News

01 June 2011

Lack of interest and negative attitude of the Kerala Water Authority leads to uncertainty in the implementation of Rs 29-crore sewage treatment plants at Sannidhanam and Pampa
Farmers Forum of India, Madurai, comes out with list of solutions for pollution woes arising out of the polluting dyeing units in Tirupur

31 May 2011

For fair use of water - Water legislation must create an institutional framework that strikes the right balance among all stakeholders - Article from Business Line

30 May 2011

How not to stop the flow of water - Article by Rohini Nilekani in The Times of India
Bangalore man has solution for world s water woes, interlinking of rivers over the sea- Article from DNA
How India's success is killing its holy river - Article from TIME
Concrete rings and recharge wells - The monsoon is about to set in and it is time to act, advises our water expert S. Vishwanath - Article from The Hindu

28 May 2011

Ozone to treat potable water: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is considering this option to purify water at its treatment plants instead of Chlorine
Gujarat government working on a uniform pricing policy for water: Reason, various agencies are selling water for domestic and commercial usage at different prices

27 May 2011

How effective are sanitisers? - Studies say they are inefficient in removing norovirus, and can cause bowel disorder - Article from Down To Earth
Community brings Kathani river in central India back to life - Article from DNA
Water-saving project in Punjab, India reaches out to farmers through cooperatives - Article by the Columbia Water Center
Engage with rain - Article from Unboxed Writers by S Vishwanath
The future of food - Is urban agriculture a solution ? Article from Beyond Profit
Towards zero discharge - Two textile cities, Tirupur and Ludhiana, explore ways to stop effluent discharge into streams - Article from Down To Earth
"NREGA administration by states remains a cause for concern": MGNREGS News updates compiled by FES (1 - 15 April 2011)
Turn to traditional wisdom of water harnessing says Anupam Mishra - Article from The Hindu
If water is to be freely and equitably available to everyone in the future, we need a new paradigm to address the challenges of resource constraint, government apathy and policy stalemate - Article from The Hindu
Despite several bodies incorporated to form BBMP, most areas in Bangalore are neglected leading to drinking water and sanitation problems - Article from Deccan Herald
A fast-growing submerged aquatic weed, Cabomba posing serious threat to water bodies in Kerala

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