The Dhaka Wasa has undertaken three mega projects to collect 70 percent of the city's demand for water from surface sources by 2020, said LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Syed Ashraful Islam yesterda

Streams within approximately 40% of the global land surface are at risk from the application of insecticides.

This technical note describes the specifics of the indicator data and calculations underpinning the India Water Tool 2.0 (IWT).

The Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture had started a central sector scheme, “Monitoring of Pesticide Residues at National Level” in food commodities and environmental samples during 2005-06 with the participation of various laboratories representing Ministry of Agriculture, Indian Council of Agriculture Research,

Irrigation Minister Narayan Prakash Saud and Australian Ambassador to Nepal Glenn White jointly inaugurated a four-year research project on sustainable use of ground and surface water on Wednesday.

By 2050, around 70% of the world's population of 9,2 billion people is expected to live in an urban environment. Especially in developing countries this increasing population and expanding cities pose great challenges with respect to access to clean drinking water, sanitation, waste water treatment and protection against floods.

Water availability has a tremendous impact on water resources development and socioeconomic sustainability, particularly in arid and semiarid areas. A thorough assessment of water availability and demand is essential in preparing any water resources development and management plan.

THE Minister of Water Resources, Mrs Sarah Ochekpe, on Tuesday reiterated the call for the adoption of a legal framework to protect the country’s water resources.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending 100 million euro to the government of Bangladesh to finance a new sustainable surface water supply system in Dhaka.

The area of inland lakes in the Qinghai-Tibet plateau has expanded 26 percent in the past 20 years, according to new research results.