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The water hyacinth is a foreign weed introduced in the early 1990s to Nigeria. Since then it has spread rapidly to two-thirds of the country's rivers.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water Harvesting Projects Under PMKSY, 02/07/2019. The Department of Land Resources (DoLR) has sanctioned 8214 watershed development projects in 28 States (except Goa) during the period 2009-10 to 2014-15 covering an area of about 39.07 million hectare under Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP).

AMBALA: The groundwater situation in Ambala region is peculiar and there is an urgent need of keeping a check on the water wastage especially in the rural and industrial areas told the officials of

Gurgaon: Palri village in Gurgaon has set an example by building a new pond and reviving another water body under the integrated watershed management programme (IWMP), enhancing the groundwater lev

This publication containing the most current information available concerning the state of knowledge on water security in the perspective of sustainable development and covering the most recent developments that affect it, this publication also provides decision-makers with concrete examples of approaches and potential responses for addressing w

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Punganur Consumer Protection Council Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 01/07/2019 regarding encroachment on the Cauvery River and the River banks at Mayiladuthurai.

Punjab ranks the highest in the country for over-exploitation of groundwater, government data shows.

CPI leader writes to Chief Minister

NEW DELHI: In the last 26 years, there has been a marginal increase in India’s average annual water resource from 1,869 billion cubic metres (BCM) in 1993 to 1,999 BCM in 2019, but there is a worry

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Groundwater Resources in India, 27/06/2019. Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) carries out ground water monitoring, four times a year, on regional scale through a network of observation wells in the Country. As per the pre-monsoon water level data (2018), the deeper ground water level (more than 40 meters below ground level) has been observed in the isolated pockets in some of the States/UTs. State-wise depth to water level and distribution of percentage of wells for the Period of Pre-monsoon, 2018 is given at Annexure I.