Groundwater

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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.
December 18, 2019 A study from Gujarat finds that micro-irrigation combined with metered power led to a reduction in uncontrolled groundwater extraction by farmers.
December 13, 2019 A study highlights the need to scale down the export of rice, maize, buffalo meat and other items to conserve groundwater in India.
December 11, 2019 Policy matters this week
December 4, 2019 The 2015­-2018 drought, the longest, but less severe of droughts experienced by India raises alarm on the negative effects of future droughts on water security in the country.
As per this plan, harnessing of monsoon run-off through artificial recharge techniques would be one of the thrust areas in coming years in management of ground water resources.
rajshekar posted 11 years 4 months ago
Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) provides data on groundwater quality problems due to industrial activities and state-wise details of groundwater contamination
Rama Mani posted 11 years 4 months ago
This report from the Jadhavpur University highlights the intensity and magnitude of the arsenic contamination in the Ganga-Meghna-Bramhaputra plain
Rama Mani posted 11 years 4 months ago
The report presents hydrogeological map of India, district-wise groundwater availability, recharge, usage draft, development, and categorization at block level as safe/critical/overexploited/saline
Rama Mani posted 11 years 4 months ago
The act aims to manage, control and regulate indiscriminate extraction of groundwater in West Bengal and to provide solutions to matter related to it
rajshekar posted 11 years 4 months ago
The present act is an amendment to the Chennai metropolitan area groundwater (regulation) act, 1987 and several changes regarding number of wells and use of groundwater are proposed in the act
rajshekar posted 11 years 4 months ago
Pondicherry ground water (control and regulation) act (2002) deals with establishing the authority for control and regulation of groundwater in the union territory
rajshekar posted 11 years 4 months ago
The act aims to regulate the exploitation of groundwater for the protection of public drinking water sources in Maharahtra
rajshekar posted 11 years 4 months ago
The bill aims to regulate and control the development and management of groundwater through the constitution of groundwater authority in Karnataka
rajshekar posted 11 years 4 months ago
The act is modeled on government of India’s model bill, 1990, for regulation of groundwater extraction and seeks to introduce regulatory measures to protect drinking water sources in rural areas
rajshekar posted 11 years 4 months ago