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Government undertakes 3D mapping of aquifers in all villages
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Groundwater drops to alarming levels. Illustration credit: KN Balraj. Source: India Water Portal on Flickr
Lok Sabha passes inter-state river disputes bill
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Cauvery river in Karnataka (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Himalayan states call for green bonus and a separate ministry
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The Himalayas (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Global freshwater fish species under grave threat: IUCN
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Freshwater fish species across the world under grave threat (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Dibang hydel project gets approval
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People protesting Dibang Hydropower Project (Source: SANDRP)
Floods grip Assam and Bihar
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People take a boat to cross the flood-ravaged Brahmaputra (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Meghalaya draft water policy, Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill both get approval
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Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have been fighting over Cauvery water sharing for a long time (Source: Wikipedia Commons)
Budget allocation to Jal Shakti ministry reduced by 9.4 percent
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Irrigation well in Randullabad, Maharashtra. Image credit: Manu Moudgil for India Water Portal
Neglect and lack of monitoring behind country's water scarcity: CWC
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Queuing up for water (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Combating water crisis needs people's participation: PM Modi
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A rainwater harvesting set up in a school in Chickmangalur district (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Government launches Jal Shakti Abhiyan to tackle water crisis
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Jal Shakti Abhiyan launched to battle water crisis (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
High Court takes note of acute water crisis in Chennai
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Chennai reels under acute water crisis (Source: India Water Portal on Flickr)
Slow monsoon causes countrywide rainfall deficit of 44 percent
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Image used for representational purposes only. Image source: India Water Portal on Flickr
Twenty-six states under threat of desertification
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Increasing desertification, a challenge India needs to tackle. (Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Piped water to all rural households by 2024: Government
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Ten thousand litres overhead tank to supply piped water (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Ensure adequate water to Delhi: HC to Haryana
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Yamuna river in Delhi (Source: Sudhanshu Malhotra via IWP Flickr Photos)
UNICEF lauds SBM for reducing groundwater contamination
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SBM reduced groundwater contamination in many villages. (Source: IWP via Flickr photos)
Jal Shakti ministry formed to tackle water woes
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Cauvery river at Hogenakal, Karnataka (Source: IWP Flickr Photos via Claire Arni and Oriole Henri)
India witnesses second driest pre-monsoon spell in 65 years
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India witnesses the second driest pre-monsoon spell (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Ganga's faecal coliform level high at inter-state boundaries
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The Ganga river (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
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