Bad smell from borewell water
(not verified) posted 7 months 4 weeks ago


I dug a borewell 750 feet in 2017. We are using the water continuously since then, unfortunately for the last two weeks a bad sulphur like smell is coming from the water. There is no change in colour. 

I live in Hyderabad Toli Chouwki area. I do not know what is causing this problem.

How to find groundwater in my land
(not verified) posted 8 months 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir,

I have my land but we could not find underground water, despite deep drilling we found no water. Please help in how can I locate groundwater in Kamareddy, Hyderabad.

COVID-19 lockdown: Health of Ganga and Yamuna rivers improves
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 7 months ago

Lockdown impact: Health of water bodies improves

Ganga river at Kachla, Uttar Pradesh (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Monitoring guidelines for sand mining released
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 10 months ago

Guidelines to monitor illegal sand mining released

For the first time, the Environment Ministry has released Enforcement and Monitoring Guidelines for Sand Mining 2020 to monitor and check illegal sand mining in the country.

Illegal sand mining continues in the country unabated (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
When the sewers get blocked: sanitation labour in urban India
On World Toilet Day, we bring to light the labour of India’s sewer workers - those who do the unclean work that a Clean India relies on. priyad posted 2 years ago

Photo credit: Sharada Prasad
Cyclone Bulbul devastates West Bengal and Odisha
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years ago

Cyclone Bulbul causes devastation in West Bengal and Odisha

A cyclonic storm that hit India in 2016. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Telangana government, tribals oppose uranium mining in Nallamala forests
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago

Telangana government, tribals stand against proposed uranium mining in Nallamala forests

A view of the Nallamala Forests (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Floods grip Assam and Bihar
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 4 months ago

Bihar and northeast India reel under floods

People take a boat to cross the flood-ravaged Brahmaputra (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Five percent rainfall deficit recorded in June
News this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 5 months ago

Monsoon shows a deficit of five percent in June

Agriculture needs to be made climate resilient. (Image Source: India Water Portal)
Flood situation improves in Bihar and West Bengal
News this week Swati Bansal posted 4 years 3 months ago

Bihar floods: Fear of epidemic looms large

Army engaged in rescue operations. (Photo by Pranab Kumar)