MCGM announces 20% cut in water supply for Mumbai

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has announced a 20 per cent cut in water supply from midnight tonight as it looks to cope with the crisis arising out of the "poor rainfall" received by the city in June.

Sikkim revives springs to address water woes

The Sikkim government has launched a massive initiative to revive and restore dying natural springs to address the water problem, especially in the rural areas. It has led to a 15 percent enhancement in spring discharges.

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.

Delhi govt planning to commission Munak Canal

Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit said government was planning to commission Munak Canal and make fully functional 3 water treatment plants which will help in overcoming the water shortage problem in the city.

Recycling urban sewage answer to water woes: Experts

Recycling sewage for human use is the solution for depleting water in rivers and lakes, and rising domestic and industrial waste in Indian cities and towns, said participants at a seminar here Monday.

NHRC notice on reports of water denial to Dalits i

Taking cognisance of media reports that Dalits in a village in Bihar have been denied water, the NHRC Wednesday issued notices to the state Chief Secretary and Kishaganj District Magistrate.

TN 2012: Jaya`s water, power woes continue

The year 2012 was a difficult year for TN CM J Jayalalithaa as she had to wage a legal battle on the Cauvery issue and face criticism for long power cuts.

Water woes: HC bars new license for construction in Gurgaon

Taking a serious view of exploitation of ground water in Gurgaon, Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday barred issuance of any fresh license for construction activity.

DJB looks to recycling as city grapples with water

With Delhi having to rely heavily on neighbouring states for supply of water, the Delhi Jal Board has decided to recycle and reuse waste water in a major way to help meet the growing demand of the city.

Oppn demands action as diseases spread in Kerala

The Opposition walked out of the state assembly here Monday, alleging the state government`s inaction on tackling diverse diseases like dengue, H1N1, malaria and jaundice across the state.

Man killed over water in Uttar Pradesh

A middle-aged man was killed over filling water from a municipality tap in an Uttar Pradesh town, police said.

19 years on, water woes continue to haunt Taj city

Nineteen years after many people died in a water tragedy that struck the Taj city, residents of Agra continue to battle water pollution in the Yamuna river and suffer health hazards caused by the municipal water supply.

Ahluwalia cautions on inter-linking of rivers

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said before inter-basin transfer of water a variety of issues needed to be settled first.

Around 2,500 wells to come up in Thane; Govt

In order to make enough drinking
water available, the Thane district administration has planned to dig around 2,500 wells in the district, especially in the tribal region.

Rajasthan for community solutions to tackle water woes

With the water crisis worsening in
the desert state of Rajasthan, the state government is now
focusing on community-based water management solutions instead
of predominantly engineering-based ones.

Don`t blame us for water woes, India tells Pakistan

Rejecting "negative propaganda" over the Indus waters row, India has made it clear that Pakistan`s water woes arise from its internal domestic problems and called for adherence to the 1960 Indus Water Treaty.