Water for Mumbai a cost to ecology

All 12 dams planned to quench Mumbai's thirst fall in the ecologically sensitive region of Western Ghats. Will submerge more than 22,000 hectares.

We welcome tourists, not their plastice bottles

NGO writes to Moily against river diversion project 

Claims that Yettinahole project in Karnataka have no environment clearance and will damage 100 hectare forest land in Western Ghats. 

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Groundwater hits bottom near Coca Cola's plant in Rajasthan

Farmers in Kaladera block of Jaipur claim that agriculture has become difficult due to rapid fall in ground water after the beverage giant entered the region in 2000.

Ammonia in Delhi's water rises yet again

Cochin estuary high on insecticides: Study

Cochin estuary has one of the highest concentration of organochlorine insecticides in the world, revealed a study by the Cochin University of Science and Technology.

Poo to power Bangalore 

Rayalaseema gets tense over water

Poor allocation and diversion of water for upstream areas has created tension between districts in this Andhra Pradesh region.

CBI registers five FIRs in Delhi Jal Board scam case

MGNREGS to help build toilets in villages

Rural sanitation works included under the list of jobs that can be done under MGNREGS in collaboration with Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan.

Madras HC restrains NGT from suo motu actions

Kerala demands review of the Western Ghats order

The State Government has asked the Centre to review its order on eco-sensitive zone in the Western Ghats. The Order was based on the Kasturirangan report that recommended one-third of the Ghats be declared eco-sensitive.

Big mining companies violate environment laws in Odisha

News this week: Toilets in only 30% urban slums, pipeline being laid close to Golconda fort and 99 illegal dyeing units unearthed in Tirupur

Welfare schemes not of much use to urban slums





We are trying to drill a bore in Hyderabad. We saw water at about 40 ft. However due to loose soil, we are unable to continue drilling any further. The pipes burst and soil is collapsing into the drilled area.

Can someone please suggest us on how to proceed?





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