India has decided to launch a 'strategic partnership on water' with the Netherlands, a world leader in water management, by elevating the existing Joint Working Group on water to the ministerial level.Readmore..
Launched in 2014 under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Namami Gange programme has an integrated river rejuvenation approach, with multiple activities spanning 11 states of the Ganga river basin and creating a model programme for riverReadmore..
Water, although a finite resource, is grossly undervalued. This attitude towards water has resulted in water wastage, misallocation of water, & a lack of investments in developing water infrastructure and technologies that facilitate efficient water usageReadmore..
Innocent citizens drink Ganga water out of reverence without knowing the harmful contents and the least expected from the authorities is to notify the extent of harmful contents at appropriate locations including at Ganga Sagar in West Bengal, the NGT saiReadmore..
Researchers from IIT Bombay report increasing dependence on groundwater after frequent droughts as the cause for the alarming decrease in groundwater levels in South India.Readmore..
A six-member team from the National Jal Jeevan Mission (NJJM) visited Andhra Pradesh from December 2-5 to provide technical assistance to the state, the Jal Shakti Ministry said on Saturday.Readmore..
In the past, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) observed froth formation and increase in ammonia levels in river Yamuna because of discharge of untreated sewage, non-operation of existing Sewage Treatment PlantsReadmore..
Delhi Water Minister Satyendar Jain said on Friday that the Arvind Kejriwal government will ensure that 100 per cent wastewater is recycled and reused in the city.Readmore..
The National Green Tribunal Stresses on the Formulation of Action Plan for Protecting Water Bodies in UP
The National Green Tribunal Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh chief secretary to hold a meeting with all District Magistrates to prepare a uniform action plan for identification and protection of water bodies.Readmore..
Adhering to environmental guidelines of the pollution board to check river water contamination, around 500 Durga idols were immersed in the Hooghly in the city on Tuesday, a senior official of Kolkata Municipal Corporation said.Readmore..