New Delhi, Dec 28
Asking National Water Resources Council to deliberate on modalities for resolving inter-state water-related issues, Haryana today advocated setting up of a national fund to promote measure...
Chennai, Dec. 21
Storage in 16 major reservoirs lower than 40% of capacity; rabi paddy may be hit
Guwahati, Dec 11
The Centre was considering the restructuring of the Brahmaputra Board as Basin Level Organisation/Authority.
Union Minister for Water Resources Harish Rawat, in a letter to Chief Minister...
Mumbai, Dec. 4
Over 55,000 MW thermal power plants, planned in the drought prone Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, could drastically reduce the future water availability of Wardha and Wainganga Rivers, a Greenpeac...
Kolkata, Dec 1
The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) and European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC) have entered into a partnership for restoring the river Ganga. EBTC, an initiative co...
Mumbai, Nov 30
The Maharashtra Government is planning to invest Rs 2,750 crore in the next five years to secure water for sustainable agriculture in the State.
Speaking at the two-day symposium on “Wate...
Chandigarh, Nov 28
The availability of water in Gurgaon will be enhanced by almost four times with completion of the NCR channel, which has a capacity of 800 cusecs.
This would help in supplying adequate qu...
New Delhi, Nov 26
The Supreme Court today asked the chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to arrive at an amicable solution to the “sensitive” Cauvery water dispute.
“Why the two Chief Ministers can’...
Noida, Nov 23
Ending dependency on ground water, the Noida authority will start supplying water from Ganga river to the residents by the mid of next year.
Announcing this today, the authority’s Chief E...
Hyderabad, Nov. 22
Bids of infrastructure development companies—KCPL, SMC, Indian Hume Pipe, MEIL, Vishwa, KCCL and BRCCPL, were among several others of the 25 participants chosen for development of the Rs 1670-cror...
Rameswaram (TN), Dec 22
The famous Pamban Road Bridge, constructed across the sea connecting the Rameswaram Island with main land, is to be renovated at a cost of Rs 15.5 crore.
The renovation of the 2.5 km long...
Madurai, Dec. 16
Tuticorin-based Sterlite Copper has won water efficient unit award during the 9th National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2012 organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – S...
Mandya (Karnataka), Dec 8
Vehicular traffic on the Bangalore-Mysore road was paralysed and normal life affected due to a bandh call given today by an outfit of farmers, spearheading protests in this Cauvery heartland distr...
Madurai, Dec. 3
With water released from the Mettur dam only to meet the drinking water needs, the survival of the samba crop in Delta districts in about 10 lakh areas, appears bleak.
The farmers associa...
Mumbai, Nov 30
Jayakwadi dam to get water from Bhandardara
Bangalore, Nov 29
Talks between the Chief Ministers of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over sharing of Cauvery waters have ended without an agreement. The Chief Ministers, Jagadish Shettar and J. Jayalalithaa, held talks...
Chennai, Nov 27
The chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are to meet on November 29 (Thursday) in Bangalore to find a solution to the Cauvery water sharing dispute.
A statement from the Tamil Nadu...
New Delhi, Nov 25
Water treatment solutions provider Earth Water Group is in advanced stages to form a joint venture with Norwegian firm Aqualing to set up desalination plants in Indian coastal areas entailing inve...
New Delhi, Nov 23
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notices to the Centre and Odisha on a plea alleging that iron ore refining company Brahmani River Pellets Ltd (BRPL), promoted by UK-based Stemcor Grou...
November 15, 2012
“My head is in water and my feet are in sewage and effluent” is one strange way in which Harshad Bastikar describes his business. Bastikar is one of the co-founde...