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Saturday, Dec 14, 2019

Groundwater level

Jun 25, 2019 04:09
The scheme was introduced in 2015 to create water-shed structures to harvest rain water and enhance groundwater levels in 25,000 villages. Activists, experts have termed it “unscientific”. read more
Jun 24, 2019 23:57
According to India Meteorological Department’s latest data, over half of India is facing drought-like conditions. read more
Jun 24, 2019 06:41
More than half of India is reeling from drought-like conditions, the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) latest data shows, with millions struggling for drinking water as lakes dry up and groundwater levels deplete. read more
Jun 18, 2019 00:42
“So far 120 pits have been cleaned and the work is ongoing. We have empanelled an agency that is desilting all pits across the city. We would meet the target by the end of this month,” MCG executive engineer Dharamvir Mallik said. read more
Jun 08, 2019 01:45
In Hamirpur and Sardhana village, under Gurugram block, the department is eyeing 100% irrigation through drips and mini sprinklers. read more
May 23, 2019 00:54
The study was conducted to prepare baseline data of Navi Mumbai’s lakes for future policy decisions read more
May 15, 2019 07:14
The report, which has been submitted to state governments, draws on data recorded between 1994 and May 2018 and shows that withdrawal of groundwater has been greater than recharge read more
May 11, 2019 00:45
The project is meant to study water mismanagement in the city and will include data collation and constant monitoring of ongoing water-related projects under different government departments by a 15-member project management unit. read more
May 10, 2019 15:00
The groundwater table in Darbhanga has plummeted, and at several places in the district, residents have been using submersible pumps. A large number of hand pumps have failed to draw up any water because of the severe depletion of the groundwater le... read more
May 05, 2019 23:40
These 43 villages are spread across seven out of 14 tehsils of in the district, where the ground water levels have fallen by between one metre to three metres. read more
Apr 26, 2019 00:13
The development holds importance as last year, the MCG was only able to finalise a contractor in the second week of July for cleaning rainwater harvesting pits, by which time monsoon had already set in. read more
Apr 06, 2019 03:35
As per the 1956 revenue records, there were at least 640 water bodies in Gurugram. These have reduced to just 251 such bodies, show the 2018-19 revenue records. This indicates that 389 water bodies have been lost. read more
Mar 24, 2019 08:11
In some parts of the city, the groundwater level has sunk to more than 1,100 feet when it was found at 650-700 feet a few years ago, and even suppliers of water tankers are finding it difficult to source water. read more
Mar 23, 2019 08:23
Policy makers and the public need to recognise four key facts about Indian agriculture. read more
Feb 27, 2019 01:51
While the national capital faces an acute water crises every summer, a 2018 report of NITI Ayog had warned that Delhi, along with several other major Indian cities, would run out of groundwater by 2020. read more