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River flood risks are expected to rise as climate change intensifies the global hydrological cycle and more people live in floodplains. Changing risk may be revealed by trends in flood frequency, magnitude, or seasonality, as well as by shifts in the mechanisms that generate inundations. However, detection and attribution of climate signals in flood records is often hampered by brief, incomplete, or poor-quality flood data. Additionally, it can be difficult to disentangle the effects of changing climate, land cover, channel morphology, and human activities.

PATNA: The Patna high court on Wednesday ordered the state government to submit within four weeks its plan and time frame to make the 4,095 non-functional tubewells for irrigation purposes operatio

BENGALURU: After 20,000 tonnes of weed removed, the southern side of Bellandur Lake, near Sun City apartments, once again resembles a water body .

The Centre’s ambitious plan to develop 11 rivers in Karnataka as National Waterways to enable transport of goods has not gone down too well with the Water Resources Department, which has questioned

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pushp Saini Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 09/08/2017 regarding environmental flow of the rivers which should be permitted despite hydro projects. Counsel appearing for Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change submits that the Ministry has already completed river basin study of 6 river basins i.e.

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) newest report, Co-optimizing solutions in water and agriculture: Lessons from India on water security, identifies key enablers for scaling up solutions to water-scarcity in India. The information is designed to be useful for companies worldwide.

Freshwater improvement projects covering over 100 rivers and lakes across New Zealand are to receive grants of $44 million from the Government, Environment Minister Nick Smith announced today.

When water first flowed from the new community pump in Eenhana this spring, some locals were slow to celebrate.

The river basin had witnessed an unprecedented water scarcity last summer

Activists will also will meet President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union water resources minister Uma Bharti.

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