Ghaziabad District

Pond water reuse from a circular economy perspective
Ponds became a storehouse of metal toxicity in the accumulated sludge: Study Posted on 24 May, 2022 08:06 PM

Ponds are increasingly getting polluted mainly due to the discharge of wastewater from residential areas, sewage outlets, solid waste dump sites, livestock rearing sites (e.g., dairy, poultry), and fertilizers and pesticides from farmers’ fields.

Wastewater generated from households in the catchment area of a pond contaminates its waters (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Drinking water availability should be a top priority, concrete action should be taken against water wastage: NGT
Policy matters this week Posted on 23 Oct, 2019 10:35 AM

Drinking water availability should be a top priority: NGT

Queuing up for water (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Karnataka not to release water to TN
Policy matters this week Posted on 03 Oct, 2016 02:13 PM

No water to TN till a special state legislature session takes a call: Karnataka 

Cauvery river. (Source: India Water Portal)
Release 12,000 cusecs of water to TN: SC to Karnataka
Policy matter this week Posted on 19 Sep, 2016 09:20 AM

Cauvery river dispute: Karnataka to share less water, SC raps the two states over protests

Cauvery river in Karnataka (Source: AmyNorth via Wikipedia)
Spike in farmer suicides
News this week Posted on 21 Aug, 2016 08:47 PM

India witnesses 40 percent rise in farmer suicides in a year

A farmer in his field. (Source: India Water Portal)
Hindon clean-up, a prerequisite to cleaning the Ganga
The pollution rates of the river Hindon are alarming. Despite work by conservation groups, the efforts on the part of the government to fix the problem remain uncertain. Posted on 22 Jul, 2015 11:17 AM

Come monsoon and the situation in the Hindon river is truly troubling. Large stretches of the river continue to suffer toxic contamination.

The polluted Hindon (Source: Hindi Water Portal)
Karnataka government exposed on Yettinahole project
News this week Posted on 24 Feb, 2015 10:40 AM

Yettinahole project called a drinking water project only to circumvent guidelines

River Netravathi (Source: SANDRP)
Budget 2015-16 likely to have huge cuts in social sector
Policy matters this fortnight Posted on 16 Dec, 2014 12:27 PM

Social sector likely to get less funds in Union Budget 2015-16

MNREGA workers building check dam in Gujarat
New norms proposed for hydel clearance
Policy matters this week Posted on 23 Oct, 2014 05:41 PM

Government proposes new set of norms for hydel projects clearance

Omkareshwar Dam on Narmada, Madhya Pradesh