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The scheme on Repair, Renovation & Restoration (RRR) of water bodies for continuation during XII Plan has been approved by Government of India on 20.9.2013 and accordingly guidelines have been issued in October, 2013. It is envisaged to take up RRR works in 10,000 water bodies with a Central Assistance of Rs. 6235 crore.

The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority is planning to initiate Saidabad Water Treatment Plant Phase III in a bid to reduce dependency on ground water.

The Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) is going to start work on an ambitious water project that aims to provide 24-hour water supply to the city and adjoining areas.

To overcome the water shortages, the government has plans to reach about 140 million acre feet (MAF), which would include surface water supplies through canal withdrawals, canal lining and remodeli

To overcome the water shortages, the government has plans to reach about 140 million acre feet (MAF), which would include surface water supplies through canal withdrawals, canal lining and remodeli

In March 2011, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation as part of its mandate to provide technical assistance to states released the Operation and Maintenance Manual to help states to operate, maintain drinking water supply scheme.

Proposed plant plans to use water from the Yamuna river, which also provides water to five hydel power projects in Uttarakhand.

Due to excessive extraction of groundwater to meet the demands of city dwellers, level of the groundwater in the capital is depleting by two to three metres every year.

Gandhinagar: The Narendra Modi government had formed the Gujarat Water Regulatory Authority (GWRA) on February 14, 2012 — Valentine’s Day — hoping to streamline water usage in the state.

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