Draft law says water shall not be denied to anyone over inability to pay, being proposed as model legislation for states.

The report of on the Spot Study of Water Situation in Drought Affected Areas of the country (2015-16) has recommended construction of water harvesting structures, mass awareness among citizen for water conservation, construction of new water storage structures, interlinking of rivers, renovation and repair of existing water bodies as some of the

New wetland rules are a much watered-down version of the 2010 norms , which could make identification and conservation of such ecosystems more difficult, if notified.

The Naga Foundation aims to implement durable re-greening interventions to increase local soil sustainability and regional water availability. When this is done on a large enough scale such landscape changes may also lead to positive regional climate impacts. Naga is developing a plan to re-green 15 large areas in Eastern Africa, creating a so-called hydrological corridor. Four potential hydrological corridors have been identified in Kenya and Tanzania, all four of them around Mount Kilimanjaro.

In Mann ki Baat, Modi says need to reduce black money in system, monsoon delay a cause for concern
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DEHRADUN: A number of natural water bodies across Uttarakhand have dried up leading to a virtual crisis in villages especially in the summer.

California decided Wednesday to allow hundreds of local water districts to set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the five-year drought in some parts of the state.

The Draft Ground Water Model Bill is based on the principles of subsidarity, equitable distribution in an integrated approach. The State should act as a public trustee of ground water, which should be treated as a common pool resource to make sure that groundwater is protected, conserved, regulated and managed.

Giving top priority for clean environment, railways has decided to earmark one per cent of estimated cost of any project for environment works.

This draft bill released by the Union government aims to provide an overarching legal framework with principles for protection, conservation, regulation and management of water as a vital and stre