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Seven treatment plants planned 11.6.2018 Hindu: Home
With industries continuing to discharge untreated effluents into water bodies in the district, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has proposed to esta
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Ground Zero: Cauvery, a river in distress 12.5.2018 Hindu: National
The Cauvery has become a never-ending water-sharing dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The Hindu follows the course of the river from its source to the sea and finds a riverine ecosystem in terminal decline
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Ground Zero: Cauvery, the river in distress 12.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The Cauvery has become a never-ending water-sharing dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Vidya Venkat follows the course of the river from its source to the sea and finds a riverine ecosystem in terminal decline
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World Water Day 2018: UNESCO report confirms trouble for India; major water crisis predicted by 2050 22.3.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
UNESCO's report ahead of World Water Day should serve as a wake-up call for every Indian. It highlights how India is staring at a deepening water crisis.
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Forget nuclear wars, water wars are beginning at community levels and we... 11.3.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Forget nuclear wars, water wars are beginning at community levels and we...
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'Vital to look at Cauvery beyond water disputes' 21.2.2018 Rediff: News
'Sharing of water from a river which flows through several states is a crucial challenge which comes in the way of maintaining the spirit of good neighbourly relations.'
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Dear BBC, Bengaluru isn’t running out of water soon. Here’s why! 14.2.2018 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru has been projected as a city that will run out of water. Will this really happen? What water-safety measures does the city have in place? Water expert Vishwanath decodes the issue. ...
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Wastelands of the Noyyal 30.1.2018 FrontLine: The Nation
Despite court orders, dyeing units of Tiruppur have poisoned the Noyyal river and thus laid waste vast areas of agricultural land in three districts of Tamil Nadu over a period of three decades. By T.S. SUBRAMANIAN
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Interview: Odisha and Chhattisgarh Treating Mahanadi Like a Commodity, Not a Natural Resource 9.1.2018 The Wire

An interview with water activist Ranjan Panda about the inter-state water dispute and how coal-fired power plants are the real trigger of the conflict.

The post Interview: Odisha and Chhattisgarh Treating Mahanadi Like a Commodity, Not a Natural Resource appeared first on The Wire.

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Making the city water secure 5.1.2018 Hindu: Home
RWH, recycling, reducing pollution of lakes, and upgrading supply infrastructure are crucial. By S. Vishwanath
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Can Interlinking Rivers and Greening their Banks Save our Cities? 18.12.2017 Citizen Matters
Planting trees along riversides may not be good sometimes, as it might interfere with the ecology of the area. This, and many other issues related to river rejuvenation were discussed. »
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Farmers want Cauvery Management Board set up 5.11.2017 Hindu: News
Kamal Haasan urges them to realise their power and find a leader among themselves
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KMDK demands steps to curb pollution of rivers 16.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Party leader Eswaran accuses State govt. of being a mute spectator
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POKE ME: Rallying to protect our rivers is great. But let’s get the science right 7.9.2017 ET: Opinion
Drying trends have been reported in Krishna and Kaveri and the pollution problem in the Ganga is well recognised. The future of our rivers appears bleak.
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Burden of apathy: Karnataka dumps 2,500mld of sewage into its rivers 5.9.2017 TOI: Cities
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Karnataka dumps 2,500 million litres of sewage into rivers every day 4.9.2017 TOI: India
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Minister paints a grim picture of State’s water security 17.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
State considering setting up desalination plants along coastline
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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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No water worries in city, promises minister 7.2.2017 deccanherald.com
The government, on Tuesday, said the available water in the Cauvery river would be sufficient for Bengaluru city till May. In a written reply to questions by K Gopalaiah (JD-S) in the Assembly, Bengaluru Development Minister KJ George said he was making the statement based on the information given by the Cauvery Neeravari Nigam. He said the city's requirement per day is 1,400 million litres per day (MLD), while at present 1,380 MLD is being supplied from KRS and other sources. To a question by Gopalaiah on the measures taken to meet the drinking water requirement in summer, George said the government had written to the BBMP, forest department, rural drinking water and sanitation department to divert their water tankers to the BWSSB for four months to supply water.BWSSB has 7,932 borewells and of these, 6,994 are functional. In addition, there are 1,925 mini-tankers. All these would help meet the demand for water, he added. Replying to questions by HCBalakrishna (JD-S) regarding the Thippagondanahalli ...
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We will lay 4,000 km of pipelines in 30 month: B C Tripathi 5.1.2017 All Companies Stories
Interview with chairman and managing director, GAIL
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