This working paper was based on the study on multiple uses of small reservoirs in the Volta River Basin of Burkina Faso. The study was conducted in communities using five small reservoirs in Yatenga Province.

National Register of Large Dam (NRLD) is a compilation of the dams in the country prepared as per information received from the State Government/Authority concerned. The lists of dams have been regrouped as per their location within the territory of a State.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunder Singh Vs State of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 09/12/2016 regarding illegal encroachments made in the water body ‘Johad’ bearing Khasra No. 148 admeasuring 6 Bighas and 13 Biswas of the Gram Sabha of Issarpur, Najafgarh, Delhi. National Green Tribunal directs the Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Najafgarh ondent No. 7, to remove encroachments, if any, and keep the existing pond ‘Johad’, measuring 4 Bighas; improve its cleanliness within a period of 3 months and eventually develop the water body into a reservoir.

The failure of the monsoons in the state for the second consecutive year has, besides driving farmers into despair, plunged the major urban centres - including the capital city Bengaluru - into a m

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Water level in major reservoirs, 21/11/2016. Central Water Commission (CWC) monitors live storage status of 91 reservoirs of the country on weekly basis and issues weekly bulletin on every Thursday. Out of these 91 reservoirs, 17 reservoirs are in Maharashtra State. Water level of reservoirs in the country including Maharashtra is at Annexure I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water Storage in Major Reservoirs, 17/11/2016. Central Water Commission (CWC) monitors live storage status of 91 reservoirs of the country on weekly basis and issues weekly bulletin on every Thursday.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Tamil Nadu Vs State of Karnataka & Others dated 04/10/2016 regarding Cauvery water dispute. Supreme Court directs the State of Karnataka to release 2000 cusecs of water from 7.10.2016 till 18.10.2016.

Economic development relies critically on infrastructure development. Yet, without careful planning, the services provided by hydropower facilities and dams are at risk.

The peacefulness of the lush green fields of paddy and maize lining the road to Vemulaghat village in Telangana, India belies the anger of villagers protesting against the southern state's plans to

The current water level in the dam is 84.75 ft, down from 105.57 ft in the corresponding period last year.

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