Goa government has announced augmentation of its water supply capacity and also replacement of an age old pipeline criss-crossing 1000-kilometre stretch in the state to reduce the quantum of non-revenue water.
In an effort to check incidents of fire, building collapse in the national capital, Delhi government is planning to provide temporary water, electricity connections to those buildings which fail to obtain fire safety certificate.
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.
Hundreds of people in different areas of West Delhi took to the streets on Saturday night demanding immediate restoration of power and water supply, which was snapped due to yesterday`s powerful dust storm.
Sharp inequalities still persist around the world between rural and urban areas in terms of availability of cleaner water and better sanitation though the disparity has been narrowing over time, a UN report has said.
Alleging that Delhi was emptying its 16 drains into the Yamuna river which was later converging with the Ganga and polluting it, the UP government has issued a notice to Arvind Kejriwal government and threatened to cut water supply to the national capital.
Delhi government`s ambitious project to provide uninterrupted water supply has come under CBI scanner which has initiated three enquiries relating to tender terms allegedly favouring one of the bidders, a charge denied by Delhi Jal Board.
Describing the next two months as a very difficult period for the drought-affected areas of Maharashtra, Prithviraj Chavan said the state government was making all efforts to ensure adequate water supply to the affected areas.