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Japan Fukushima operator starts diverting groundwater to sea

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 09:59

The operator of Japan`s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said Wednesday it has begun a bypass system that diverts groundwater into the sea in a bid to reduce the volume of contaminated water.

NGT unhappy over expert panel`s report on groundwater use

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 18:43

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday expressed unhappiness over the report filed by an expert panel set up to address the issue of illegal use of ground water, saying the committee "failed" to discharge its function.

Groundwater: NGT pulls up Delhi govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 19:39

NGT Wednesday asked Delhi govt officials to appear before itself over Delhi government report on illegal use of groundwater.

Groundwater: NGT issues warrant on Noida builder`s absence

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 19:49

On August 22, the NGT had issued show cause notices to 12 real estate developers, including DLF, Supertech and Jaypee Greens.

New predictive method pinpoints arsenic hotspots

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 09:31

European and Chinese researchers have built a model to predict the presence of arsenic groundwater contamination in China and elsewhere where millions are at risk, according to a work published.

Fukushima radioactive water removal to take at least two more years

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 15:26

The operator of the crippled Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has started pumping out radioactive groundwater to reduce leakage into the Pacific Ocean.

Radioactive Fukushima groundwater rises above barrier: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 15:58

Radioactive groundwater at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has risen to levels above a barrier being built to contain it.

Villagers in the Sundarbans run groundwater treatment plant

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 15:31

A group of villagers in the Sundarbans have started running a groundwater treatment plant on their own.

Spanish city earthquake `caused by groundwater extraction`

Last Updated: Monday, October 22, 2012, 18:27

Spanish city earthquake `caused by groundwater extraction`

Groundwater extraction linked to Lorca earthquake

Last Updated: Monday, October 22, 2012, 10:46

The 2011 Lorca earthquake was triggered by excessive extraction of water from a nearby natural underground reservoir, which moved the Earth`s crust, suggests a new study.

Move to make groundwater community resource

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012, 15:32

Water resources ministry working on an overarching law that will modify provisions allowing proprietary right to a land owner on groundwater and make it a community resource.

Ganga water contains pesticide residues: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 15:08

Groundwater in key Ganga river basin states of Uttarakhand, UP and Bihar has residues of different pesticides, the government told the Rajya Sabha.