User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Water-Supply :: Quality
Last updated: Jul 09 2019 14:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What’s making the water in Shillong oily and undrinkable? 9.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Authorities say it is because of the high usage of chemicals needed to treat the turbid waters in the once pure rivers and springs of the region. But what is polluting the water in the first place?
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Kolkata’s ignored groundwater crisis could lead to much more than just water shortage 18.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Increasing contamination due to deepening of the water table, serious health hazards and even instability in built structures in the city -- indiscriminate extraction of groundwater could spell more doom for the city than it seems to be aware of.
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Water crisis: 43.4% of India is reeling under drought, pre-monsoon rain lowest in 65 years 6.6.2019 Scroll.in
No respite in sight as the southwest monsoon is projected to be delayed and below normal in both North India and South India.
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Public meeting held at Oinam 3.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Public meeting held at Oinam
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Water scarcity hits CCpur town 26.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Water scarcity hits CCpur town
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Slum dwellers seek proper shelters, secured jobs 25.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Slum dwellers seek proper shelters, secured jobs
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Can water ATMs ease the daily struggle of the poor in Bhubaneswar? 23.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Water ATMs now provide around 2.9 lakh litres of safe, affordable water every month to residents of 40 slums in Bhubaneswar. But in a city which has 400 plus slums and where the total demand for water is estimated to hit 143 million litres a day in 2019, can this really be a significant game-changer?
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Deforestation: Ukhrul reels under water scarcity 17.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Deforestation: Ukhrul reels under water scarcity
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Prime Minister visits Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, unveils several Development Projects 17.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited Hazaribagh in Jharkhand. He unveiled several Development Projects for Jharkhand. Governor of Jharkhand Ms DraupadiMurmu, Union Minister Shri Jayant Sinha and CM of Jharkhand Shri Raghuvar Das was also present among other dignitaries.
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River ecosystems: India’s most precious national asset is crying out for legal protection 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Only river stretches passing through national parks and sanctuaries enjoy robust protection.
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Safe drinking water to all by 2030 in State: PHE minister 6.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Safe drinking water to all by 2030 in State: PHE minister
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Schemes and Programmes to be executed from District level 9.1.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Chief Secretary Sudhi Ranjan Mohanty said that Government schemes and programmes will be executed from district level. District Collectors and Superintendents of Police will be accountable to ensure implementation in transparent manner within time limit and for law and order respectively. Mohanty was addressing the Divisional Commissioners, District Collectors and Superintendents of […]
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Five facts about water our cities need to remember in 2019 4.1.2019 Citizen Matters
If reports, surveys and news headlines from 2018 are anything to go by, the future of our cities is ominous in terms of water availability and access. A recap of five key facts that must guide our efforts towards conserving and enhancing our water resources.
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Bongaigaon Refinery provides drinking water to villagers 31.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Bongaigaon Refinery provides drinking water to villagers
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How is Cauvery water supply treated for contamination? 18.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Drawing 1450 million liters of water per day from 150 kms and distributing it to households —how does that work out? How do Bengalureans get safe water?
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Why much of India lacks access to safe drinking water, despite an ambitious government project 27.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
In August, the CAG found that the National Rural Drinking Water Programme had failed to meet its targets.
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In poll-bound Telangana, clean water is still a pipe dream in many villages despite grand projects 26.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Rs 437.91-billion Mission Bhagiratha aims to provide safe drinking water to all but is dogged by gaps in implementation, murmurs of corruption.
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What China’s vision of a ‘community of shared future’ means for the countries of the Mekong river 12.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Beijing has cemented its influence over the transboundary river through the Lancang-Mekong Cooperative, which drives dam and development projects.
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MLA inspects water supply schemes in Kumbi AC, assures water supply to every household by March 2019 3.11.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
MLA inspects water supply schemes in Kumbi AC, assures water supply to every household by March 2019
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Clean, cheap drinking water: How water ATMs in Delhi are bringing this precious resource to citizens 27.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Water ATMs installed and maintained by several private vendors in collaboration with the Delhi Jal Board and municipal corporations are providing purified potable water for as less as 30 paise a litre in certain areas, So, where are these and how do they function?
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