Contamination, Pollution and Quality

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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 4, 2019 To adapt well & build resilience, climate change strategies need to factor in efforts towards water security, writes Vanita Suneja, Regional Advocacy Manager (South Asia), WaterAid.
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.
Community response to the slum sanitation improvement project hinges on grassroots leadership in a slum settlement in Dhenkanal.
Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago
The fishing community is the most vulnerable as its members come into direct contact with the river water and thus, suffer the maximum impact of pollution.
Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 3 weeks ago
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
The program envisages promoting panchayat led groundwater management and behavioural change with a primary focus on demand-side management.
Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Experts are joining forces to investigate the impact that releasing antibiotics from antibiotic manufacturing into India’s waterways has on the spread of potentially fatal drug-resistant infections.
Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Use of guppy fish to control mosquito populations in water bodies has given rise to another problem - that of its negative impact on native freshwater diversity.
aartikelkar 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