Collapse of canal system much to blame, applications for tube wells mount

To ensure availability of pure drinking water in rural areas of Chhattisgarh, one lakh new water connections will be given in one month under the Nal-Jal Supply Scheme by launching a special campai

LUCKNOW: The groundwater level of Lucknow continues to deplete at an alarming rate due to unregulated and excessive extraction and relentless concretization of green zones.

Will Help DJB Draft A Plan; 500 Water ATMs In The Pipeline

The Delhi Jal Board has decided to install more than 500 water ATMs in areas facing severe shortage of drinking water all across the city.

Contingent plant to mitigate possible drought situation in State of Chhattisgarh.

The groundwater level in the city and the district is on a steady downward curve perhaps due to the city’s heavy dependence on tubewells for harnessing of water sources.

At a time when the Central government is giving thrust on providing safe drinking water to every household in the country, the scenario in Assam is not so satisfactory.

The alarming rate of groundwater depletion in the city has prompted the government to track down illegal borewells and tubewells in the city but not through inspections or surveys.

Groundwater, which is Delhi’s major resource in times of crisis, is depleting rapidly and it is a matter of concern for the Delhi government.The principal secretary (revenue) Dhrampal on Wednesday