For the past drought-stricken year, most of the drinking water consumed in Beijing has travelled 1,432km (895 miles), roughly the distance from New York to Orlando, Florida.

The report is an advocacy piece to raise awareness around the need to shift the typical way urban water has been managed and to share emerging principles and solutions that may improve urban water supply security in water scarce cities.

The Gujarat government has asked all district collectors to supply drinking water through tankers anywhere in their territory.

Summers are the peak season for drilling borewells and several illegal companies mushroom to carry on drilling activities.

The present level in the Singur dam is 1702.347 ft and the water is at 11.367 TMC. 18 MGD is being drawn.

Water rationing in Brazil's capital - one of an increasing number of cities facing shortages - will end by December with the completion of an expanded supply system, said the region's governor.

JAIPUR: As hundreds of protesters from Kho Nagoriyan area poured on to the streets on Wednesday, the state government was forced to assure them of a Rs 68 crore drinking water project for the area,

India’s tech hub, Bengaluru, may soon run out of water like Cape Town in South Africa, which is facing a severe water crisis, a statement from the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said on W

Already more than 60% of humanity lives in areas of water stress, where the supply of water cannot or will not continue to meet demand. If water is not managed more prudently – from source, to tap, and back to source – the crises observed today will become the catastrophes of tomorrow.

As per the survey, 12.30 per cent of households had access to water “near” and not within their premises. Another 4.28 per cent had access to water “away” from their premises, it stated

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