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Water storage: Karnataka to adopt Telangana, Maharashtra models 23.3.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
The Karnataka government is contemplating adopting novel methods of building barrages below PWD bridges and along the river valleys for storage of water. The Karnataka government is contemplating adopting novel methods of building barrages below PWD bridges and along the river valleys for storage of water.
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Private suppliers hike rate for water 23.3.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Demand for private tanker supply in Tiruchi has doubled forcing them to increase the rate
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Experts: No need to treat city’s underground water 23.3.2017 TOI: Patna
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‘Revive old system to tap groundwater’ 23.3.2017 TOI: Patna
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Rs 250 crore going down the ‘Sem’? 23.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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₹976 crore to overcome water crisis 23.3.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Schemes include digging of borewells, installation of pumps, water supply through lorries’
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Wastewater as resource 23.3.2017 Hindu: Home
The article, “What goes around must come around” (March 22), has objectively highlighted the importance of wastewater management. According to a recent report tabled in the Lok Sabha, due to the groun...
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Over-exploitation pushed down water table in 143 taluks: govt 22.3.2017 deccanherald.com
On World Water Day on Wednesday, the government presented a grim picture of the water situation. Groundwater levels in 143 of the total 176 taluks in the state have depleted during the last 10 years due to over-exploitation. Static groundwater levels were measured from 1,774 borewells maintained by the Groundwater Directorate across the state. No water is drawn from these borewells and they are maintained only for study purpose. A comparison of water levels between 2007 and 2016 revealed depletion in groundwater levels in 143 taluks. The groundwater depletion in Kolar taluk, Kolar district, is the worst with a fall by 54.81 metres during the last 10 years. These and more details were given by Minor Irrigation Minister T BJayachandra to the Legislative Council.He was replying to a question by Basavaraj Horatti (JD-S). Deforestation, consecutive droughts and increase in density of borewells have been identified as the causes for the depletion. Drilling of borewells has been restricted in taluks where there ...
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Aligarh DM gets NGT notice over slaughterhouse discharging filth in drain 22.3.2017 TOI: Cities
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On World Water Day, Railways unveils water conservation policy 22.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The Railways unveiled its water conservation policy, a first in the transportation sector, to reduce wastage of the precious natural resource on the World Water Day today.
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Petroleum Minister, Commerce Minister and MoS for Road Transport and Highways met delegation from Neduvasal Village 22.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, along with Minister of State (I/C) for Commerce and Industry
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Recycling is new mantra to beat shortage of water 22.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
Water scarcity looms large over the city after a failed monsoon and many apartment complexes, particu lalry in the suburbs, are opting to recycle waste water from kitchens and bathrooms.
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63 million Indians don't have access to clean water 22.3.2017 Rediff: News
The report by WaterAid states that 663 million people globally are without clean water and the vast majority of them -- 522 million -- live in rural areas.
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“Suspend sand mining in the Cauvery” 22.3.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Nallakannu expresses concern over drinking water crisis
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Rainwater harvesting a lifeline for 900 families 22.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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River as being 22.3.2017 Hindu: Home
 I wish all High Courts take a suo motu decision with regard to the health and state of rivers (“Ganga, Yamuna termed ‘living persons’,” March 21). Our failure to protect our rivers, the source of lif...
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Sekhar Reddy, aides examined by ED 22.3.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Accused has not divulged source of notes’
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Geo-membrane tank helps farmer to fight water scarcity 22.3.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
With several taluks in the State reeling under drought and groundwater table fast depleting, many farmers are making futile attempts to sink borewells to get water by investing a huge sum. However, a ...
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Thirukandalam check dam likely to be restored soon 22.3.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Structure across Kosasthalaiyar was damaged in 2015
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Crackdown on illegal abattoirsacross state 21.3.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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