Confronted with an increase in floods, droughts and other natural hazards, cities and regions are alert to find climate proof solutions that overcome the limitations of traditional grey infrastructure.

Despite massive infrastructure investments, countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region continue to face unprecedented water scarcity due to climate change, population growth, and socioeconomic development.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kartik Sharma Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 21/04/2023.

Grievance in the application is against unregulated drawal of water from Mussoorie Lake, having potential for damage to the lake. The violators include Hotel Jaypee Residency, Mussoorie and others. Larger issue is permitting number of hotels and visitors beyond the capacity of the environment to sustain without stringent enforcement of regulatory regime against the sustainable development principle to the detriment of flora and fauna in the area.

This publication aims to bridge the gap between climate and disasters, in the face of the uncertainties that climate change poses to water managers and policymakers. Composed of a compilation of worldwide case studies, it provides examples of innovative water management and climate risk assessment approaches.

The Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh on April 06, 2023, published the Himachal Pradesh Ground Water (Regulation and Control of Development and Management), Amendment Bill, 2023 to further amend the Himachal Pradesh Ground Water (Regulation and Control of Development and Management) Amendment Bill, 2005, This shall come into force on such

The Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh on April 06, 2023, published the Himachal Pradesh Ground Water (Regulation and Control of Development and Management), Amendment Bill, 2023 to further amend the Himachal Pradesh Ground Water (Regulation and Control of Development and Management) Amendment Bill, 2005, This shall come into force on such

The steady increase in human population, widespread technological modernization, new and unsustainable lifestyle have invited and aggravated the problem of water scarcity. The right to access to drinking water is fundamental to life.

This book covers the ongoing efforts of the Government of India to manage water in sustainable and equitable ways. It provides a snapshot of the major policies, schemes, and missions adopted by India related to water management in the last two decades. The schemes are organised within seven themes.

A parliamentary standing committee has recommended restricting free electricity to the farmers to curtail the misuse of groundwater. Over exploitation of groundwater for irrigation has become a major challenge in Punjab and Haryana.

The working paper highlights the initial cooperation challenges identified in the assessment undertaken by International Centre for Water Cooperation in 32 basins in Africa. This is the initiative’s first analysis of some of the key challenges of cooperation involving transboundary waters in Africa.

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