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From trickle to stream 5.4.2020 The Shillong Times
By Hillary Hoppock Water is a precious resource, especially for farmers in India, where agriculture is primarily rain-fed. Competition over finite water resources, compounded by climate change, has raised concerns about India’s food security, the livelihoods of farmers as well as the country’s economic development. The changing climate is affecting not just rainfall but also […]
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NASA releases new global maps mapping groundwater, soil wetness 2.4.2020 Downtoearth
Groundwater and soil moisture are crucial for irrigation and crop growth  
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Village on clouds 29.3.2020 The Shillong Times
From CK Nayak While Meghalaya is the abode of clouds with high rainfall, Yemen’s Al-Hutaib village never receives rain for which it is well-known and featured in Planet Earth documentaries. It is an irony that this village is not in a desert. Rather, this is on a mountain slope high above the clouds. There is […]
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Safe water and COVID-19 — where the twain meet 27.3.2020 Downtoearth
It's not running water, but safe running water that is needed to fight the pandemic 
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World Water Day 2020: How water can be used in the battle against climate change 22.3.2020 Downtoearth
It is an enabling and limiting factor in humanity’s ability to mitigate and adapt to climate change
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Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (March 14-20, 2020) 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the week     
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Wash hands to fight COVID-19 outbreak. But is it safe? 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
Around 1.9 billion people in the world use non-potable or faecally-contaminated water
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Every drop counts: why grey water recycling is a must 20.3.2020 Hindu: S & T
Grey water recycling is a must for a water-starved country like India, says Nidhi Adlakha
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Water-stressed in India: Officials in Karnataka’s Chitradurga clueless about JSA 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district scored zero in some Jal Shakti Abhiyan indicators
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Water-stressed in India: JSA helped Tirunelveli farmers look at options 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
As farmers could not sow paddy due to water scarcity, Jal Shakti Abhiyan officials urged them to plant other crops 
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Water-stressed in India: In Thanjavur, an outlier in need of conservation measures 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district ranked third in terms of water-conservation works under Jal Shakti Abhiyan  
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Water-stressed in India: Curious case of 2 neighbouring Telangana districts 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The contrast in the districts’ JSA rankings was due to proper implementation of schemes
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Water-stressed in India: Bagalkot not doing enough to conserve water 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The north Karnataka drought-prone district scored poorly under JSA 
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Water-stressed in India: Officials claim Hapur water table has risen due to JSA 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
UP district was among 10 worst perfomers in water conservation work
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Water-stressed in India: Experts unfazed over Bengaluru’s dismal JSA ranking 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
Bengaluru’s water woes and rapidly-depleting groundwater reserves led to it getting an abysmal 200th rank
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Water-stressed in India: Ground water mostly neglected in rain-surplus South Goa 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district, which receives surplus rainfall, has repaired traditional mud bunds, desiltation of rivers and reviving old canals
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The case of the missing green cover 19.3.2020 Hindu: Home
With summer nearing, people in Guntur worry over the increasing dry patches
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Water-stressed India: Did Jal Shakti Abhiyan help 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Jal shakti abhiyan was launched to end india’s water woes. did it succeed? A review of the best and worst districts
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Climate change and water: Wise old ways 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
We need to tweak traditional methods to tackle climate change
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (March 18, 2020) 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
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