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UP launches Rs 1,603 cr clean water project in 10 districts

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 22:04

The government of Uttar Pradesh today launched a Rs 1,603 crore World Bank-backed project aimed at providing clean water to over 25 lakh people.

New technology turns manure into clean water

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 20:47

Researchers have developed new technology that turns cow manure into clean water.

Toll from cholera outbreak in South Sudan reaches 27: UN

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 06:35

The number of people dying of cholera outbreak has reached 27 in South Sudanese capital of Juba with suspected cases turning more than double from 395 cases last week to 892, the UN humanitarian agency said Saturday.

Astronauts` pee to get recycled into clean water

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 20:03

In between the news about water on Mars, clues of life on Jupiter or new stars being formed at our galaxy`s edge, there is a less glamorous side of space exploration: what to do with astronauts` urine!

Bacteria in drinking water key to keeping it clean

Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 19:09

Scientists have found that bacteria in the drinking water may play a key role to keep it clean, a finding that can reduce the need for high dosage chemical treatments.

Sri Lanka should probe ‘Clean Water’ protest deaths: HRW

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 13:39

The Sri Lankan Government should stop issuing misleading information and promptly create an independent and transparent inquiry into the deaths of protesters at Weliweriya on August 1, 2013, Human Rights Watch said on Saturday.

Rural areas must be targeted to exacerbate global clean drinking water crisis: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 20:39

A recent study has revealed the efforts made to provide clean drinking water has been limited to affluent areas, while it is required much more in the rural areas suffering acute shortage of accessible drinking water supply.

Material made of clay and papaya seeds could provide cheap clean water

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 18:47

An inexpensive new material made of clay and papaya seeds removes harmful metals from water and could lower the cost of providing clean water to millions of people in the developing world.

British cyclists begin 3,000-mile journey across Sahara to deliver `bottle of water`

Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 12:33

Two British cyclists have set off yesterday for a 3,000 mile journey across the Sahara Desert to hand over a 1.89 pound bottle of water.

`Scientists, engineers must join hands to meet `grand challenge` of clean water supply`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 20:35

Scientists and engineers together must initiate a major new effort to educate the public and decision makers on a crisis in providing Earth`s people with clean water that looms ahead in the 21st century.

C`garh to tap solar energy for clean water supply

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 06, 2011, 16:37

Chhattisgarh has decided to install solar energy pumps in 400 remote villages to ensure clean drinking water for thousands of poverty-hit forested residents, officials of the CREDA said Tuesday.

Ultra-sonic nozzle to clean water!

Last Updated: Saturday, November 12, 2011, 12:43

British scientists say they have come up with a revolutionary ultra-sonic attachment for taps, which massively purifies water.