20 December 2010

At 28, Maharashtra has most polluted rivers in the country

19 December 2010

Slum dwellers in Mumbai rely on ration shops for water

18 December 2010

Sterlite industries blamed for unlawful deforestation in Chhattisgarh
The Centre allocates Rs.350 crore for a National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture to address the impact of climate change on agriculture and allied sectors
Water samples in Mumbai, Maharashtra found to have high levels of bacteria causing gastric and eye infections as well as skin rashes

17 December 2010

Global and regional statistics - Key water related issues - Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)
China to provide flood data of Sutlej river to India
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), a key partner for the National Urban School Sanitation Initiative, to start school sanitation rating
49 mining projects halted by the Government of Maharashtra in Sindhudurg district due to environmental concerns
Marooned frequently due to floods and tired of tardy execution of relief measures, villagers in Tamil Nadu want the government to resettle them from the low-lying region to a safer location
Borewell addiction spells doom for the city of Bangalore, Karnataka
Madhya Pradesh loses 32 sq km of forest cover due to the dam construction, especially on the river Narmada
182 mines found to be close to rivers and nullahs' in the state of Goa
High Court stops mining operations in the forest areas near Niwai in Tonk district, Rajasthan
Illegal mining: 17 arrested, 27 vehicles seized in Alwar, Rajasthan

16 December 2010

Maharashtra state aims at becoming 100% defecation free
Warkaris, devotees of Lord Vitthal and Rukhmini, roped in to promote sanitation schemes in Maharashtra
Water billing goes private in the city of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Disparity in storage levels of irrigation, hydel reservoirs in Tamil Nadu identified, despite bountiful northeast monsoon in State
Rs 12cr project proposed to ease the problem of high arsenic contamination in the groundwater in Jorhat town in the North East