20 January 2011

The WaterAid Point Mapper, helping find fresh water - Google Earth Blog
Public works and wages in rural India - The Hindu Business Line
Environmentalists demand protection for Pulicat lake in Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Bhupinder Sagar Lake from Patiala, Punjab dries up
PIL in Orissa High Court against ESSEL Mining company for using water for its iron ore and dolomite mining project in Kasia village in Keonjhar district of the state

19 January 2011

Centre takes measures to accelerate hydro power capacity addition in the country
Crackdown on illegal tubewells continues in Gurgaon: more underground water extraction units sealed
Climate change to trigger more rainfall over tropics, states the Indian Meteorological Institute
US company launches low cost drip irrigation system in India
Watershed development as livelihood option to be promoted by NABARD

18 January 2011

Paddy farmers saved by water-tolerant variety in the Krishna-Godavari delta
Novel irrigation methods need of the hour says K. Karunakaran, Vice-Chancellor, Anna University of Technology, Coimbatore
Managing water for sustainable farming - LEISA India
Chilika lake in Orissa threatened by weeds: studies indicate rapid increase in area under phragmites
Mysore's Karanji lake threatened by sewage: The biological oxygen demand (BOD) level at the lake double in a span of three months
New Coastal Zone Regulation (CRZ) 2011 threatens Mumbai's coastline
Environmental clearance made compulsory for sand mining in Maharashtra state
Climate change to be part of New Water Policy document
Studies by experts in Himachal Pradesh warn that early signs of climate change are more visible in higher regions of India
Need identified to protect the origin of rivers in the Sahyadri ranges where about 22 rivers and 80 rivulets take birth