Paul John | TNN

Ahmedabad: The state urban development department is planning to make rainwater harvesting compulsory for even smaller houses. It has been consulting seven municipal corporations in the state on the issue.

Garima Pant

This paper by AR Shivakumar of Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology was presented at a national seminar organised by ISRO at NIAS Bangalore in 2010. It highlights the grave water situation in the city where the water demand is ever on the increase with the increasing population.

Mumbai In the wake of Raj Thackeray

The revised National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) Guidelines 2009-2012 issued by Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission, Department of Drinking Water Supply has shifted the focus from source development and installation of water supply system for providing drinking water supply to rural household to focus on development of village security plan which also includes village safety pl

In the Rural Water Supply (RWS) sector sustainability of drinking water sources and systems are a major issue. As a consequence, ensuring availability of drinking water both in terms of adequacy and quality, on a sustainable basis, is the major challenge. Water quality is impacted due to ground water table falling due to excessive drawals.


Sharadha Narayanan | ENS

You need to set up artificial recharge structures on your premises to avoid surface water runoff.
If you don't, you will not get the licence to run the unit

With the realisation that climate change was impacting resources of water, the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA), under the Ministry of Water Resources, has urged the States to make it mandatory for institutions to adopt rooftop rain water harvesting and promote artificially recharged ground water. The principle is to catch every drop where it falls.