In view of impending potable water crisis in majority of States, the Centre seems to have found a ray of hope in the Gujarat Government’s month-old policy for ‘reusing treated waste water’.

Each drop must bring more crop and more of everything

The crisis is mainly being brought about by three specific factors: climate change, pollution and poor farming practices

East India is the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change owing to its geographical and ecological diversity even though this region is least contributor in global warming.

Global warming is expected to make vegetables significantly scarcer around the world, unless new growing practices and resilient crop varieties are adopted, warned researchers.

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.

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