State water resources minister P J Joseph said that only 30% Keralites have access to pipe water and to rectify this issue, the water resources department will lay many pipelines so that 50% of peo

Seeking action against private resorts located in the vicinity of the proposed Vizhinjam port, which have violated coastal regulation rules, the government has sought the assistance of Kerala coast

KOCHI: Experts have approved Greater Cochin Development Authority's (GCDA) plan to install windmills at Marine Drive to generate power for street lights on the stretch.

KOCHI: Look, who's tilting at windmills?

A simple initiative to recharge the open wells using rainwater harvesting techniques seems to be yielding dividends in enhancing ground water levels in several parts of Thrissur district.

About 8,110 wells of households and institutions have been recharged under the project, with the support of the government, ever since it was launched in 2008. But another nearly 10,000 private wells have also been recharged by their owners using the same methodology, but without government aid.

KOTTAYAM: Around 50 cases of dengue fever were reported at the Medical College Hospital here on Tuesday.

Focus On Zone And Unit-Based Programmes For Sector

The state planning board is about to push for a basic change of approach in agriculture in Kerala’s annual plan for 2013-14. The draft plan report prepared by the board proposes to foster strategies and action plan based on the scientific division of the state into Agro Ecological Zones (AEZ) and Agro Ecological Units (AEU).

Vyttila, North Paravoor & Parakkadavu Blocks Most Affected

Kochi: A study conducted by the groundwater department has detected high presence of metals and chemicals in the wells in the district.
Lead, cadmium, sodium and nitrate were found in the observation wells of the department. The study stated that the depletion of water table might have resulted in increasing groundwater contamination in the district.

The government has initiated steps to conserve Kanichan thura, a prominent naturally-formed oxbow lake in the state, of Vynthala near Mala here.

Difference In Water Levels Affects Migration Of Fish To Inland Water Bodies