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Experts from IIT, Roorkee, suggest rectifying elevation to ensure proper water drainage
Updated on Sep 21, 2020 03:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Shimla |Navneet Rathore
Experts said the large amount of untreated sewage, debris and industrial effluents emptying into it is what is harming it.
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 01:44 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Vatsala Shrangi
The Union rural development ministry has written to all states with water stressed blocks and asked them to finish incomplete drought proofing and water management related works, an official familiar with the matter said.
Updated on Jul 03, 2019 08:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Jayashree Nandi
Civic water supply to Beed city continued to be once in 20 days due to inadequate water storage in the Bindusara dam. Pregnant women have been suffering the most even as premature deliveries at the government hospital have risen by 34% in the last one year. June witnessed 92.3mm rainfall in Marathwada- a deficiency of 33%.
Updated on Jul 02, 2019 05:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Beed |Shrinivas Deshpande
The move comes even as large parts of India reel under the impact of a water shortage, and with drought looming large in some cases. The IMD said on Monday that at 33%, the month of June saw the biggest deficiency in rains since 2015. Data from the Central Water Commission on June 27 said of the 91 major reservoirs in the country, 62 reported 80% or below normal levels.
Updated on Jul 02, 2019 02:18 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Saubhadra Chatterji and Zia Haq
People must realise that it is critical to reduce consumption
Published on Jun 03, 2019 09:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
In a far cry from last year’s situation, 26 reservoirs in Maharashtra have reached “zero storage” as on May 18, according to statistics put out by the Water Conservation department of the state government.
Updated on May 18, 2019 06:39 PM IST
Mumbai |Press Trust of India
Government urged to treat drought as a natural disaster and amend the National Disaster Management Act, 2005 accordingly.
Updated on Nov 04, 2018 02:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Shrinivas Deshpande
Water levels of the country’s 91 major reservoirs have dropped to 20% of their storage capacity, well below the 10-year average, government data shows.
Published on May 11, 2018 12:03 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Toufiq Rashid