Water Scarcity

Water Scarcity

Water Scarcity: Tamil Nadu’s Automobile Manufacturers Focus On Water Conservation

Water Scarcity: Tamil Nadu’s Automobile Manufacturers Focus On Water Conservation
News Tamil Nadu
From installing rainwater harvesting system, to promoting dry-washing of cars and generating awareness about water crisis, automobile firms in Tamil Nadu are taking up water conservation measures and saving water ...
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More Than 2 Billion People Globally Lack Access To Safe Drinking Water, Finds A United Nations Report

More Than 2 Billion People Globally Lack Access To Safe Drinking Water, Finds A United Nations Report
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The report titled 'Progress on drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene, 2000-2017: Special focus on inequalities' reveals that every year, around 2.97 lakh children under the age of five die from diarrhea caused due to inadequate water, sanitation, and hygiene services ...
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Government Sets Target Of Providing Clean Drinking Water To All By 2024

Government Sets Target Of Providing Clean Drinking Water To All By 2024
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Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat stated that in states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha, the coverage of clean drinking water is less than five per cent ...
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Water Crisis Returns To Haunt Maharashtra’s Latur, As They Get Water Tanker Once In 15 Days

In 2016 Indian Railways had arranged two goods trains (rakes) consisting of 50 tanker-like wagons each for the purpose of loading and transporting water in the drought-affected areas of Latur district
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Latur’s deputy sarpanch claims that the administration provides 250 litres of water to each family in the village for a month, which is not sufficient for them ...
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National Commission For Women Writes To Delhi Government Over Water Scarcity In The South Delhi Area

It is reported that over 40,000 people residing in the three slums of South Delhi's Govindpuri region, share one common tube well to access water
Delhi News
The National Commission for Women asserts that the access to safe drinking water is an integral part of every human being’s right to live with dignity, especially women as they have specific hygiene needs during menstruation and pregnancy ...
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This 84-year-old Artist And Water Warrior Has Single-Handedly Saved 20 Million Litres Of Water In Last 12 Years

This 84-year-old Artist And Water Warrior Has Single-Handedly Saved 20 Million Litres Of Water In Last 12 Years
Maharashtra Waste Warriors Of India
Meet 84-year-old Aabid Surti who on every Sunday goes door to door to fix leakages and save water ...
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Women In Gujarat’s Villages Walk For Kilometres To Access Drinking Water As The State Observes Major Water Crisis

Korwad village of Gujarat’s Valsad district is one of the thousands of villages and cities in the country, where everyday citizens fight a battle for water
Gujarat News
Gujarat is facing a major water crisis as the state government declares drought in 51 talukas in 16 districts in December, 2018 ...
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Elections 2019: Amid The Voting Season, Agra Struggles With Water Woes

Elections 2019: Amid The Voting Season, Agra Struggles With Water Woes
News Uttar Pradesh
Struggling due to water shortage in many localities in Agra, the citizens say that ‘water scarcity’ must become an agenda in the ongoing general elections ...
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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
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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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In Pictures: On World Water Day, The WASH Photo Project Showcases India’s Major Water Crisis

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News WASH Programme 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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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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