Aquifers

India's groundwater reserves at depletion risk, warns study

India's groundwater reserves at depletion risk, warns study

New modelling of the world's groundwater levels found that aquifers - the soil or porous rocks that hold groundwater - in the Upper Ganges Basin area of India, southern Spain and Italy could be depleted between 2040 and 2060.

Dec 16, 2016, 16:14 PM IST

Over-pumping sucks arsenic into Hanoi`s water: Study

Arsenic has infiltrated an aquifer that provides water for the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, scientists said Wednesday, warning that the phenomenon could also occur elsewhere.

Sep 11, 2013, 23:52 PM IST

Scientists discover underground water supply in north Kenya

The Kenyan government and UNESCO on Wednesday announced the discovery of a huge supply of underground water in the impoverished, drought-stricken extreme north of the country.

Sep 11, 2013, 23:22 PM IST