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November 8, 2020 The National Hydrology Project has created a national platform for water data and is working to enhance the technical capacities of agencies dealing with water resources management.
Breakthrough cloud computing facilities and remote sensing applications have helped showthe filling pattern of a water body (tank or reservoir) through freely available satellite imagery at an interval of five days.  (Image: Maithan dam, Wikimedia Commons)
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 18, 2019 A study from Gujarat finds that micro-irrigation combined with metered power led to a reduction in uncontrolled groundwater extraction by farmers.
Micro-irrigation and its impact on groundwater (Image Source: India Water Portal)
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.
A farmer uses a hosepipe to irrigate crops at her farm in Nilgiris mountains, Tamil Nadu (Image: Hamish John Appleby for IWMI, Flickr Commons, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
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)
Water recharging around water source in Etawah, UP
Water recharging around water source in Etawah, UP iwp posted 12 years 11 months ago
Hydrology links compiled by C.P Kumar of NIH, Roorkee
Hydrology links compiled by C.P Kumar of NIH, Roorkee iwp posted 13 years ago
NASA satellite tracks changes in Earth's freshwater distribution
Recent space observations of freshwater storage by the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (Grace) are providing a new picture of how Earth's most precious natural resource is distributed globally and how it is changing. iwp posted 13 years 1 month ago
Mayadanta Male : Broadcast programs on rainwater harvesting by Chitradurga AIR
Mayadanta Male : Broadcast programs on rainwater harvesting by Chitradurga AIR iwp posted 13 years 1 month ago
Excel spreadsheet for groundwater budgeting
Excel spreadsheet for groundwater budgeting iwp posted 13 years 1 month ago
Planning Commission report on groundwater
The September 2007 report on groundwater looks primarily at the problem of rural depletion of groundwater and feasibility and necessity of changing groundwater law iwp posted 13 years 2 months ago
Statement on groundwater from SANDRP
Statement on groundwater from SANDRP iwp posted 13 years 2 months ago
Groundwater recharge from parking lots by Prof. Prithvi Singh Kandhal
The document is about using porous asphalt in parking lots for harvesting rainwater iwp posted 13 years 2 months ago