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Water contamination and pollution - A growing challenge for health and biodiversity
Contamination and pollution of water is on rise in India. Here is all the information you need to know on the causes and effects of water contamination and pollution.
Frequently asked questions (FAQ) on Total Dissolved Solids
Here is a compilation of answers received on India Water Portal on queries related to TDS.
Dealing with droughts
There are many reasons why we see more droughts in India these days. Here is all the information that you need to know droughts better.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Ramsar sites in India
The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands has designated 47 wetlands in India to be protected from degradation. These FAQs answer all your queries regarding the Ramsar sites in India.
Soil erosion threatens agriculture in India
Soil erosion is major environmental problem in India. What is soil erosion and what are the factors affecting it? Read these FAQs to know more.
Everything you want to know about drinking water
What is safe drinking water? What is the state of drinking water in India?
Embankments in Bihar: The inapt and futile defence against floods
Embankments in Bihar have failed miserably against flood protection. Take a look on these frequently asked questions (FAQs) on why they failed and what are the possible solutions to floods in Bihar?
Controlling epidemics, in the midst of a pandemic!
While the monsoon threatens to trigger vector borne diseases in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, what should we know about vector borne diseases?
FAQs: Faecal sludge and septage management
There is a need to adopt safe practices in collection, transport, treatment of septage and faecal waste, and appropriate options in disposal or safe reuse of treated black water.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Jal Jeevan Mission
All you need to know on Jal Jeevan Mission, a time-bound mission-mode programme that was launched in 2019 to provide water to all by 2024.
Watershed Management Compendium
This compendium by Dr Mihir Kumar Maitra answers all questions that will be of great use to practitioners engaged in both engineering and management aspects of watershed management in the field.
FAQ – Sediment management
A river is a body of flowing sediment as much as one of flowing water. Here’s all you want to know about sediment in action in rivers.
When water kills
What are waterborne diseases and why are they important? Here is all the information that you need to know waterborne diseases better.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) - Mangroves
What are mangroves and why are they important? Here is a simple Q&A to understand the mangrove ecosystems in India better.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) - Grasslands
What are grasslands and why are they important? Here is a simple Q&A to understand the grasslands in India better.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Solar water pumps
What are solar water pumps? What are their advantages over traditional water pumps? Here are the answers to all your questions on solar water pumps.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Organisations/NGOs working in Water and Sanitation
A curated directory of civil society organisations working on water and sanitation in India
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Wetlands
What are wetlands and why are they so important? A simple Q&A answers pertinent questions related to wetlands in India.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Rules, Regulations & Standards concerning water
A one-stop compilation of the Rules, Regulations & Standards related to all aspects of water
Frequently asked questions (FAQ) - Menstruation and menstrual hygiene management
Here is an FAQ that answers some of the most pertinent questions on adolescence and menstruation.