September 11, 2014
To address the water crisis, recycling plants can work as PPPs and industry should switch to using such water
Chennai, Aug 13
Packaged drinking water units in Tamil Nadu are indiscriminately exploiting ground water in the absence of a strong legal framework to regulate use of the resource, according to a report by the Com...
Hyderabad, July 11
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has termed the amendments to AP Re-organisation to clear Polavaram project as undemocratic.
The Telangana JAC and some other g...
New Delhi, June 30
Inland waterways authority of India (IWAI), government of Odisha, Paradip port and Dhamra port are set to an agreement today to develop a portion of national waterway 5, connecting Kalinganagar in...
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6
The Kerala Assembly will discuss on June 9 the Mullaperiyar dam issue in the wake of the Supreme Court rejecting the State’s contention that the 119-year-old dam was unsafe.
The issue wou...
May 26, 2014
In the reverse osmosis process, nearly 80 per cent of water is wasted
Mumbai, May 15
Water birds play an important role in coastal ecosystem
Kochi, May 8
Amid heavy rain, the entire Idukki district, which is home to the Mullaperiyar dam, observed a hartal on Thursday to express concern over the Supreme Court verdict allowing Tamil Nadu to raise...
New Delhi, Sep 14
Union Minister Uma Bharti today reiterated her commitment to clean India’s longest river Ganga and promised to do so in three years while also asserting that she would not entertain any questions...
Chennai, August 15
Recreating water bodies, improved farming techniques yield better income
Salem (TN), Aug 10
The sluice gates of the Mettur Reservoir was today thrown open for delta irrigation even as a flood alert was sounded with the water level touching 110 feet against the dam’s maximum of 120 feet.<...
Chennai, July 9
Assailing DMK chief M Karunanidhi for his remarks over the Mullaperiyar issue, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today said storage in the dam will soon be increased to 142 feet in line with...
An international water summit closed in Singapore with agreements on 14.5 billion Singapore dollars (11.6 billion US dollars) of projects, tenders, and other investments, organizers said Monday.»
May 26, 2014
Industrial consumption of water is soaring in India. Without smart solutions, it does not bode well for the future, says Meera Siva
Theni (TN), May 20
The Tamil Nadu Government today began work on increasing the Mullaiperiyar dam level to 142 feet as per the orders of the Supreme Court, with a 12-member team taking up shutter renovation work.»
Dehradun, May 14
A new water policy will soon be implemented in Uttarakhand with emphasis on preservation of its water resources and their controlled use. Chief Minister Harish Rawat has directed the irr...
Kochi, May 7
Cutting across political affiliations, Kerala on Wednesday expressed shock and disbelief at the Supreme Court’s permission to Tamil Nadu to raise the water level of Mullapperiyar dam. Th...