Water Scarcity

Water Scarcity

IIT-Delhi’s Research Wing Partners With UK Based University To Tackle Water Security Issues

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The project between IIT Delhi and UK Research and Innovation is aimed at bringing together leading global experts from the academia, industry and government to understand and address the challenges to water security ...
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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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Minister Nitin Gadkari Highlights The Importance Of Water Conservation At The Launch Of Magazine ‘Jal Charcha’

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari stressed on the importance of water recycling and explained how his constituency in Maharashtra will be utilising treated water ...
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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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Save Trees, Save Water: Use Both Sides Of Paper In Court Documents, Urges A Plea In Supreme Court

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According to a plea filed by a think tank in Supreme Court, if both sides of the paper were used while filing fresh cases, it would save about 2,953 trees in one year alone, apart from 24.6 crore litres of water ...
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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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Delhi Jal Board Bars Groundwater Usage For Horticulture Needs In Delhi, Suggests Water Usage Via Waste Water Treatment System

A 90% rebate will be given to parks that use their own decentralised sewer treatment plants for water recycling
Delhi News
The Delhi Jal Board said that all major parks and green belts will make arrangements for waste water treatment plants near a feeding point from where they would recycle the waste water ...
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Mismanagement Of Water, River Pollution Are Villains Of India’s Water Crisis: Waterman Of India Rajendra Singh

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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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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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‘We All Should Be More Responsible With The Way We Utilise Water,’ Urges Actor Bhumi Pednekar

‘We All Should Be More Responsible With The Way We Utilise Water,’ Urges Actor Bhumi Pednekar
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Actor Bhumi Pednekar highlights the water scarcity crisis facing India, urges people to use the natural resource carefully ...
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