Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contamination of Ground Water, 20/07/2017. Ground water quality data generated by Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) during various scientific studies and ground water quality monitoring indicates that contamination of ground water in isolated pockets in parts of various States. Contamination is both geo-genic and anthropogenic in nature including due to use of pesticides and fertilizers.

NABARD has launched a water campaign to cover around one lakh villages in vulnerable and water-stressed areas where groundwater is over exploited, Bankers’ Institute of Rural Development joint dire

LUCKNOW: Forming 'paani-panchayat' and 'bhujal-sena' comprising villagers is state government's attempt to check alarming groundwater depletion.

Leading hydrogeology scientist explains how India’s dependence on groundwater could lead to a crisis if left unchecked

This study seeks to understand factors that guide the decision-making process to adopt and implement the available arsenic-mitigation technologies in rural areas in the middle-Ganga Plain in India. A total of 340 households comprising 2500 people were surveyed.

Breaking into male bastion, around 300 women have turned well-diggers in a nondescript village in Palakkad district of Kerala to find a solution to the acute water scarcity in the hamlet and earn

Shamvhura-The beneficiary communities of the Shamvhura-Shamangorwa water project in Ndiyona Constituency in Kavango East are seriously concerned about the groundwater being piped to their villages

Recently, the ecology of Chandigarh, including its residents as also the flora and fauna, survived an imminent attack. The nature and magnitude of the looming onslaught passed almost unnoticed.

According to the Andhra Pradesh Water Land and Trees Act, 2002 when groundwater level is below 20 metres, digging of borewells is banned.

Residents may have to pay more and wait longer for drinking water now as the g roundwater table in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur has fallen nearly 6 metres below ground level.

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