Water scarcity is rapidly increasing in many regions. In a novel, multi-model assessment, we examine how human interventions (HI: land use and land cover change, man-made reservoirs and human water use) affected monthly river water availability and water scarcity over the period 1971–2010. Here we show that HI drastically change the critical dimensions of water scarcity, aggravating water scarcity for 8.8% (7.4–16.5%) of the global population but alleviating it for another 8.3% (6.4–15.8%).

Indiscriminate Withdrawal Of Groundwater Means India May Run Out Of Its Supply Of Usable Water In A Few Years

Murang’a town residents will benefit from a Sh3 billion water storage programme to be initiated by Murang’a Water and Sanitation Company.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Karnataka Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 21/03/2017 regarding Cauvery water dispute. The basic prayer in these interlocutory applications is that the State of Kerala should not utilize the water more than that has been allocated to it by the award under challenge and also to stop certain constructions (check dams).

The Tamirabarani river is a part of the ecological and cultural landscape, and traditions of the people of Tamil Nadu. Unfortunately, public resources like the river water are sold at throwaway prices to corporations, who in turn resell the water either in the form of packaged drinking water or as aerated beverages. The political economy of the river and the state’s industrial plans, require radical rethinking.

In this paper, the term multi-purpose water infrastructure (MPWI) encompasses all man-made water systems, including dams, dykes, reservoirs and associated irrigation canals and water supply networks, which may be used for more than one purpose (for economic, social and environmental activities).

Hyderabad: A fresh investigation by the petitioner Mr.

कागजों में उलझी 30 हजार लोगों की प्यासकागजों में उलझी 30 हजार लोगों की प्यास

Ground Water Year Book is based on the information generated by monitoring of ground water observation wells of NCT-Delhi during the field Season of 2015-16. The water requirement in National Capital Territory of Delhi is increasing at a rapid pace mainly due to ever increasing population and its associated demands.

Order of the Madras High Court in the matter of Dr. D. A. Prabakar Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 21/11/2016 regarding Pepsi Cola and Coca Cola in the SIPCOT Industrial Growth Centre, Gangaikondan Village, Maanur Taluk, Tirunelveli District using water from Tamirabarani River for the purpose of manufacturing soft drinks and mineral waters.