China follows India, rushes water to crisis-hit Maldives

China has rushed 1,000 tonnes of fresh water to Maldives by planes and ships, days after India dispatched over 1,200 tonnes of fresh water to overcome the crippling water crisis in the island nation's capital.

Maldives water crisis: India sends 1,200 tonnes of fresh water

 India has sent over 1,200 tonnes of fresh water to the Maldives that is facing a crippling water crisis after its capital's main water treatment plant got damaged in a fire, officials said today.

Maldives declare public holidays to battle water crisis

The upmarket honeymoon destination of Maldives Saturday declared two days of public holidays in bid to manage fraying tempers and ration supplies following a drinking water crisis caused when a fire crippled a key desalination plant.

Maldives seeks calm as capital battles water crisis

Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen urged patience Saturday as discontent over a drinking water crisis simmered in parts of the island nation following a fire that crippled a major desalination plant.

India sends aircraft, vessels to resolve water crisis in Male

With the Maldivian capital facing an acute water crisis after a fire in the city's water treatment plant, India on Friday sent an IAF transport aircraft and naval vessels carrying a large consignment of water to meet the immediate requirement of over 100,000 people.

DNA: The plight of village women who walk for miles to fetch water

It's a never ending job for Indian women who live in villages. Water sources are often far from the village and women walk for hours to fetch water daily.

India among countries to face `insurmountable` water crisis by 2040

A research focusing on four different case studies in France, the United States, China and India respectively has recently revealed that it might be impossible to continue to produce electricity and meet the demand of clean drinking water worldwide by 2040.

Congress workers` protest against price rise causes traffic snarl

Traffic came to a stand still for more than an hour at Khanpur Devli Chowk in South Delhi as Congress workers staged a protest against price rise and water crisis in the national capital.

States should follow Gujarat`s water management model: Centre

All states should learn from Gujarat on water management and emulate its model to address the problem of water scarcity, according to the central government.

Delhi LG forms a group of experts to tackle water problem

With Delhi facing acute water shortage, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today formed an advisory group of experts that will work out an action plan and guide the government in tackling the issue.

Power, water crisis: Cong MLAs gherao Delhi Chief Secretary

Congress MLAs and scores of party workers today gheraoed Delhi Chief Secretary S K Srivastava at his office, demanding immediate improvement in supply of power and water in the national capital.

AAP-led dharna outside Jal Board office leads to chaos on South Delhi roads

Delhi traffic — Commuters were in for a harrowing time on Monday as Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led protesters blocked the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor outside the Greater Kailash Jal Board office causing massive jams in areas of South Delhi.

India may become a water-scarce country by 2020: CDP

India may become a water-scarce country by 2020 and the industry will face increased pressure to conserve water, said a study.

Delhi govt planning long-term strategy to harvest rain water

To address issue of water crisis in the national capital, Delhi Government is planning to come up with a long-term strategy to harvest rain water.

After five days, West Virginia water crisis nears end

Officials partially lifted a ban on tap water that was tainted by a chemical spill, while some in West Virginia had to wash, cook and brush their teeth with bottled water for a fifth straight day.

Water crisis in Chandigarh after damage to pipelines

Residents of Chandigarh have been facing water shortage for almost a week.

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

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.

Gurgaon is staring at a water crisis

For water, Gurgaon depends on Basai Canal, which in turn gets water from the Western Yamuna Canal.

BJP seeks PM`s help to resolve water crisis in Delhi

Accusing Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit of total mismanagement in handling the water crisis, BJP on Tuesday demanded Prime Minister`s intervention to ensure availability of water in the national capital.

Earth set to face `severe` self-inflicted water woes within 2 generations

Leading water scientists have issued a warning that in the short span of one or two generations, most of the 9 billion people on Earth will be suffering from fresh water woes if any major reforms are not made.