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East Delhi Water Supply News Today: Very important update for residents from Delhi Jal Board (DJB)
Sun, Mar 14, 2021
East Delhi Water Supply News Today: Residents living in the national capital's eastern part have been facing the water shortage for the past 48 hours due to an interconnection work of a pipe carried out by the DJB.
Chennai water crisis: Train bringing water from Vellore likely to reach today
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
The first train carrying water from Jolarpet in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore district is expected to reach Chennai today. It will ease Tamil Nadu’s severe water crisis problem. Tamil Nadu government had announced to bring in water from Vellore by rail wagons as Chennai is facing an acute water crisis.
Special Train carrying water from Jolarpet railway station reaches Chennai today
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
Chennai needs about 800 million litres of water (MLD) daily and authorities are able to supply only 525 MLD in the current situation as the city faces an acute water shortage after failure of monsoons for the last two years.
Locals of Indore village come up with unique idea to combat water crisis
Fri, Jul 05, 2019
The residents of Indore's Kanadiya Village have come up with a unique idea to combat the water crisis. They have revived a river and built a small dam with the help of an engineer. Water scarcity had been a problem from the past 10 years but locals contributed money to fight with the crisis. While speaking to ANI, one of the locals said, "All villagers contributed money. The people came up with the idea first and then took the help of an engineer. Water crisis had been a problem from the past 10 years. Water used to get exhausted every year by March-April, we either used to fetch water from the jungle or spend money on water tankers. After the dam was built here, all water resources are recharged, no more water crisis."
Desh Ki Baat: New reforms will really do any help in water crisis?
Fri, Jun 28, 2019
Government of India is likely to introduce water cess on petrol-diesel products in the budget for fiscal year 2019-20 (FY20). In this segment of Desh Ki Baat, our topic is 'New reforms will really do any help in water crisis?'
Aapki Khabar Aapka Fayeda: India confronts unprecedented water crisis
Wed, Jun 19, 2019
A water crisis of epic proportions looms as taps run dry across urban and rural India. In some parts of the country, private companies are asking their employees to work from home since they have run out of water.
Locals rely on tankers, hand pumps for water needs in Chennai
Thu, May 30, 2019
Locals in Chennai have to rely on tankers and hand pumps for water needs. The piped water supply has been reduced amid water crisis. Several reservoirs including Puzhal Lake that supplies water to the city have almost dried up, causing water scarcity in the state capital.
India faces worst long term water crisis in its history - government think tank
Sat, Jun 16, 2018
By 2030, water demand is projected to be double the supply, implying severe scarcity for hundreds of millions of people. The shortage will eventually shave around 6 percent off gross domestic product, the report said.
India suffering from worst water crisis in history: NITI Aayog
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Currently, 600 million Indians face high to extreme water stress and about two lakh people die every year due to inadequate access to safe water, said the NITI Aayog report on Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) released on Thursday which aims to enable effective water management in Indian states in the face of this growing crisis.
India may soon get water ATMs to salvage water shortage situation
Mon, Jun 05, 2017
Setting a target to reach out parched regions with one billion litres of water annually before next environment day (June 5, 2018), startups working on ensuring water-supply to the deprived said they see water ATMs as the next solution.