October 7, 2013
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Hyderabad, Aug. 26
An alternative design for the Polavaram project submitted by noted engineer and UN Consultant, T. Hanumantha Rao is not feasible both technically and economically.
New Delhi, Aug. 18
NHPC awaiting Government nod for 10 projects of around 8,801 MW
Salem, Aug 3
With heavy inflows due to release of surplus waters from dams in Karnataka, the water level in the Mettur dam today stood at 115 feet, just five feet short of its full level of 120 feet.The...
New Delhi, Jul 28
Amid a raging debate over greater transparency, the government is ready to part with classified hydrological data at a cost, provided the user is able to convince a panel about the requirement.»
Cairo, May 28
Ethiopia today started to divert the course of the Blue Nile river for the construction of a giant dam which has become a source of crisis in Egypt. Egyptian water and irrigation experts ha...
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7
The Opposition LDF in Kerala has registered its strong protest against the move of the Congress-led UDF Government to privatise the drinking water sector with the formation of a company. In...
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 27
The Kerala government will probe into the report by state police intelligence wing that an official of Tamil Nadu government had been “leaking” vital information from the Secretariat on inter-stat...
New Delhi, Oct. 28
“Our irrigation system has to encourage judicious use of water.”
Hyderabad, Sept. 19
Hydel generation gets boost; Somasila too gets inflows
New Delhi, Aug. 20
All States and Union Territories have been asked to consider setting up State Water Missions to promote integrated water management as well as conservation. A nodal agency at the S...
New Delhi, Aug. 10
Even as thousands of water bodies have dried up across the country, the scheme to revive, restore and rehabilitate these during the 12th Plan period (2012-17) is still under formul...
Salem, July 29
The water level in the Mettur Dam today crossed the 100 feet mark and stood at 100.85 feet against its full level of 120 feet.The inflow into the dam was 88,988 cusecs while the discharge 6...
Bangalore, June 16
Karnataka today asserted it has never violated any Supreme Court order on the Cauvery water sharing issue and rejected the Tamil Nadu’s contention that it had committed contempt of court.“K...
New Delhi, May 13
The government’s move to set up National Bureau of Water Use Efficiency will help in efficient use of water in various sectors and bring stakeholders for a co-ordinated effort, according to bevera...
Thiruvanathapuram, April 28
Ministerial-level talks between Kerala and Tamil Nadu on sharing water under the Parambikulam-Aliyar river pact ended here today on a positive note with TN agreeing to release 100 cusecs per day t...
New Delhi, April 14
With a water crisis during the peak summer months looming large, the Delhi Government has asked 35 five-star hotels to take immediate steps to cut down their consumption and directed them to set u...