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Only 17% water in India’s reservoirs, northern and central region see sharpest drop
By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018
In the wake of reports of water crises from several parts of the nation as summer began, official government data says country’s 91 major reservoirs have just 17% of water out of their total...Read more..
Subject Tags: water availability , water scarcity
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal points to 'serious water management problems' in the city
By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2017
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has pointed to 'serious water management problems' in the city, seeking a report from Delhi Jal Board on supply and consumption in each Assembly constituency...Read more..
Subject Tags: water availability , Water Management
Delhi Jal Board introduces 'Water ATMs' in Capital
By : sustainabilityo..., May 5, 2017
To take on packaged bottled water, the Delhi Jal Board has initiated an aggressive campaign on social networking websites about the facility of 'Water ATMs' across the national capital where...Read more..
Subject Tags: water ATM , water availability
Stop excessive water extraction from Ganga floodplains: NGT
By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 21, 2017
Excessive extraction of water between Haridwar and Unnao in Ganga floodplains is a serious issue and should be immediately stopped, the National Green Tribunal said on Thursday. A bench headed...Read more..
Subject Tags: Ganga , water availability , water extraction , water scarcity