Amid hue and cry over open borewells in the state after the death of two-year-old Fatehveer at Bhagwanpura village of Sangrur, a piece of advice has come from the state’s water and sanitation depar

NEW DELHI: A day after the National Green Tribunal asked the Centre to ban use of reverse osmosis (RO) purifiers in areas where the TDS (total dissolved solids) in water is below 500 mg/l, Delhi Ja

A reliable supply of water is critical for agricultural intensification and yield improvement. Technological devices that lift, transport and apply water contribute to increased yield from improved crop varieties and high input cultivation.

Nearly two months after the draft Maharashtra Groundwater (Development and Management) Rules, 2018, was made public for suggestions and objections, a committee of experts had been constituted to st

Groundwater overexploitation has caused massive groundwater depletion and raised concerns for water and food security in India. Groundwater in India also suffers from multiple water quality issues such as arsenic and fluoride contamination that pose human health risks. Here we report new data showing that the occurrence in uranium in Indian groundwater is an emerging and widespread phenomenon.

Nagpur: As summer intensifies in Vidarbha, at Mangrulpir, a town of 35,000 in Washim district, even the source to be tapped on emergency basis has dried up.

CANACONA: The surge in Galgibag River due to the collapsed river banks and the unauthorised extraction of water from bore wells on the Kulty plateau have contaminated the wells in Galgibag and surr

CWRDM study finds most rivers highly contaminated due to lack of proper waste management

As World Water Day is being observed on March 22, scientists claim that water in almost 83% of open wells and most of the rivers in Kerala is highly contaminated.

At its source, wells are drying up as swathes of forest lie submerged by dams or cut down for rail and power lines

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