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Water shortage likely in many parts of Delhi on Tuesday due to high ammonia level

After continuous efforts of Delhi Jal Board to rationalize the water supply, at present, all three phases at Wazirabad are running in its full capacity and the ammonia level in Yamuna has decreased to 1.6 mgl.

Oct 01, 2019, 07:05 AM IST

Delhi stops 2 water treatment plants due to high ammonia level, CM Arvind Kejriwal assures of no shortage

On Sunday, Delhi government said that water supply in parts of the national capital will be affected on Monday as pumping from Chandrawal water treatment plant has been reduced due to high ammonia levels in raw water.

Sep 30, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

Rajasthan's water scarcity ends, danger lifts from nine districts

It is reported that many of the dams in the state which either had no water or very little levels are now almost full to the brim. This is thanks to decent monsoon rains.

Aug 25, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh talks tough on water wastage, calls for virtual war against growing problem

With the state staring at acute water scarcity, the chief minister reviewed the situation at the second meeting of the Urban Renewal and Reforms Consultative Group and ordered a virtual war against water wastage.

Jul 11, 2019, 22:03 PM IST

Water woes in Tamil Nadu: DMK holds protest, government says don't play politics

DMK workers on Wednesday held a protest in front of Coimbatore City Corporation Office demanding immediate solution for the severe water crisis.

Jun 19, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

IT companies in Chennai ask employees to work from home due to acute water crisis

More than 12 IT companies have asked their employees to work from home for over next 3 months owing to acute water crisis.

Jun 14, 2019, 12:39 PM IST

How heatwave across India is worsening an already-dire water crisis

Soaring mercury and the resulting sweltering heat has further compounded water woes across many parts of India.

Jun 11, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

Developing nations need focus on water research: UN

Two new papers from the university's Canada-based Institute for Water, Environment and Health on Wednesday called for reducing this 'alarming' imbalance between resources and need, which impedes the search for solutions to crucial water challenges.
 

May 30, 2019, 10:42 AM IST

Pond full of dead fish triggers alarm in MP town

Residents fear water supply lines in the vicinity of the pond may now be contaminated as well.

Jun 30, 2018, 22:47 PM IST

Five arrested for shooting family over water dispute in Delhi

The accused shot and attacked a man, his son and other members of their family. The man eventually succumbed to his injuries.

Jun 15, 2018, 18:59 PM IST

India staring at dry future, 600 million face high water stress: Niti Aayog report

Niti Aayog's composite water management index has warned that major Indian cities could run out of groundwater in the next two years.

Jun 15, 2018, 16:07 PM IST

Shimla water crisis: Administration cracks the whip on illegal connections amid public backlash

The tourism industry in Shimla has also been massively hit as tourists are cancelling their visits to the popular hill-station.

Jun 01, 2018, 07:04 AM IST

Watch: Water crisis forces children in MP village to walk 1 kilometer and climb down well

India may be on the fast track towards becoming a global power but to people in Shahpura, it hardly does anything to quench their thirst.

May 26, 2018, 09:57 AM IST

Villagers in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada forced to drink drain water

With authorities having been blind and deaf to their needs, villagers here have been forced to dig water from near a drain.

May 22, 2018, 09:45 AM IST

Village in Madhya Pradesh forced to filter dirty water with clothes

The only source of water in the village is a well which is in extremely deplorable condition. Locals say they can either have the dirty water or die of thirst.

Apr 13, 2018, 16:47 PM IST

World Water Day: Bengaluru may soon run out of water, says study

The study mentioned nine other cities that too may face a water shortage soon.

Mar 22, 2018, 09:53 AM IST

Toilet water as tasty as bottled water, say scientists

Two-thirds of humanity currently live in zones that experience water scarcity at least one month a year. Half of those people are in China and India.

Mar 15, 2018, 16:39 PM IST

Water shortage may have led to demise of Maya civilisation

Something really drastic must have happened to the ancient Maya at the end of the Classic Period in the ninth century.

Aug 24, 2016, 11:09 AM IST

Drought, water shortage in states: RSS affiliate seeks closure of soft drink units

"Government should understand that survival is more important than the so called development," the Swadeshi Jagran Manch said.

Jun 05, 2016, 12:59 PM IST

Major water crisis in Hyderabad; top reservoirs go completely dry

A deadly heat wave and third consecutive drought are to be blamed for the situation.

Apr 20, 2016, 15:40 PM IST