The Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) yesterday claimed improving situation of water availability in 13 union councils of the PP-06.

Greater reliance on heavy tube wells to meet the drinking water requirement of the city and unscientific exploitation is slowly depleting and polluting groundwater here.

The state government has extensive plans for Gomti's channelization and riverfront development but the environment experts are more concerned about constantly shrinking river-flow.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Safal Bharat Guru Parampara Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 20/07/2015 regarding the policy of the State of Punjab for providing free electricity to the farmers for agricultural purposes, to lay down concrete steps to check the amount of ground water pumped by the farmers of state of Punjab and order a complete ban on the plantation of eucalyptus trees in view of the fact that the said trees require huge amount of water.

Generators not installed despite recommendations from F&CC

Many suspend paddy sowing, dig up new borewells for irrigation

BERHAMPUR: The claims of the Central and State Governments notwithstanding, safe drinking water remains a distant dream for many in Ganjam district.

High arsenic concentrations in groundwater in different states of India have become a major cause of concern in recent years. The groundwater in the past was considered to be safe for drinking purposes, but now it is recognized that many shallow tube wells contain arsenic at concentrations higher than the safe limit set for drinking purpose by WHO (1993). It is becoming an emerging issue in the water supply and health related sectors of India.

JAIPUR: The mystery over the existence of Saraswati river, it seems, may soon be solved.

Water application systems under wells extracting groundwater are one of the major factors influencing climate change in the agricultural sector. In the context of growing demand for adaption of pressurized irrigation with electric pumps in South Central India, the present study was undertaken to assess the carbon dioxide emission (CO2 e) for different irrigation systems.

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