Water Crisis

Water Crisis

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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Water Pollution: Waste Water Discharge Into Rivers Should Be Reduced To Zero, Says NITI Aayog

Water Pollution: Waste Water Discharge Into Rivers Should Be Reduced To Zero, Says NITI Aayog
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NITI Ayog, in its report on comprehensive national Strategy for New India, recommended that wastewater discharge from industrial units into rivers and other water bodies should be reduced to zero and stringent civil penalties should be put to strengthen enforcement of environment-related acts ...
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Groundwater Is A Finite Source, Will End One Day If We Fail To Reduce Its Exploitation: WaterAid India

21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater,’ underlines a report by NITI Aayog
Water Supply
From decentralised water governance to strong ground water regulation coupled with municipal water supply and irrigation efficiency reforms, there are several ways in which India can avoid groundwater depletion points out an expert from WaterAid ...
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Opinion: Why Are Himalayan And North Eastern States Staring Down The Barrel Of A Water Crisis?

Sikkim is the only Himalayan state that treats more than 80 per cent of its urban waste water
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From restoring water tables to mobilise community participation in water management, Nirma Bora is the Policy Research and Advocacy Officer at WaterAid believes talks about the how water scarcity in towns of Shimla and Mussoorie could have been averted or delayed ...
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Ganga Drying Up In Summer Could Be Due To Indiscriminate Use Of Groundwater: Researchers

Ganga, Yamuna Are ‘Living Human Entities’ HC
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The study done by three scientists estimates that groundwater contributes about 30 percent to Ganga’s volume of water in summer and warns that continuous depletion of groundwater could have catastrophic effects on the river ...
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IIT Kharagpur To Set Up Re-Water Research Centre To Rejuvenate India’s Water Resources

Two alumni from IIT Kharagpur aim to solve problems of sewage disposal and access to clean drinking water
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Alumni from IIT Kharagpur will set up an on-campus plant to convert 1.35 million litre of sewage from hostels to 1.2 million litre of potable water ...
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Mismanagement Of Water, River Pollution Are Villains Of India’s Water Crisis: Waterman Of India Rajendra Singh

Independence Day
From introducing a community-driven decentralised water management policy, cleaning the ‘critical’ Ganga to running a skill development programme in efficient use of water among the youth, eminent water activist Rajendra Singh underlines solutions to India’s reversable water crisis ...
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Independence Day Special: Five Things India Should Do To Avoid A Water Crisis

Independence Day
India’s demand for water will exceed its supply two-fold by 2030 according to a NITI Aayog report. From recycling water, restoring water bodies, rainwater harvesting to afforestation, here’s what India needs to do to bridge the gap between the demand and supply of water ...
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Bombay High Court Bats For Regular Inspection Of Water Polluting Industries

A 90% rebate will be given to parks that use their own decentralised sewer treatment plants for water recycling
Maharashtra News
As per a PIL filed, the government supplied water for industrial and commercial use, but common man and animals had to face problems due to acute water shortage after the 2016 drought ...
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India’s ‘Worst Water Crisis In History’ Leaves Millions Thirsty

Water Crisis: 600 million people in India face acute water shortage
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According to experts, on the rare occasions when water flows from taps, it is often dirty, leading to disease, infection, disability and even death. Nearly 6 per cent of India’s GDP is dependent on water ...
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Indian Tree Moringa Oleifera’s Seeds Can Bring Water To Millions: Study

Indian Tree Moringa Oleifera's Seeds Can Bring Water To Millions: Study
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Moringa Oleifera, a tree native to India, is primarily cultivated for food and natural oils, and the seeds are already in use for a type of rudimentary water purification ...
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