The Punjab Government may have put on hold the release of new tubewell connections, but the dramatic rate of fall in the ground water level is likely to continue unabated as the existing tubewells

However, despite several orders by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), no concrete steps have been taken by the authorities

A Greenpeace India, Gujarat Energy Research Management Institute (GERMI) and IWMI-Tata Water Policy Program analysis finds that if solar pumps were to replace traditional water pumps in farms across the country, India could surpass its solar target of 100 GW by 2022.

GURUGRAM: MCG has roped in a team from IIT-Roorkee to draw up a water conservation plan for the city, which has seen a 82% drop in its groundwater level in the past 10 years.

Levy will be up to four times the cess being collected by the water resources regulator

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contamination of Ground Water, 19/07/2018. Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) monitors ground water quality periodically to ascertain the magnitude and extent of different contaminants in ground water. The ground water quality data is shared with concerned State Governments for taking necessary remedial measures. States-wise details of affected districts with ground water contamination by different chemical constituents are given at Annexure.

Good summer showers and South West Monsoon rain have resulted in increase in water level in tanks and groundwater in Coimbatore.M.Periasamy M_Periasamy

AHMEDABAD: Uranium — the heavy metal one usually associates with nuclear reactors — is contaminating Gujarat’s groundwater, finds an elaborate scientific study that covered 16 states.

Inadequate summer rain this year and increased offtake take a toll

Inadequate summer rain this year and increased offtake take a toll

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