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29 storage dams operating at below normal capacity: CEA

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:08

Water level at storage dams across the country has gone down due to scanty monsoon adversely impacting irrigation and hydel generation.

Six historical water bodies to be renovated in Sambalpur

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:55

The district administration of Sambalpur in Odisha Tuesday announced to renovate at least six water bodies of the city.

Rapti maintains high level as UP flood woes continue

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:26

The Rapti river in Uttar Pradesh continues to maintain an alarming level and is flowing above the danger mark, causing concern in the flood-affected state.

Tips to prevent water-borne diseases

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 15:10

Water-borne disease or water-related diseases are any illness caused by recreational or drinking water contaminated by human or animal feces, which contains pathogenic microorganisms.

Mega piped water project in Koraput

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 12:26

In its effort to ensure uninterrupted supply of safe drinking water in rural areas, the district administration in Odisha`s Koraput is planning to undertake 10 mega piped water projects at a cost of Rs 600 crore.

Monsoon leads to spurt in water-borne diseases in Mumbai

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 16:26

Though the monsoon brings cheers by filling up parched lakes and dams and boosting up farming, it also leads to a spurt in water-borne diseases, say experts.

150 hospitalised after drinking pesticide mixed water

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 00:48

About 150 persons, including some children from three villages in the district were0 on Saturday hospitalised after drinking water laced with pesticide granules from an overhead tank, police said.

Plying of boats on Brahmaputra temporarily suspended

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 18:09

Inland Water Transport (IWT) department has temporarily suspended plying of any boat, both mechanised or manual, on Brahmaputra from today due to the rising of water level of the river in Assam capital.

Shatrughan talks to officials to tackle Patna water logging

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 14:32

With heavy rains causing water logging in Patna for the past three days, city MP Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday said he was monitoring the situation to ensure that water is pumped out of the residential areas and roads at the earliest.

Arctic sea`s thick snow drastically shrinking

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 18:30

A new study had claimed that the thick snow on Arctic Sea ice has significantly lost its depth.

There will be water wars soon: HC on depleting water level in Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 21:22

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said there would be "water wars" soon given the rate water sources is depleting and asked the city government whether it has any policy in place for implementing rain-water harvesting measures.

There will be water wars soon: HC on depleting water level in Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 21:16

The Delhi High Court Wednesday said there would be "water wars" soon given the rate water sources is depleting and asked the city government whether it has any policy in place for implementing rain-water harvesting measures.