The government said on Wednesday that the national state of disaster it declared in March over a drought that has ravaged parts of the country, had lapsed after significant rainfall.

Dodoma — The government has secured a Sh57 billion loan from the World Bank that will be spent on ending water woes in Dar es Salaam, the Parliament heard on Wednesday.

El Mazmum — A woman died from electrocution and two others were injured at a water station in Sudan's Sennar state on Sunday as thirsty residents scrambled for drinking water.

A US-based company has launched a new solar "water from air" device in Cape Town to alleviate some of the pressure placed on municipal and groundwater supply.

When last year's prolonged drought saw the water supply to Damaris Kiarie's Nairobi home rationed, she decided her best bet was to buy water from a local vendor.

Shimla's story from natural streams to water shortages is also the tale of indiscriminate constructions that turned the summer retreat of the then British rulers into a concrete jungle in the past

JAIPUR: Women of Vidhyadhar Nagar staged protest in their area as for the past 20 days water has not been supplied to their houses leaving them with no option than to order private tankers.

Agra: A severe shortage of water and the sweltering heat over the past several days has taken a toll on the people of Etmadpur block, who finally lost their patience and staged a massive protest on

DEHRADUN: Forest fires have gutted 4,268 hectares of forest cover in Uttarakhand in 1,998 fire incidents in the state since February.

Mussoorie/Nainital: As Shimla grapples with extreme water woes leading to a situation where residents are telling tourists to stay away, locals in Mussoorie and Nainital say their towns, too, could

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