Water Crisis

Water Crisis

A Battle For Survival: To Quench Thirst, Residents Of This Assam Village Collect Water Dripping From Mountains

As per Census 2011, the availability of drinking water in households in Assam within the premises is 55%, near the household premises is 27 per cent, and away from the household premises is 19 per cent
Assam News
People living in Semkhor village of Assam have been struggling to access safe water for decades resulting in them having to walk for over a kilometre every time they need to fetch water from the mountains ...
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Usable Groundwater Rapidly Depleting In North, East India: IIT Study

Haryana, which gets an annual precipitation of 689 millimetres (mm), holds the highest levels of usable groundwater with 3,593 centimeters
News Water Supply
The IIT estimate shows rapid depletion of usable ground water storage in Assam, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and West Bengal ...
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World Water Day 2019: Ministers And Politicians Urge Netizens To Conserve The Precious Resource – Water

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News World Water Day Special
On World Water Day, ministers and politicians gather together to spread awareness about conserving our natural resource - water ...
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In Pictures: On World Water Day, The WASH Photo Project Showcases India’s Major Water Crisis

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News World Water Day Special
The exhibition displays the current reality of water - crises and the solutions through the lens of visual narratives captured by seven amateur documentary photographers under the guidance of a mentor panel ...
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This 19-Year-Old Eco-Crusader Has Convinced 1000 Restaurants To Save Water Through #GlasshalfFull Drive

World Water Day 2019: This 19-Year-Old Eco Crusader Wants You To Have Your Glass Half Full To Save Water
Karnataka World Water Day Special
Recipient of the prestigious title of ‘Global Changemaker’ in 2018, Garvita Gulhati, Founder of "Why Waste?", an organization that works on saving water, has been an environmentalist since the age of 13 ...
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World Water Day 2019: Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Spreads The Message Of ‘Save Water, Safe Life’ Through His Sand Art

World Water Day 2019: Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Spreads The Message Of ‘Save Water, Safe Life’ Through His Sand Art
News World Water Day Special
Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture with a message 'Every drop of water is important for the survival of living beings on our earth' ...
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World Water Day 2019: Five Stark Facts About Water Crisis In India

World Water Day 2019: Five Stark Facts About Water Crisis In India
News World Water Day Special
Most of us tend to take water for granted and do not give a second thought to wasting water in various day to day activities; on this World Water Day, we bring to you five stark facts about water crisis in India that will make you save water ...
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World Water Day 2019: New Report Reminds Of The Grim Realities Of Water Scarcity In India

By 2030, India’s water demand is projected to be twice the available supply, implying severe water scarcity for 40 per cent of the people
News World Water Day Special
The number of people living in water scarce areas is expected to go up to five billion by 2050, states the report titled "Beneath the Surface: The State of the World's Water 2019", released by WaterAid to mark World Water Day ...
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World Water Day 2019: 5 Things You Need To Know

World Water Day 2019: 5 Things You Need To Know
World Water Day Special
Here's a quick lowdown on things you need to know about World Water Day and why it is important to save and conserve water ...
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Impose Fine Of Rs. 5 Lakh On Schools, Colleges With Non-Functional Rain Water Harvesting Units: NGT

Impose Fine Of Rs. 5 Lakh On Schools, Colleges With Non-Functional Rain Water Harvesting Units: NGT
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As per the status report filed on November 20, 2018, there are 6,761 rain water harvesting systems in the Municipal Corporations of Delhi, Delhi Cantonment Board, Education Department, Kendriya Vidhayalas, IIT-Delhi and Delhi Higher Education Institutions ...
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Save Water: ‘Conservation Of Water Is The Need Of Hour’, Said Central Water Commission Chairman

Save Water: ‘Conservation Of Water Is The Need Of Hour’, Said Central Water Commission Chairman
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Masood Hussain, Chairman of the Central Water Commission (CWC), while inaugurating a seminar on ‘Water Conservation – Our Responsibility’ said that water conservation should be done on a mission mode and recycle and reuse of water must be publicised widely ...
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Water Conservation: National Green Tribunal To Form Panel To Explore Ways To Utilise Waste RO Water

Water Conservation: National Green Tribunal To Form Panel To Explore Ways To Utilise Waste RO Water
National Green Tribunal News
A committee of representatives from the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, CPCB, Bureau of Indian Standard, IIT-Delhi and National Environmental Engineering Research Institute will be formed by the National Green Tribunal to explore best possible secondary use of the rejected water by users of RO technology ...
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