply and have stopped taking in new tenants.
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Tamil Nadu reels under water crisis, IT firms and hotels in Chennai severely hit by shortage 17.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
IT companies in Chennai have asked employees to work from home while some hotels have stopped serving meals for lunch.
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Chennai Buzz: Schools begin to feel water crisis | Electric buses soon in city | App to track traffic violators | Round-the-clock shopping… and more 10.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The impact of the water crisis, measures to make roads safer and new plans for environmentally cleaner commute -- read about these and more in our weekly recap of news from the city.
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Water crisis: 43.4% of India is reeling under drought, pre-monsoon rain lowest in 65 years 6.6.2019 Scroll.in
No respite in sight as the southwest monsoon is projected to be delayed and below normal in both North India and South India.
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Water scarcity leaves CCpur denizens high and dry 3.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Water scarcity leaves CCpur denizens high and dry
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Chennai Buzz: Tanker lorries call off strike | Security to be beefed up at MRTS | Four months to register tenancy agreements 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Relief for Chennaites as tanker lorries call off strike The already water-starved city had a shock when the private water tanker lorries called for a strike from May 27, following the crackdown on tankers tapping
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Dry borewells, lost lakes: In Karnataka, another summer of water shortage portends severe crisis 28.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Though pre-monsoon showers have brought some relief this year, residents as well as officials are worried about the summers to come.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB assures water supply | Citizens protest tree felling | BBMP plans household medical waste disposal 27.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BWSSB assures continued water supply, BBMP plans scientific disposal of household biomedical waste, citizens protest decision to axe over 600 trees for Metro - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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