VIPs to face water cut in event of crisis: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has directed Delhi Jal Board to cut water for even VIPs in case of water shortage in the future.

World Water Day 2015: Save every drop of it!
World Water Day 2015: Save every drop of it!

World Water Day is a United Nations initiative to celebrate clean water and bring attention to those who don’t have enough of it. It's also a day to understand the valuable significance of water, discuss and conserve this finite resource in the future. 

Maldives Prez cut shorts foreign trip amid water crisis

Amid an acute water shortage in the Maldives, President Abdulla Yameen on Saturday decided to cut short his personal trip to Malaysia and declared two days of holiday to deal with the crippling water crisis in the island nation.

Maldives declares state of crisis as it faces water shortage

The Maldives, famous for its pristine beaches and scuba diving, has declared a state of crisis after a fire at the capital`s sole water sewage treatment plant has led to a shortage of drinking water in the Indian Ocean archipelago.

Human influence causing climate warming: IPCC report

Observing that humans are the dominant cause of global warming, a UN climate panel has warned that climate change will impact human health, south Asian settlements and infrastructure through flooding, and will aggravate food and water shortages in the region.

DDA to use soil bio-technology to meet water shortage

The Delhi Development Authority has decided to use an innovative `soil bio-technology`, developed by IIT-Bombay, to meet the water requirement in Dwarka area.

Delhi to get 500 cusec water from Ganga canal

Shortage of water in Delhi and the NCR is expected to be reduced after the Uttar Pradesh government ordered the district authorities in Muzaffarnagar to release 500 cusec water from the Ganga Canal.

388 villages in Thane expected to face water shortage

A total of 388 villages and 480 hamlets in the district are likely to face water shortage this summer, according to the officials.

Water release from KRS stopped due to poor storage

The water release from Krishnaraja Sagar Reservoir into canals for irrigation purpose has been stopped from December 31 due to scarcity of water.

`Millions in Colorado basin to face water shortage`

Warmer weather and a growing population may in a few decades cause a water shortage for 40 million people who depend on the Colorado river in the US, researchers say.

MNS corporator slaps contractor over water shortage

A Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) corporator repeatedly slapped a 65-year-old private contractor over the alleged `delay` in repairing a damaged water pipeline.

HC refuses to stay trial court proceedings against Sajjan

Enraged over inadequate supply of power and water, people in Rewari and Hisar districts of Haryana on Tuesday hit the streets blocking traffic and targeting offices of the electricity department.

Delhi thirsty for water, crisis to deepen

Water shortage in has made life miserable for people in the capital, sparking street protests. Experts say the crisis can only worsen in the long run.

Power, water shortages bring misery to Ghaziabad

At the height of summer, life in Ghaziabad has become miserable, with unscheduled power cuts up to 14 hours a day causing water shortages too.

Beijing to face acute water shortage

Beijing is expected to face a water shortage of 1.3 billion cubic metres in 2012, accounting for a third of the city`s annual water usage, reported Xinhua.

Several areas in the capital face water shortage

Several areas across the city
faced water shortage after two major water treatment plants in the city were closed down after finding high quantity of ammonia in the Yamuna.

Water shortage in Himalayas by 2030: Report

Himalayan river basins will face a massive water depletion within 20 years, claims a report.

Inflated bills, water shortage issues raised at Delhi CLP meet

A range of issues such as
inflated bills issued by power discom BSES to a section of
consumers, irregular plying of DTC buses and water shortage in
several areas were raised by Congress MLAs at the CLP meet held here on Monday.

Changing rainfall pattern may deprive billion people of water

A changing rainfall pattern may deprive a billion people of fresh water in the tropics and subtropics in the coming decades, according to the latest research.