Reducing pressures from agriculture is key to improving the status of Europe’s rivers, lakes, transitional, coastal waters and seas as well as groundwater bodies.

In India, around three lakh children die of water-borne diseases every year, with diarrhoea alone causing more than 50 per cent of the deaths. Despite the primary sources of water in the country—groundwater and surface water—being highly contaminated, only 32 per cent of the Indian households get water from a treated source.

The EEA report ‘Water availability, surface water quality and water use in the Eastern Partnership countries’ presents regional information and assessment based on environmental indicators for water.

Conjunctive Water Management is an approach to water resources manage­ment in which surface water, groundwater and other components of the water cycle are considered as one single resource, and therefore are managed in closest possible coordination, in order to maximize overall benefits from water at the short and at the long term.

Conjunctive Water Management is an approach to water resources manage­ment in which surface water, groundwater and other components of the water cycle are considered as one single resource, and therefore are managed in closest possible coordination, in order to maximize overall benefits from water at the short and at the long term.

In order to combat with the threatening spread of COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown in the state of Rajasthan was imposed by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Sh. Ashok Gehlot from 22nd March, 2020 onwards. The major sectors contributing to surface water pollution are industries, domestic sewage, activities at Ghats i.e.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Pollution of surface and ground water, 15/07/2019. Water bodies in the country are polluted due to discharge of untreated sewage, industrial effluent, agricultural runoff containing fertilizers, pesticides, etc.

The surface water resource use increased 1.6 times over the past 50 years in China, according to researchers.

The quality of surface water near a site of a deadly blast has reached safe standards, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment spokesperson Liu Youbin said Thursday.

The cost of desalination has been plummeting over the years. As a result, desalination has become a viable option for certain strategic uses. Today, over 20,000 desalination plants in more than 150 countries supply about 300 million people with freshwater every day.

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