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December 6, 2019 A report by the India Rivers Forum highlights the need to focus further than the main stem of the Ganga river.
December 2, 2019 Water stewardship is an approach predicated on the concept that water is a shared resource and so water risks are also shared risks that everyone in a catchment will face
November 21, 2019 A report by NIUA brings to light the chinks in Jaipur's sewage system and suggests some solutions.
November 21, 2019 Excessive and unregulated pesticide use has not only poisoned the soil, water and environment in villages in Punjab’s Malwa region – it has also increased health risks for the people.
November 13, 2019 Policy matters this week
November 13, 2019 News this week
A study found that mass bathing events in the Kshipra river not only led to high pollution, but also to the presence of multidrug resistant pathogenic bacteria in its waters, posing a risk to health.
aartikelkar posted 1 month 4 weeks ago
Cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc in the Sunderbans at a time when the country was already battling a large spread of Covid-19.
Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 1 week ago
Policy matters this week
Swati Bansal posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Urgent action needed to abolish dangerous practices including the informal recycling of lead acid batteries.
Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
There is an urgent need to revamp our municipal waste management systems.
Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 2 weeks ago
Water fleas, tiny organisms found in water can help save rivers! Read this interview with freshwater biologist, Dr Sameer Padhye, to know how.
aartikelkar posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
Regulations for water use, innovation for treating antimicrobial resistance and monitoring of infected plastic leakage needs to be prioritised to curtail the water crisis.
Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months ago
As climate change handshakes water contamination, we pass by very much uncertain times.
aartikelkar posted 6 months ago
A workshop highlights the need to give a boost to affordable household water treatment and storage technologies.
Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months ago
For Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal to succeed, the state needs to look at water harvesting to augment groundwater availability.
Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months 4 weeks ago