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Monday, Jan 20, 2020

Groundwater level

Aug 27, 2019 16:07
According to the experts, dead wells which once used to be the backbone of irrigation, can be used to help address the problem of depleting groundwater level in Punjab. read more
Aug 19, 2019 13:19
The study has found that despite the presence of Central and state level schemes, funding allocations and a host of international institutions, climate change and monsoon failures have repeatedly caused droughts in Bundelkhand. read more
Aug 17, 2019 23:12
Of late water conservation has been a buzzword in Delhi with the Delhi government exploring various ways and means of water conservation. read more
Aug 13, 2019 22:44
According to the department’s latest groundwater report, the 28 localities being assessed witnessed a decline from 20.31 metres below ground level (mbgl) in 2013 (post-monsoon) to 26.97 mbgl (post-monsoon) in 2018. read more
Aug 09, 2019 21:57
On August 28 and 29, the agriculture and horticulture department will conduct a water conservation drive in 50 villages of the district. More than 100 abandoned borewells will be used for groundwater recharge. read more
Aug 07, 2019 20:10
Agrarian crisis and continuous groundwater depletion are the two biggest challenges facing Punjab. read more
Jul 24, 2019 22:11
According to a complaint filed by Noida Sector 77 resident Amit Gupta, several illegal car-washing centres are operating in the city. Of these, two near his residence were running on a plot of land meant for a public park. read more
Jul 17, 2019 22:47
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is constructing four rainwater harvesting units inside the new parking lot of the Qutub complex. read more
Jul 14, 2019 03:05
Environmentalists spot multiple microhabitats inside the Aravalli Biodiversity Park, an indicator that birds have started nesting here. Restoration of the park started in 2010 after years of stone mining read more
Jul 11, 2019 07:27
Water scarcity in Bundelkhand has rendered farmlands useless and vast swathes of land have wild outgrowths instead of crops. read more
Jul 05, 2019 07:17
The spread of mobile phones in rural areas has already impacted the way the small and marginal farmers get access to information about soil health, weather and prices. read more
Jul 04, 2019 04:14
Experts have made many suggestions, including strict monitoring of groundwater levels and adoption of micro irrigation techniques. The most important change we can make is to focus on rainwater harvesting. read more
Jul 01, 2019 12:26
Punjab farmers’ over-dependence on water-guzzler paddy is one of the major reasons of depleting groundwater level. read more
Jun 28, 2019 07:22
Out of 6,584 blocks assessed in the country, 1,034 are in the over-exploited category, 253 in the critical category, 681 in the semi-critical category, 96 in the saline category, and 4,520 in the safe category. read more