|Water News from CSE
|Delhi witnesses record June flood
|Centre seeks to expedite interlinking of rivers
|Kandy gets beauty treatment
|Dabur’s Real trouble in Sri Lanka
|River flood plains remain go zones
|Stink in the leather belt
|Uttarakhand'shydelprojects need urgent review
|Floods in Uttarakhand explained
|Flood fury: writing was on the wall
|The rivers, blue and black
|Water Footprint: a stumbling block?
|Australia extends help to check pollution in Ganga river
Date: 28/06/2013To save Ganga from industrial pollution, the Australia governmen is preparing an eco-friendly business model for tanneries which discharge effluents into the river.
|Goa’s rivers polluted with rare earths, metals: study
Date: 21/06/2013A high concentration of iron, manganese, aluminum and other rare earths has polluted the state’s rivers.
|Study reveals pollution of four river basins
Date: 07/06/2013A study shows how the unscientific disposal of sewage and pesticide residue have polluted four river basins in Kerala.
|Bill to prevent floods, settle inter-state water disputes
Date: 25/06/2013The Union Ministry of Water Resources has floated a draft Bill which seeks to set up 12 river basin authorities.
|Draft Bill seeks right to water, 25 litres daily for each
Date: 25/06/2013The Ministry has released its contentious draft National Water Framework Bill to provide the “right to water”.
|HC pulls up babus over water bodies,
Date: 11/06/2013The Delhi high court has issued contempt notice to the environment secretary and DDA of their failure to protect water bodies.
|Chaos in Kerala Assembly over drinking water privatization
Date: 12/06/2013Opposition legislators opposed an alleged move of the Government to privatise drinking water supply in the State.
|Quality of water comes in for CAG fire
Date: 07/06/2013In five years, Karnataka government spent Rs 93.54 crores to check water quality.
|10,000 cr for sanitation, waste management in villages,
Date: 04/07/2013The Centre approved Maharashtra government’s Rs 10,392-crore plan for sanitation/waste management in rural areas.
|Political class has been neglecting sanitation: Jairam Ramesh
Date: 29/06/2013Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said the Indian political class has neglected sanitation.
|73 pc rural households defecate in open
Date: 26/06/2013Nearly 73 per cent households in rural India defecation in open despite government sanitation drives.
|Conferences/Events in India
|International Conference on Water, Wastewater and Isotope Hydrology
|National Conference on Recent Advances in Membrane Processes for Water Treatment Conference
|India UK Water Quality Workshop: Threats, Technologies, Options Workshop
|International Society for River Science:3rd Biennial Symposium
|10th IWA Specialist Group Conference on Ponds Technology: Advances and Innovations in Pond Treatment Technology
|2013 International Seminar and Workshop on Hydrography
|7th World Water Forum dates announced