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This is almost the population of the United Kingdom, said "Wild Water", a report on the state of the world's water

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Status of implementation of drinking water and sanitation schemes, 20/03/2017. The State /UT-wise details of implementation of ongoing schemes under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) in the country is at Annexure-I. The Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) (SBM(G)) has been launched on 2nd October, 2014, which aims at attaining Swachh Bharat by 2nd October 2019. The focus of the scheme is on behavior change and usage of toilets. Currently, Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) is under implementation in 675 districts.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Availability of clean drinking water in rural and urban areas, 20/03/2017. Under AMRUT, the Centre approves the State Annual Action plans (SAAPs) submitted by the States. The State Governments concerned are empowered to prepare, appraise and approve the Detailed Projects Reports (DPRS) for individual projects and thereafter implement the projects. Details of proposals approved under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) under SAAP for 2015-16, 2016-17 and 3rd and final SAAP for water supply projects are at annexure.

This research report chronicles the evolution of thinking on water productivity in the research agenda of IWMI and in the broader irrigation literature over the past 20 years.

JOHANNESBURG - The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) on Monday, announced the lifting of water restrictions in Gauteng.

The parliamentary Committee on Budget has promised to set aside funds in the 2017-18 financial year to resolve the problem of high fluoride content in water consumed in Naivasha.

Cape Town - The City of Cape Town said on Monday disaster planning was underway to ensure measures were in place for the possibility of an extended drought.

BENGALURU: When it was launched in 2013, the programme 'Shuddha Neeru' was touted as a panacea for the drinking water woes of the people of Karnataka.

Water insecurity—ranging from chronic water scarcity to lack of access to safe drinking water and sanitation services, to hydrological uncertainty and extremes (floods and droughts)—can cause severe disruptions and compound fragilities in social, economic, and environmental systems.

This research focuses on incorporating a representation of water supply and infrastructure costs into an energy systems model (SATIM-W) to better reflect the interdependent nature of the energy-water nexus in South Africa and the water supply challenges facing the energy system.

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