Droughts and Floods

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December 27, 2019 This compendium by Dr Mihir Kumar Maitra answers all questions that will be of great use to practitioners engaged in both engineering and management aspects of watershed management in the field.
Watershed management in India (Image Source: India Water Portal)
December 26, 2019 Policy matters this week
The Mandovi river disputed between Karnataka and Goa (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
December 11, 2019 Policy matters this week
Polythene bags and solid waste left behind as water recedes in the Ganga river. (Source: India Water Portal on Flickr)
December 11, 2019 A study calls for solutions that can benefit farmers and the environment and positively impact India's nutrition indicators.
Rice field in Karnataka (Image: Guldem Ustun, Flickr Commons, CC BY 2.0)
December 6, 2019 A report by the India Rivers Forum highlights the need to focus further than the main stem of the Ganga river.
Distant snow clad mountains, the smaller hills and the Ganga river (Image: Srimoyee Banerjee, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0)
"Bagmati Calling" : Dharna by villagers demanding rehabilitation
"Bagmati Calling" : Dharna by villagers demanding rehabilitation iwp posted 12 years 10 months ago
Potential impacts of climate change
Two inputs regarding climate change iwp posted 12 years 10 months ago
Contents of the latest SANDRP newsletter : Solar power boom and many more stories
Contents of the latest SANDRP newsletter : Solar power boom and many more stories iwp posted 12 years 11 months ago
A silent worker clearing the drain in Kolkata
A silent worker clearing the drain in Kolkata iwp posted 12 years 11 months ago
Bihar floods 2007-A review of the relief work
Bihar floods 2007-A review of the relief work iwp posted 13 years ago
Floods in Northeastern India - Images from NASA
NASA's Earth Observatory website has striking pictures of flooding on Brahmaputra in September, 2007. iwp posted 13 years 1 month ago
New book: "Drowned and Damned:Colonial Capitalism and Flood Control in Eastern India"
New book: "Drowned and Damned:Colonial Capitalism and Flood Control in Eastern India" iwp posted 13 years 1 month ago
District-wise details on 2007 Bihar floods from local NGOs
The overall situation in north Bihar is grim. In all the five districts where NGOs work, severe flood have been reported iwp posted 13 years 3 months ago
"Water Initiatives Orissa", a five-year old campaign to work on water issues in Orissa
Orissa may suffer from severe food insecurity, if desertification is not reversed. Its time to wake up from the deep slumber and to face and mitigate the challenges with firm and committed actions iwp posted 13 years 4 months ago
Water and culture : Celebration of floods in Kosi
The Celebration of Floods iwp posted 13 years 5 months ago