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Submit report on rain water harvesting in govt buildings: NGT to Delhi govt 17.8.2017 News
NGT asked Delhi govt to ensure that no project is approved without rain water harvesting systems
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Secy praises Mohali village water system 17.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Water crisis, sirji 16.8.2017 Hindu: Home
The issue is simple. Inveterate urban development and concretisation of cities, coupled with growing population, is preventing the replenishment of the water table. If we don't plant trees, soon we will have nothing to drink and bathe in but swill.
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Tableaux draw good response 15.8.2017 Hindu: News
Those of Forest, Water, and Education departments win prize
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Water distribution: KWA to divide city into various zones 13.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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It's time to act: CM Pinarayi Vijayan on weak monsoon 13.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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On water, a note of caution 12.8.2017 Hindu: Home
CM says proactive steps such as diverting rainwater to wells are needed
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‘Mylapore will be free of Tasmac outlets’ 11.8.2017 Hindu: Home
MLA R. Nataraj says three outlets were closed in recent months
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Water crisis: Govt to set up task forces 10.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Depletion of Groundwater Resources 10.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 10: The National Water Policy (2012) formulated by Ministry of Water Resources, RD and GR, inter-alia, advocates conservation, promotion and protection of water and highlights the need for augmenting the availability of water through rain water harvesting, direct use of rainfall and other management measures. The National Water Policy (2012) has been forwarded to all State/UTs and concerned Central Government Ministries/ Departments for adoption.
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Water conservation 9.8.2017 Hindu: Opinion
In the Ganga Doab region, groundwater is heavily contaminated with heavy metal residue as a result of industrial waste. There are no checks on irrigation carried out using groundwater (“A gathering cr...
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RWAs to get incentives for cleanliness in colonies 7.8.2017 Hindu: News
The associations have been told to contribute their mite for development of city
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Model Law for Water Conservation 4.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 3: In order to ensure sustainable withdrawal and effective utilization of ground water and its management, an Inter Ministerial Committee has been constituted. Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR is the convener of the Committee which consists of Secretaries of Ministries of Rural Development, Drinking Water and Sanitation, Panchayati Raj, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and Environment and Forests and Climate Change.
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Water supply situation remains grim in city 3.8.2017 Hindu: News
Water level at Peppara dam is just 98 metres compared to 108 last year
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Metrowater plans rainwater harvesting audit 3.8.2017 Hindu: News
Earlier sample study found poor maintenance in 30% of structures; Existing mechanisms have potential to add 2.7 tmcft to groundwater every year
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Rainwater harvesting structures 31.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
In Kalaburagi, people have constructed rainwater harvesting structures under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) under the able leadership of Kalaburagi taluk panchayat. The work started in Bheemalli, Bhopal Tegnoor, Dongargaon, Harasoora, Kavalaga (B), Maragutti, Melakunda (B), Nagoora, Okali, Pattana, Sannoora, Taj Sultanpur and Hatagunda villages in March 2017. The trenches and percolation ponds have been dug in all these villages near the lakes, on the catchment area. Around 200 to 300 percolation ponds have been dug on each tank bund and as many as 49,000 humandays were used on this project. The size of each pond is 10x8x1 feet. All these structures are filled with water now. According to estimates, these structures have a capacity to store over 500 lakh litres of water. The villagers are confident that this work will improve the water availability in the region. "It will increase the water levels in the surrounding area," says Chandrakanta Jeevanagi, executive ...
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‘River rejuvenation policy a must for every state’ 31.7.2017 Hindu: States
Rain water harvesting should be made mandatory, says ‘waterman’ Dr. Rajendra Singh
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Tea garden moderating its micro climate with innovative method 31.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Tea garden moderating its micro climate with innovative method
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Huge cracks emerge in Chapora Fort hill slope 30.7.2017 TOI: Goa
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A new mission for Mr. Modi 29.7.2017 Hindu: Home
India’s drinking water crisis is nearing flashpoint
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