Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung has cleared a proposal to set up “pay-and-use” water ATMs in water- starved slums and resettlement colonies of Delhi.

New Delhi: The film grabbed one’s attention. It showed a billboard spouting water out of thin air. It seemed just the answer to the drought in India’s western regions.

The Integrated Processing Development Scheme, recently announced in the Union Budget for the textile sector, will enable development of new textile processing parks and also improve infrastructure, including effluent treatment facilities, in the existing textile processing centres through public private partnerships.

With an outlay of Rs. 500 crore for the XII Plan period, the scheme looks at leveraging Rs. 5,000 crore investment in the segment. The budget has proposed Rs. 50 crore allocation for 2013-2014. Details of the scheme are expected soon.

SPACE TECH FINDS MASS USE: Eureka Forbes partners with Water Security Corp & launches low-cost water-purifier as part of its efforts to provide clean water on a large scale.

UNW-DPC launched this new book on "Water and the Green Economy: Capacity Development Aspects". The book gives special attention to the needs related to capacity development for water resources management, including water supply and sanitation, in the context of the green economy.

Guwahati, April 19: The city has just acquired two reasons to be more confident about its glass of water.

Modern irrigation is one of the success stories of the 20th century. As the world’s population doubled, irrigated farming expanded from 40 million ha to almost 300 million ha today – a seven-fold increase. This revolution in water technology increased food production through improved crop yields and enabled farmers to grow additional crops each year.

Waterlife cleanses and purifies drinking water at an economical cost
Tapash Talukdar

Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd and GE Power & Water have signed an agreement, to work together and offer environment management solutions, including waste-water treatment and recycling.

Under the agreement, the Hyderabad-based Ramky Enviro, part of the Ramky Group, will introduce the concept of mobile water treatment plants in the country.

Delegation to explore possibilities of joint ventures with Indian organisations

CHENNAI: With its experience in handling water crises through public-private partnerships, South Australia can help India in its water management programmes, according to representatives of the Water Industry Alliance from the State.