Bamboo tower to harness drinking water from air

An Italian firm is developing an off-grid bamboo tower that could efficiently harness safe drinking water from thin air without the need of expensive infrastructure.

Three-layered checking of Obama's food, drinking water

 The food and drinking water to be served to US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle during their stay at the ITC Maurya will pass through three layers of stingent checking, including by a crack Delhi Police team and the US Secret Service.

Manjhi govt asked to expedite drinking water schemes

 The Centre on Tuesday asked the Bihar government to expedite the tardy progress in implementation of the drinking water schemes in the state particularly in villages dominated by SC, ST and minorities population.

DNA: Bottled water may be harmful to health, BARC study reveals

Drinking packaged water may appear to be good for health but you are wrong. A new research conducted by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in 18 bottled water companies in Mumbai has revealed the presence of harmful chemicals in samples of bottled water.

Assembly Elections: Public opinion in Delhi's Dwarka

As Assembly polls are approaching, let's decode the public opinion and know the issues ailing Delhi.

New tech uses sunlight to purify water
New tech uses sunlight to purify water

 A new Japanese technology that uses sunlight and photocatalysts to turn polluted water into safe drinking water is being tested in India.

Jaundice death toll rises to 17 in Odisha town

With the authorities confirming Sunday the death of one more patient, the toll from jaundice in Odisha's Sambalpur town since May has risen to 17.

Govt to ensure safe drinking water to tackle fluorosis

With more than one crore people at the risk of fluorosis, government today said efforts are on to ensure supply of safe drinking water in the affected areas to address the problem.

Jaundice kills 13 in Odisha town

Jaundice has killed 13 people in Odisha's Sambalpur town and its adjoining area since May and infected nearly 1,100 others, an official said Monday.

Solar energy to turn sea water potable
Solar energy to turn sea water potable

Now it's possible to turn the saline sea water into drinking water with a ground-breaking prototype developed by a Britain- based firm Desolenator.

90% household to get safe drinking water in 8 years: Govt

Ninety per cent homes in the country will get piped drinking water in next eight years, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

748 mn people worldwide lack access to clean water: WHO

A total of 748 million people lack access to clean water on a regular basis in the world and an estimated 1.8 billion people are exposed to contaminated water, according to a report released Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Chaudhary Birender Singh praises MNREGA scheme

In an interview with Zee Media, Chaudhary Birender Singh who took over as Minister for Rural development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation praised MNREGA scheme for its positive effects on the poor.

Shimla's water ATM goes out of order

Less than three months after its installation, a drinking water ATM here, the first in Himachal Pradesh, has been lying defunct for almost a week, locals said Wednesday.

Food, water and medicine should reach every man: SC tells J&K Govt

Food, drinking water and medical facilities should reach even the last man in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, the Supreme Court told the Centre and the state government today.

State to provide drinking water to all people: AP Deputy CM

Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister N Chinarajappa said here Tuesday that the state government is taking steps to provide all infrastructure facilities including drinking water in rural areas.

Water crisis in Berhampur

Drinking water crisis in South Odisha's Berhampur appears to be compounded following disruption of supply from Rushikulya water supply system, one of the major sources to the town for past two days.

Provide drinking water, toilets in schools: BJP to MCD

The Delhi unit of the BJP Thursday asked all three municipal corporations under it to provide clean drinking water and separate toilets for girl students in all schools under their jurisdiction.

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.

2-day workshop on drinking water & sanitation from Aug 26

With a view to accomplishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s mission
"Swachh Bharat by 2019", the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation will organise a two day exhibition-cum-workshop next week, highlighting innovative technologies.