Bengal's nearly all arsenic-free water plants not working

An overwhelming majority of the technologies deployed to provide arsenic-free water in West Bengal have become non-functional within a year of installation due to lack of a sustainable model, experts said here.

PM Narendra Modi is 'messiah' Indians had been waiting for thousand years: Uma Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Friday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "messiah Indians had been waiting for to appear for a thousand years" who has solution to all their problems.

Centre reviewing condition of northeast rivers: Uma Bharti

Intending to utilise the water resources in India's northeast for the country's benefit, the centre has started reviewing the condition of the rivers to find out ways to harness their potential, union minister Uma Bharti said Wednesday.

Govt planning 3 new dams on Yamuna-Sharda link: Bharti

Seeking to address the long term water requirements of the national capital, the Government is speeding-up work on the Yamuna-Sharda link, proposing three new dams in Uttarakhand for this purpose.

India Water Week to be observed from January 13

A multi-disciplinary dialogue, parallel exhibition, besides a programme on water resources planning will mark the India Water Week, being observed by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation from next week.

Watershed conservation can reduce pollution in India: Study
Watershed conservation can reduce pollution in India: Study

Indian cities like Mumbai, Gurgaon, Rajkot and several others that suffer from water pollution, have the potential to reduce pollution at the source by 10 percent through practices like watershed conservation and river bank restoration, a new study says.

Centre, Telangana to discuss national status demand for irrigation project

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Monday said that the Centre and Telangana government officials would discuss the demand for according national status for Pranahita-Chevella irrigation project in the state.

Centre to launch 'Jal Gram' scheme next year: Uma Bharati

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Saturday said that the Centre will launch the Jal Gram (Water Village) Scheme in 2015.

Parliamentary panel on water resources visits Varanasi

The chairman and 12 other members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources on Tuesday arrived here to take stock of water situation in the city and will hold discussions with the officials of state and central governments concerned on the matter.

Uma moots for integrated management of Northeast water resources

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development Uma Bharati has assured Arunachal Pradesh for integrated management of all the water resources of the north-eastern state.

NGRBA shifted from Environment Ministry to Water Resources

The National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) has been transferred to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation from the Ministry of Environment.

BJP`s river linking plan likely to get push

BJP`s ambitious proposal to link rivers across the country is set to get a push with the Water Resources Ministry being asked to prepare a future roadmap.

Andhra Pradesh aims to be drought-proof in five years, says Naidu

Andhra Pradesh CM Chanrababu Naidu directed District Collectors and other officials concerned to integrate the available water resources to increase ground water levels in their areas.

Karnataka to spell out stand on Krishna Tribunal verdict next week

Karnataka Water Resources Minister M B Patil on Monday said the state government will spell out in a week`s time its "clear-cut stand" on second Krishna Tribunal`s verdict.

Nepal, India discuss water resources,electricity,flood control

Nepal and India have reviewed progress made by bilateral water resources projects and discussed issues relating to water resources, electricity, flood forecasting and flood control.

Govt approves Rs 351-cr scheme on water conservation awareness

The government today approved a Rs 351 crore project to increase awareness among children, industrialists and farmers towards water conservation and improve the demand side management of available water resources.

Cabinet approves R&D in water sector

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Wednesday said research and development programme will continue to find solutions to problems related to water resources.

Maharashtra drought is man-made: Anna Hazare

Alleging that drought in Maharashtra is "man-made", social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday said.

Software protects water resources from terrorists

The software tells utility operators within minutes whether something is wrong with their water, giving them time to warn and protect the public.

Shrinking land, water resources major challenges facing India

Shrinking land and water resources,
heavy dependence on monsoon and optimum weather conditions and
low productivity were some challenges facing the country,
an expert said on Friday.