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08 August 2010

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast moderate to heavy rainfall in Konkan, Marathwada and many parts of Central Maharashtra in the next 48 hours
An early morning drive down the extremely unsteady temporary road connecting Raichur and Manthralayam sees tens of trucks and lorries are seen greedily excavating sand from underneath the Tungabhadra-Manthralayam bridge
The erratic monsoon might yet cause damage to paddy crop, particularly in the Eastern UP region, which so far has received only 284.2mm rainfall against the normal rainfall of 542.6 mm

07 August 2010

Over a dozen villages in Punjab province were inundated in the border areas of Sialkot district and the Pakistani officials blamed it on India, saying authorities across the frontier had released excess flood water
Incessant rains vis-à-vis administration's negligence to launch sanitation drive on time has created breeding grounds for water-borne diseases in several parts of Saurashtra and Kutch
Two years after river Tapi wreaked havoc in the city in 2006, experts from IIM, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), Dileep Mavalankar and Amiit Kumar Srivastava published an eye-opener research report
Much water has passed under the bridges of diamond city since the devastating floods four years ago. But are we ready to face such a situation again?
The Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation( PCMC) will implement an advanced system to monitor its entire water supply network right from lifting of raw water from the Pavana river

06 August 2010

Water through Pakistani eyes : Article in The Hindu

02 August 2010

Water news (26th July - 2nd August) : Heavy monsoon rainfall across AP, Karnataka, UP, drought in Bihar

29 July 2010

General Assembly declares access to clean water and sanitation is a human right

26 July 2010

Round up of news for the week ending 26th July 2010 : Heavy rain causes trouble in parts of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan

19 July 2010

World Bank to provide USD 150 mn for rural water supply project in Karnataka - Article from Deccan Herald

17 July 2010

Water news: Water crisis in the offing for Jaipur and Ajmer

08 July 2010

How parched villages save water in Rajasthan - Article from Rediff

02 July 2010

Katwaru, a Ghasia tribal has full faith in Rahul Gandhi - Says he will do something to end their miseries

30 June 2010

Development projects increasing cyclone vulnerability in Orissa - Article from Reuters AlertNet
Biological toilets to be set up in Lakshwadeep Islands - Article from The Hindu
The Himalayas : A special report on the effect of climate change on the glaciers
One man’s initiative ensures water-security in drought condition - Article from The Hindu

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