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Last updated: Jul 17 2019 20:11 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Beer vs water: Bengaluru’s microbreweries in a time of water shortage 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
It takes seven litres of water to brew just a litre of beer! But as the city struggles with a water crisis, Bengaluru's craft microbreweries are finding ways to cut down their water use
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Mumbai could save water through its mandatory rainwater harvesting rule – but no one seems to care 17.7.2019 Scroll.in
It is compulsory for new buildings in Mumbai to collect and store rainwater, but the municipal corporation has done little to enforce this rule in 12 years.
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National Planning Workshop on ODF Plus and Water Conservation held in Delhi 13.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  With over 5.6 lakh villages, 622 districts, and 30 States/UTs declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) in rural India underthe Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen),Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shaktiorganized a two-day National Planning Workshop on ODF Plus and Water Conservation from July 12-13,2019 in New Delhi.
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The big news: General Bipin Rawat warns Pakistan against misadventures, and nine other top stories 13.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: New Cabinet ministers in Goa will be sworn in at 3 pm, and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said no one should be forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’.
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Meghalaya becomes first state to have a water policy, to focus on rainwater harvesting 13.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The new policy, which was approved by the state Cabinet, outlines quality check procedures and measures to control the use of groundwater.
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AR conducts conservation / rain water harvesting drive 11.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
AR conducts conservation / rain water harvesting drive
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Centre asks civic bodies to set up cell for rainwater harvesting 8.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Centre asks civic bodies to set up cell for rainwater harvesting
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NCC cadets spread pollution awareness with cycle rally 8.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
NCC cadets spread pollution awareness with cycle rally
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Chakha selected for water harvesting project 7.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Chakha selected for water harvesting project
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Budget pro-people: CM 6.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Budget pro-people: CM
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Centre to assess water harvesting activities 6.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Centre to assess water harvesting activities
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A must-have checklist for apartment buyers as cities run dry 5.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Multi-storied apartments dot the skyline in all our cities, defining the aspiration of many urban citizens. But don't forget the terrible water crisis we face today; if you are planning to invest in a flat, make sure the apartment has smart water management in place.
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Centre launches water conservation campaign ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ to focus on 256 districts 2.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The campaign will run from July 1 to September 15 and the second phase will run between October 1 and November 30.
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Jal Shakti Abhiyan launched in Garo Hills 2.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Jal Shakti Abhiyan launched in Garo Hills
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Jal Shakti Abhiyan for Water Conservation Launched 1.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Jal Shakti Minister, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, today announced the commencement of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan - a campaign for water conservation and water security. The campaign will run through citizen participation during the monsoon season, from 1st July, 2019 to 15th September, 2019.
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Chennai Buzz: Rains bring relief from heat | One more desalination plant |Aavin’s green initiative…and more 1.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Rains make news in parched, sizzling Chennai... but has it been enough? Are there other plans to mitigate the water crisis in the city? That and more headlines from the city over the week gone by.
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Delhi’s water crisis could be reversed – but every resident will have to pitch in to stop wastage 1.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
From complying with rain-water harvesting rules to shunning RO filters, every individual can make a difference.
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Acharya calls for rain water harvesting 1.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Acharya calls for rain water harvesting
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Governor distributes water tanks to encourage rain water harvesting 1.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Governor distributes water tanks to encourage rain water harvesting
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Western Army Commander Visits Jalandhar Military Station 28.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Lieutenant General Surinder Singh, Army Commander, Western Command inaugurated the Married Accommodation Project (MAP) Phase – II at Suranussi today and dedicated 180 houses to Other Ranks of Vajra Corps.
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