User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Water-Supply :: Quality
Last updated: May 23 2017 02:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Stop witch-hunting: LoP to Kejriwal 23.5.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Vijender Gupta asks CM to look at reason for water shortage
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Chinese funded North Indus river cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan 22.5.2017 News
Dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream in Pakistan
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Indus cascade a Himalayan blunder - for Pakistan 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The five dams forming the North Indus River Cascade that China has just promised to finance and build in Pakistan -- including Pakistan-administered Kashmir -- has the potential to generate over 22,000 MW in an energy-starved country. But the dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream. In non-monsoon months from October to June, they may also reduce the flow of water down the Indus to Pakistan's Punjab and Sindh provinces.
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AMR threatens Indias' maternal,newborn health progress: Agency 21.5.2017 DNA: Health
"India's successes in maternal and newborn health are among those most threatened by the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)," WaterAid also warned, as more women decide to give birth in health facilities, which may lack water, sanitation and hygiene facilities.
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New water treatment plants in the offing 20.5.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Work on Neyyar, Aruvikkara plants soon
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Effluents deprive them of even drinking water 18.5.2017 Hindu: News
Industrial units in adjoining village let out their effluents into the Asanikunta lake polluting groundwater
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Manoj Tiwari writes to LG over power cuts, water problem 17.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Wednesday wrote to Lt. Governor Anil Baijal over the frequent power cuts and water shortage in parts of the city and demanded a meeting with the Delhi Jal Board and TRANSCO.
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Dikho promises potable water 12.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Dikho promises potable water
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Notices to 74 car washes for using potable water 2.5.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
With summer here and city reeling under an acute water shortage, the engineering wing of Chandigarh municipal corporation (MC) has served notice to all 74 motor service stations in the city for using potable water to wash vehicles, an official of the civic body said on Monday.
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Many habitations in panchayats expected to dry up in May 30.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Municipalities, town panchayats better placed in Madurai district
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How Bidar beat back the drought 28.4.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
As Karnataka reels from drought, an academic is helping restore indigenous systems that were Bidar’s water lifeline 600 years ago. Lalitha Sridhar reports
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‘Amaravati could become the prototype for building cities’ 25.4.2017 Hindu: Interview
The Delhi-based conservationist on how non-invasive development models can change the face of India’s cities, new and old
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By 2018, Bengaluru City may dip into TG Halli dam for a drink 25.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
Three years of consecutive drought has left the state in a bad shape. And as Cauvery water, currently the lifeline of the city, is turning out to be startlingly inadequate to meet the city’s needs, the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is looking to get 135-140 MLD (million litres per day) of additional drinking water from Thippagondanahalli Reservoir, or the TG Halli dam, by 2018.
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Should we privatise water? 21.4.2017 Hindu: Opinion
There is no case for water privatisation. In pushing for it, we are ignoring the key issue, which is better governance, writes Himanshu ThakkarPrivatisation of water is unwarranted, unjustified and un...
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Water for all by 2019 : Dikho 20.4.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Water for all by 2019 : Dikho
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Drinking water scarcity leaves Amma canteens parched 20.4.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Many facilities are getting water from unsafe sources, complain residents
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14 villages near Malavur ensured drinking water 18.4.2017 Deccan Herald - District
Mangaluru taluk has been declared one of the several drought-hit taluks in the state, but a multi-village drinking water supply project was dedicated on Tuesday. A check dam constructed across River Gurupura (Phalguni), at Malavur in the taluk was commissioned as part of the project, making it a first-of-its-kind project to be started in the district. According to the information provided by the Department of Rural Water Supply and Sanitation, the project was completed at an estimated cost of Rs 42.5 crore. It will ensure drinking water to a 56,000 people in 66 residential areas of 14 villages coming under eight gram panchayats in and around Malavur. The villages to benefit from the project are Bajpe, Jokatte, Malavur, Kenjar, Permude, Kutthethur, Moodushedde, Padushedde, Thenka Ekkar, Badaga Ekkar, Bala, Kalavar, Surinje and Delanthabettu. The 199-metre long dam has a six-metre wide well for the jackwell and water purification unit with five MLDcapacity, near Kenjar. The capacity of the ground-level ...
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Potable water from air? New device may make it possible 18.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
New research promises a potential new technology for sustainable harvesting of drinking water -- from air.
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Bad roads and poor water supply irk Ward 97 residents 18.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Drinking water is supplied once in 25 days, they lament
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Corporation hopeful of maintaining water supply for a month 13.4.2017 Hindu: Home
2,000 tanks to be installed at vantage locations to help in water distribution
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