News

16 December 2010

Orissa reports of 183 diarrhoea deaths in 2010
Indian cities, factories and farms spend $2 bn on technology to reuse water

15 December 2010

Land acquisition for Renuka Dam in Himachal Pradesh continues, despite protests against forced land aquisition
Metrowater pumps sewage into Cooum river in Tamil Nadu, polluting the already polluted river still further
Water-guzzling industries threaten Wardha river in Maharashtra
Cancun aftermath: Experts fear carbon market crash
Monsoon in Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu spells disaster in the form of flooding

14 December 2010

Rajasthan becomes the first state in India to have a comprehensive soil atlas
Managing water in river basins - Hydrology, economics and institutions by Dinesh Kumar - Book Review
No dams on the Brahmaputra, pleads the Northeast
Successful effort at renovation of water bodies through community effort brings cheer to residents in Pammal Municipality, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Relentless mining leaves Goa villages high and dry
Urgent need to adopt measures to cope with depeting water tables in the state of Punjab identified by hydrologists and scientists during a regional workshop
A first-of-its-kind 'Water and Wastewater Gallery' that aims at spreading awareness about water conservation inaugurated at the National Science Centre in Delhi
Over 350 hospitalised for diarrhoea near Tiruvarur in Tamil Nadu following the consumption of contaminated water and fish
The coal and environment ministries lock horns over bailing out coal-bearing areas from the Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI)
Seshachalam Hills in Andhra Pradesh declared the first ever bio-diversity reserve in the state

13 December 2010

The hierarchy of water ownership of traditional ponds of Palakkad district,Kerala
Check dams on the Singoda river that keep the reservoirs alive for up to six months after the monsoon, solve water woes of Gujarat villages
Action against industrial units polluting Ganga undertaken by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), which surveyed 26 industries located on the bank

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