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14 October 2010

Slaying pollution demon to greet the goddess: Jharkhand goes eco-friendly with jute & wood to prevent pollution of water bodies
Government hospitals in Bangalore check water wastage after four decades
Water, water, only to swim: Bengal’s driest district, gets pool ‘gift’ from local body
Kolkata: At a time when the state is reeling under acute water scarcity, the government is yet to formulate a water policy, even after eight years since the National Water Policy came into being
Deep waters, slowly drying up: Depletion of aquifers is a looming tragedy. New agreements offer hope
Survey of drainage systems and disposal of solid waste in the cities finds Hyderabad, and its second largest city, Visakhapatnam very poor in sanitation, while Chandigarh cleanest
Mumbai: We’re crucial to environment, ragpicker tells world

13 October 2010

Asian Development Bank to help protect coastal areas in Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra to reduce coastal erosion and instability

11 October 2010

A sombre appraisal of water resources - The Hindu

07 October 2010

India s real challenge: Halving the proportion of those without access to safe drinking water and sanitation : Article in Indian Express
The Ganga receded to 112.240 metre on Monday, thus providing hope for the Katri villagers to return home. The Ganga was flowing at 113 metre on Sunday, 113.450 metre on Saturday and 113.710 metre on Friday
Incessant rains have recharged at least seven dried up lakes in India’s Uttarakhand State
Torrential rain on Monday evening caught the city by storm, bringing traffic to a halt on heavily waterlogged city roads-in Baner
At least three houses were destroyed and 15 partially damaged during heavy rains in the district on Tuesday. No injury or loss of life has been reported so far
More than 2400 persons have been moved to safer places in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam districts following heavy rains and flooding
With heavy rain continuing in the catchment areas of Idukki, the water level showed an upward trend with a higher inflow recorded in the Periyar, the main tributary of the reservoir
The death toll due to heavy rain lashing the state went up to seven on Tuesday with a labourer struck dead by lightning in Kanakapura
Two people, including a six-month-old infant, were killed and ten others injured as heavy rains lashed the interior and northern parts of Karnataka during the last 24 hours
Torrential rains in many parts of the State have caused damage to life and property, and resulted in the death of five persons in the past two days
Following heavy rains throughout Saturday night, several areas were inundated in several villages. In Hassan, five houses were damaged and about 300-400 acres of standing crop submerged in water in Hassan

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