The greening in China is from forests (42%) and croplands (32%), but in India it is mostly from croplands (82%)

Heritage city to get clean and safe drinking water under Rs 699-crore project, all major roads to be revamped

Residents of Saptari district have been hit by a shortage of water lately. Groundwater level has dropped after pumping increased in the district over the past few years.

Settlements in various hill districts in Province 1 have been reeling under water shortage in the recent years as natural springs and groundwater are drying up rapidly.

Sixteen coal ash pits in Texas are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, according to a report released on Thursday by the Environmental Integrity Pro

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Muzaffar Hussain, Ecosorz Foundation Vs State of Rajasthan dated 16/01/2019 regarding illegal extraction of ground water in Rawatbhata, District Chittorgarh, Rajasthan by water mafia for commercial purpose.

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.

Thiruvananthapuram: A comparison of the groundwater level for November 2017 and November 2018 shows decline in 65% of total monitoring wells and rise in 35% of the total monitoring stations.

Chandigarh: The Haryana government has announced that demand notices will be issued by March 31, 2019, for around 44,000 tubewell connections pending since January 1, 2014, and the connections woul

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.

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