The cash-strapped government has been struggling to raise enough foreign currency for water treatment while most of Harare’s water and sewer infrastructure is in a state of disrepair.
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The police official said that a case has been registered against three members – two brothers-in-law and father-in-law under section 307.
The BWSSB in its notice stated that Cauvery water supply for the entire city will be affected as pumping stations at TK Halli, Harohalli and Tatagani will not be functional.
Doctors and surgeons from the reputed hospitals in the city are compelled to buy water to carry out surgeries and other medical procedures
Meet Simon Oraon, Jharkhand’s unsung waterman who alone fought water crisis and built canals in village
Simon Oran managed to build canals and constructed three dams by drilling through mountains in Bero region of Jharkhand.
The demand for water has been increasing at a high pace in the past few decades, and the foremost reason is the alarming rise in population.
Budget 2019: Amid acute water crisis, Sitharaman proposes ‘Har Ghar Jal’ for rural households by 2024′
While tabling the Modi 2.0 government’s maiden Budget in Parliament on Friday July 5, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said making available safe drinking water to every citizen is a priority for the government which is working towards ‘Har Ghar Jal’ by 2024. While reiterating the newly formed Jal Shakti Ministry‘s aim[Read More…]
Delhi Chief Minister Arvid Kejriwal on Tuesday announced the various initiatives his cabinet has taken in wake of water crisis
Namita Pokhare was attacked by her brother-in-law by a sickle after the tussle on sharing of water
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the first edition of his monthly radio show – Mann ki Baat – after returning to power.
Urging people to conserve water, Modi said he has three requests to make to people from all walks of life.
Residents across the cities are practicing rainwater harvesting and trying their best to emulate the same model to beat the water crisis.
Villagers have been continuously protesting for over two months seeking a resolution to their water crisis, but to no avail.
The major water bodies have dried up due to rainfall deficit in the past two years.
Chennai: The water crisis in Chennai and in several other places in Tamil Nadu has affected the construction sector severely, said realty players. “We are not able to get good water fulfilling quality parameters from the ground hence we are forced to buy tanker water which is very costly and[Read More…]
SP Velumani alleged that misleading information on drinking water supply was being disseminated, creating a scare among residents
Mumbai: In the backdrop of a severe drought across large parts of Maharashtra with a delayed monsoon this year, a Bharatiya Janata Party activist on Tuesday raised concerns on the alleged huge misuse of water on various sportsfields, especially for cricket pitch maintenance. Sanjay Pandey, state BJP secretary, who recently[Read More…]
Chennai: IT firms go extra mile to tackle water crisis; cut operations & allow employees to work from home
Various hotels and restaurants in the city have also urged their customers to conserve water and conveyed their inability to offer lunch.
To expedite projects related to water resources, the Modi government would release Rs 9,000 crore to UP which includes water-starved regions of Bundelkhand and Vindhyachal.
The local authorities say that the city of Chennai is facing an acute crisis of drinking water as the four major lakes of the city have dried up. Tamil Nadu is witnessing the worst drought in 140 years. The city requires 830 million litres of water a day, but the[Read More…]
UP CM Yogi Adityanath empathising with the drinking water crisis in the Bundelkhand region, approved Rs 47 crore packages on Sunday to ensure immediate availability relief. Ensuring that the people of the region will not suffer from this unfortunate crisis, he said that government will take necessary steps to provide funds. “Adityanath is also expected[Read More…]