S Lalitha,DH News Service,Oct 6,Bangalore:

Vacant private plots of land where owners have dug their own borewells have emerged as major supply points for water at Mahadevapura and Kaggadasapura.

Goa has been warned not to go the way Delhi and Haryana has by undertaking rampant mining.
Professor Subir Saha, ex-director of School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, said that the rampant mining has been the cause of drop in water table in the two Northern states.

Northern Subcontinent Pumping Out 54Tn Litres Every Year
Amit Bhattacharya | TNN

New Delhi: The amount of groundwater pumped out by Delhiites and others across northern India is highest in the world and is contributing as much as 5% to the total rise in sea levels.

National Water Policy (2002) states that

Chandigarh BY 2025, India will be in deep water crisis, said experts at a seminar on water scarcity organised by Universal Rationale Genre of Exponents (URGE) on Thursday.

NAGAPATTINAM: To ensure water availability for samba cultivation in the tail-end areas in the delta region, monitoring committees would be formed under tahsildars.

This was decided at an emergency meeting of a special committee, chaired by A. Annadurai, District Revenue Officer, at the collectorate on Monday to ascertain the status of water availability in the tail-end areas.

JAIPUR: Experts and activists working for rejuvenation of India

KOCHI: The groundwater Department is upbeat as the rain water harvesting programme introduced in the State four years ago has started yielding positive results with the groundwater level in several parts of the district showing signs of improvement. In Ernakulam district, the department had bored 62 observatory wells in the past two years to monitor the groundwater level.

Disappearing ground water could be the mother of all crises

Unsustainable water use in India is threatening agricultural production and raising the spectre of a major water crisis.

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