This research reflects on some of the key lessons from the Australian Millennium Drought experience in order to assess the opportunities for California. It serves as a powerful resource for Californian water planners and managers as it grapples with drought and seeks to build resilient and sustainable water systems.

Rapidly increasing urbanisation in India has brought much needed focus on the urban development policies in India. The Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission was the first programme to provide substantial funds for urban local bodies to improve their infrastructure and bring in better governance systems. This article tries to look at the mission from a new public management perspective. The performance of ULBs in project implementation shows delinking from the reforms agenda of the mission.

In the present study, the geochemical characteristics of groundwater and drinking water quality has been studied. 24 groundwater samples were collected and analyzed for pH, electrical conductivity, total dissolved solids, carbonate, bicarbonate, chloride, sulphate, nitrate, calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium and total hardness. The results were evaluated and compared with WHO and BIS water quality standards. The studied results reveal that the groundwater is fresh to brackish and moderately high to hard in nature. Na and Cl are dominant ions among cations and anions.

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Only one in three people in Tanzania has access to piped water despite government efforts to improve water supplies with most of the population still re

The Draft Rajasthan Water Policy aims to influence the thought process and deliberations that will set an overall direction to developmental activities in the urban water sector.

MUMBAI: Nearly 55% of Maharashtra's population lives in its rural belt compared to 45% in its urban areas.

As more and more families migrate from rural areas to Pacific capital cities, water, sanitation and health challenges in rapidly growing informal settlements in key Pacific capital cities are in urgent need of response, according to a new World Bank report.

PUNE: The city's current water crisis presents an opportunity to revamp its infrastructure, which may happen soon with the Union Finance Ministry approving a joint water supply and sewage treatment

Urban Administration and Development (UAD) Minister Amar Agrawal on Monday reviewed the progress of water supply schemes for urban areas of the State.

As part of its efforts to address challenges emanating from rapid urbanization and develop a vision for future development in Rajasthan, the Government of Rajasthan has prepared an Urban Development Policy.