In a changing climate, saltwater intrusion is expected to worsen in low-lying coastal areas around the world. Understanding the physical and economic effects of salinity ingress, and planning adaptation, are key to the long-term development of countries for which sea level rise has been identified as a major risk from climate change.

The report ‘A Concept Note on Geogenic Contamination of Ground Water In India with a Special note on Nitrate’ intends to serve as a national compilation of all relevant information on major geogenic contaminants reported in India.

An estimated 4.21 crore population in the country may be at risk due to chemical contamination in drinking water, Government today said.

ACCORDING to reports published by some national dailies on Sunday, sea water intrusion from the country's southern region might reach Dhaka within a few years and make its groundwater salty unless

There has been a decline in the water levels in eight districts of Delhi, according to findings of a pre-monsoon monitoring carried out by the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB).

Intrusion of saline water has kept crop farming in the south-western region at stake, causing an ultimate reduction in the supply to the food bank in Satkhira, reports UNB.

Two years before the 2015 deadline, Bangladesh has achieved most of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the United Nations, but the impacts of climate change pose a threat to the country

The mobile phone now appears to be a major tool in ensuring smooth supply of safe drinking water to some 10 million rural people in southwestern coastlines, a region exposed to growing curse of sal

The European Space Agency is set to launch a new innovative Earth explorer satellite in 2020 to map and monitor the global forests – our planet’s most important natural resources.

The authorities will soon commission an Rs 50-crore water supply project in Thrikaripur Assembly constituency in Kasaragod district to address the drinking water shortage in many panchayaths there