Urban waterbodies play an important role in flood control, groundwater recharge and water supply to help cities adapt to climate change effects.
Over the last decade, anew form of kidney disease of unknown etiology has emerged in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. The occurrence is mainly amongst males of age group 30–60 years engaged in agriculture.
CPCB,New Delhi funded this project to IITR, Lucknow vide letter No. A-14011/1/2011- Mon/S87 dated 13/10/2011to carry out the analysis of ground water, soil and sub-soil samples from UCIL Bhopal premises and in the nearby vicinity.
The city must think differently – ask its rich water-using population to pay, recharge its groundwater systems, and build on the strength of its tanks and lakes
Public hearing of the capacity expansion of coal washing facility by Hind Energy, Hingadih village, Chhattisgarh - Part I
Patna, May 25, 2012: Patna suffers from a problem of plenty – of water and sewage. It depends on the Ganga and groundwater for drinking.
It’s drought time again. Nothing new in this announcement. Each year, first we have crippling droughts between December and June, and then devastating floods in the next few months. It’s a cycle of despair, which is more or less predictable. But this is not an inevitable cycle of nature we must live with. These droughts and floods are man-made, caused by deliberate neglect and designed failure of the way we manage water and land. What we must note with concern is that these “natural” disasters are growing in intensity and ferocity.
Last week the Hindustan Times ('Huda picks holes in CSE sewage report' dated 03.05.2012) quoted a HUDA chief engineer in Panchkula as saying that most figures in CSE's report pertaining to Gurgaon were factually incorrect. The only correction issued by the anonymous official was that the 2021 water requirement would be 918.75 million litres per day (MLD), through its two dedicated canals — Gurgaon Water Supply Channel and NCR canal.