Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Madan Singh & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/10/2019 regarding raising of water level in Sardar Sarovar reservoir and rehabilitation of project affected families.
This review covers the performance of Hydro-Electric (HE) Stations having installed capacity of more than 25 MW. As on 31st March, 2019 there were 710 HE generating units installed in 204 Hydro-Electric Stations with an aggregate installed capacity of 45399.22 MW in operation.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/07/2019. Recharge of groundwater from Palla to Wazirabad in Delhi by creating water bodies and reservoirs in Yamuna flood plain area came up for consideration before the NGT on July 25, 2019. This would help in retaining excess flood water of the river during the monsoon season according to the application filed by the Irrigation and Flood Control Department of Delhi Government.
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water Level of Major Reservoirs, 04/07/2019. Central Water Commission (CWC) monitors the live storage status of 91 reservoirs of the country on weekly basis and issues weekly bulletin on every Thursday.
Small freshwater fish around Africa offer a large and underrecognized opportunity to boost food and nutrition security, according to a new FAO working paper investigating an array of species and related livelihoods that too often are undervalued.
Small reservoirs are a critical coping mechanism in water-stressed rural areas in Africa, providing immense livelihood benefits that include improved food and water security, entrepreneurial activities and climate resilience.