Public Works Minister Signs MoU with The Last Well; 30,000 water purification bucket system arrives for distribution to 5 counties

Order of the M/S Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Ltd. Vs S. Joel & Others dated 11/01/2019 regarding NGT order banning supply of water to industries from Srivaikuntam anaicut, Thoothukudi District, Tamil Nadu. Attention of the Court is drawn to the problem faced by the Tuticorin Thermal Power Plant. Counsel of the Tuticorin Thermal Power Plant submits that subject to drinking water needs being met fully, permission should be granted for supply of any surplus water. The Court has also been assured of the fact that there shall be no drawal of ground water.

BENGALURU: HD Kumaraswamy-led coalition government has mooted to scrap the social impact study prior to making land acquisition for key public and infrastructure projects in Karnataka.

Green Party President Peter Sinkamba has attributed the provision of poor quality of water by water utilities countrywide to poor regulatory and institutional framework arising from Government’s fa

NEW DELHI: Revival of the Yamuna got a shot in the arm with Union minister for water resources Nitin Gadkari and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal jointly laying the foundation stone of nine projects

The recharge of groundwater in 2018 was not highly appreciable as in more than 3,000 villages in the state, groundwater levels had dropped over 3 metres, or to the maximum depth.

Chennai: Time was when Ambattur was dotted with water bodies that supplied most of the locality’s drinking water.

From clothes swapping to plogging, and building more EV charging points, Bengaluru, and Karnataka, are taking baby steps to a greener future. Here are a few eco-highlights:
Plogging

The Central Ground Water Authority of the Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on December 12, 2018 notified revised guidelines for ground water extraction. The revised guidelines, which will be effective from June 1, 2019, aim to ensure a more robust ground water regulatory mechanism in the country.

In this arid part of northern Kenya, water can be hard to find, particularly in the dry season.

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