Water resources of India are examined in the context of the growing population and the national ambition to become and be seen as a developed nation.

Water resources of India are examined in the context of the growing population and the national ambition to become and be seen as a developed nation.

This working paper was prepared under a development and conservation project – Societal Development and Ecosystems Conservation in Sahelian Wetlands (SAWEL) – focusing on improving food security and nutrition in the Sahel region by helping to safeguard wetlands through ecologically sustainable agricultural water management.

This study is an attempt to address challenges related to water consumption and pollution in a transboundary basin with multiple stakeholders embedding itself in the context of the social space of the rivers.

Critical climate stress moments may be defined as those moments when households, communities, and their livelihood systems are vulnerable to climate related risks and hazards.

The water quality of five major rivers in the country, including the Ganga, deteriorated during the coronavirus-induced lockdown due to factors like release of sewage and no fresh water discharge from the upstream, the Central Pollution Control Board said.

This report presents a spatial analysis conducted at global scale to identify areas of high suitability for implementing the Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI) approach.

The present issue of the publication provides updated basin/site-wise data of river basin (Region-III) covering aspects such as location, drainage area, temperature, average run-off, seasonal water flow, historical water levels, average sediment load , water quality parameters and land use statistics.

Managing water resources is a critical challenge in the mountain and hill regions of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH).

Managing water resources is a critical challenge in the mountain and hill regions of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH).

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