This year marks the sixth year of CDP’s water program. Since its launch a large and growing number of institutional investors have begun using the platform to engage with companies on water exposures and opportunities.

The State Government would shortly announce the proposed water policy which would lay much needed emphasis on the need to regulate over exploitation of ground water resources.

The Sahyadri Sanchaya has criticised the State government’s move to conduct a social assessment survey of the Yettinahole project and has termed it irrelevant.

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) – As of September 1, it will be mandatory for all commercial and residential housing developments in St Elizabeth to have provisions for rainwater harvesting, whether or not

Extreme and unpredictable rainfall patterns, intense floods, and droughts add significantly to the cost of controlling and managing water resources in Eastern Africa. This paper describes the approaches being taken in selected countries and how each country has interpreted the IWRM principles to address water resource management challenges.

The countries of Central and Eastern Europe faced the challenges of becoming EU Member States. In the water sector, the environment and water quality requirements of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) dominate water resources planning and management.

A new national policy is being prepared to address issues such as scarcity of water, inequities in its distribution, food insecurity and lack of unified planning and management.

The law and policy frameworks for allocation or reallocation of water to different uses, or within a category of use, remain underdeveloped in India. This paper intends providing a starting point for a conversation on the law and policy dimensions of inter-sectoral water allocation. Focusing on a specific inter-sectoral water allocation conflict in Rajsamand District, Rajasthan, it illustrates gaps in the existing law and policy frameworks and highlights multiple issues that need to be addressed.

Irrigated agriculture is placing increasing pressure on finite freshwater resources, especially in developing countries, where water extraction is often unregulated, un-priced and even subsidized. To shift agriculture to a more sustainable use of water without harming the food security and livelihoods of hundreds of millions of smallholders, substantial improvements of water use efficiency will be required.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Apex Chambers of Commerce and Industries of N.C.T. of Delhi & Ors. Vs. Government of NCT Delhi & Ors. regarding extraction of groundwater by water intensive industries in Delhi without permission from Delhi Jal Board.