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Water scarcity renders solar pumps ineffective

Among them, 90 per cent were using solar pumps.

10 Aug 2019 2:33 AM

India must join global efforts to end water crisis

Water scarcity poses major challenges to the national as well as international security of an emerging economic power like India.

07 Jul 2019 7:01 AM

Groundwater: The lifeline of urban India

Securing urban groundwater in a rapidly urbanising India is key for water supplies.

07 Jul 2019 6:59 AM

Punjab CM to address depletion issue of groundwater

Punjab CM announced after the all-party meeting to soon evolve a broad consensus to address the problem of depletion of groundwater in the state.

05 Jul 2019 1:03 AM

Avadi lake project: This Chennai lake can show a new way for water crisis

The brain behind project is Avadi legislator K Pandiarajan, popularly called Ma Foi Pandiarajan, who's also the Tamil Nadu Culture Minister.

27 Jun 2019 4:02 PM


Severe uranium contamination in India's groundwater, says study

Compiled data on groundwater uranium from 16 Indian states show high concentrations above WHO provisional guideline.

09 Jun 2018 10:39 AM

57 per cent of Maharashtra wells show decline in groundwater

The water situation in Mumbai is not as grim with two of the three well showing water levels to have risen by 66.7 per cent.

22 Mar 2018 2:57 AM

Humble Jamun fruit can be used to remove excess fluoride from groundwater, IIT

Excess fluoride in groundwater is a major problem in several states as it causes health problems.

26 Oct 2017 7:53 AM

Diet change may help save water: Lancet

The experts looked specifically at India, where approximately half of the usable water is currently required for irrigation.

05 Apr 2017 12:42 AM

Modified diets can reduce groundwater use in India: study

The changes to diets include reducing the consumption of wheat and poultry and increasing the consumption of vegetables and legumes.

04 Apr 2017 8:21 PM


63 million in India do not have access to clean water: report

According to reports, more than one-sixth of the country's groundwater supply is currently overused.

21 Mar 2017 1:32 PM

Dry days: Shade Balls and saving water

How A few lakhs of these tiny little balls can save a water body from bacteria and evaporation.

14 Dec 2016 3:28 AM