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    Companies finally disclose their water-related risks

    Will climate change cause greater water-related risks to companies? 29 Indian companies and hundreds of global companies find out.

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    Amita Bhaduri posted 5 hours 55 min ago

    More power, but no water security to MP and Gujarat

    News this week: Upcoming elections pose risk to water security of MP and Gujarat; No action taken by MoEF against illegal Garudeshwar dam in Gujarat; Karur's farmers to exercise NOTA.

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    swati posted 1 day ago

    Goa-Karnataka dispute over Kalasa-Banduri project resolved

    Policy matters this week: Tribunal resolves Goa-Karnataka dispute over water project; TN protests Karnataka's water scheme in Cauvery basin; Resolve Delhi-Haryana water dispute: HC to Centre.

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    swati posted 1 day ago

    Water woes of a different kind for these farmers

    Southwest Punjab negotiates deep waters as excess canal irrigation turns crop fields into fish farms.

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    Manu Moudgil posted 5 days ago

    Gujarat among the most water-starved states in India:UN

    News this week: Groundwater depletion makes Gujarat a water-starved state, says UN; Surat units all set to use recycled water; SANDRP urges Maharashtra CM to withdraw irrigation projects.

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    swati posted 1 week 2 days ago

    Close 23 out of 24 hydel projects in Uttarakhand: SC committee

    Policy matters this week: SC committee rejects 23 of 24 hydel projects in Uttarakhand; WB govt planning to amend Land Reform Act; HC orders Gujarat to properly implement the water project.

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    swati posted 1 week 2 days ago

    AAP, BJP or Congress: Which party will end our water woes?

    With only a few days left for the General Elections 2014, parties have come out with their manifestos, which features water predominantly. Which party has the best view and therefore the best chance?

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    swati posted 2 weeks 2 days ago

    IPCC alarms India of a severe water shortage

    News this week: IPCC releases its Fifth Assessment Report on climate change; Hydropower plants in Himachal find it tough to sell power; No toilet facilities in 20% of Goa households.

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    swati posted 2 weeks 4 days ago

    Indian Railways gets notice for supplying poor quality water

    Policy matters this week: Delhi HC issues notice to Indian Railways for supplying poor quality water; DJB ends the free water policy on April 1; Rajasthan govt plans to set up 1,000 RO plants.

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    swati posted 2 weeks 4 days ago

    Water for friends- for free!

    At a time when Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES), is much talked about, two villages in Nagaland show that helping one's neighbour doesn't always have to be for a cost.

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    Usha Dewani posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

    Citizen-friendly services? Yes please!

    Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has used newer technologies and integrated customer feedback into making its data public and its services reknown.

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    Hamsa Iyer posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

    Water privatisation, a failed model?

    JUSCO, India's largest water supply developer, has failed to provide water connections in many parts of India. Water must be treated as a non-commercial entity if there is to be equity in access.

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    makarandpurohit posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

    Ancient engineering marvels of Tamil Nadu

    Eris, a system of cascading tanks, were once completely managed by local communities. With centralisation came disuse and lack of maintenance but an organisation is working to revive them.

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    Seetha posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

    Alternative farming method in Karnal

    No-till agriculture, an alternative farming method, which helps prevent soil depletion as well as uses water efficiently, is being used successfully by farmers in Haryana.

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    Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

    Fishing for shrimp in Haryana’s farmlands

    Saline waters left Rohtak's farmlands fallow. After some research by local organisations, the farmers who were into agriculture, could soon move into aquaculture!

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    Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

    South Sikkim adapts to climate change

    Climate change is causing heavy, brief rain spells in many parts of the world. Rain-shadowed South Sikkim is bearing the brunt of it in Northeast India. The video shows how the people are adapting.

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    Usha Dewani posted 3 weeks 1 day ago

    Coexistence is possible-farms and forests, man and nature

    Khonoma village near Kohima upholds a sustainable form of jhum cultivation, which doesn't fell but only prunes trees. This video narrates how farms and forests can co-exist.

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    Manu Moudgil posted 3 weeks 1 day ago

    These bacteria are good!

    Bioaugmentaion is a method by which wastewater is cleaned using selected microbes, mainly bacteria. This process is both cost effective and efficient.

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    Prarthana Vishal posted 3 weeks 1 day ago

    Water buckets of the Western Ghats

    Exploitation of groundwater in Panchgani, Maharashtra, led to acute water shortage but the people of Akhegani decided to do something about it. Watch how they built spring boxes to revive springs.

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    Hamsa Iyer posted 3 weeks 2 days ago

    Maharashtra reels under hail storms and unseasonal rainfall

    News this month: Maharashtra faces the impact of climate change; Developing El Nino raises fear of a weak Indian monsoon; India's water crisis to worsen in the coming years, says UN.

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    swati posted 3 weeks 2 days ago

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