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Delhi groundwater is full of arsenic and fluoride: report
Jun 18, 2018 While arsenic is carcinogenic, high nitrate levels are known to cause methemoglobinemia, or ‘blue baby’ disease.
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India needs proactive policy for water security
Feb 09, 2010 According to a study by Water Resources Group, India could face huge water deficit by 2030, if not followed by a vision and proactive policy. It suggests that by improving water efficiency and improved productivity in farming, this supply-demand gap could be reduced substantially.
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Highway to hygiene
Mar 17, 2010 Kumar Alok‘s recently released book on rural sanitation addresses the importance of sanitation and hygiene and goes on to analyse the successes and challenges of the expanding sanitation movement in India. It aims to bring about a change in sanitation practices by generating awareness.
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India: Child cabinet trained to test water quality
Mar 23, 2010 Bal Sansad, a joint initiative of the Department of Human Resources Development, the Drinking Water and Sanitation Department, the Government of Jharkhand and UNICEF, trains students to test the quality of water. Besides monitoring schools and villages, they are also involved in educating their community about safe drinking water.
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Water pipeline offers promise to Bangladeshi villagers
Apr 06, 2010 A pipeline network initiated under a public-private partnership for Satkhira villagers is preventing the use of arsenic contaminated water. Saving over 1500 lives many such pipeline schemes are scheduled to start by the end of April in several villages in different districts.
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India gets a solar desalination system
Apr 09, 2010 The Bhabha Atomic Research Cenre in Mumbai has developed a solar energy based desalination system. It is a community level Reverse Osmosis unit which will cater to the drinking and cooking requirements of 3-4 families and addressing issues related to the adverse impacts of climate change.
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Army aids water management in Dhaka
Apr 20, 2010 The acute water crisis and a rise in water borne diseases necessitate troops to guard water pumps in Dhaka. With demand for water exceeding supply, an alternative to tapping surface water also remains to be explored.
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Council endorses people's movement for water conservation
May 31, 2010 The National Water Mission, one of the eight missions in the National Action Plan on Climate Change, got the assent of the Prime Minister's Council. The mission aims to address the problem of water scarcity by mobilising people for focused action on water conservation and restoration.
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Water crises in Nepal grows graver
Jun 01, 2010 Millions of people are deprived of regular access to safe water due to water sources drying up, erratic rainfall and poor management of water resources, say activists. The situation is deteriorating with public health ailments showing a steep increase and can badly affect many more.
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Report highlights climate adaptation in the Himalayas
Dec 11, 2009 For people in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas, adapting to increased risk of severe floods and droughts are among the new climatic realities. A report released on the sidelines of the Copenhagen climate summit draws attention to climate-induced water constraints and hazards faced by communities in the region.
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India's wettest place gets drier
Dec 21, 2009 Cherrapunji was once known as the wettest place in the world. Not any longer. It is getting up to 20% less rain every year and facing severe water shortages. Residents blame it on global warming.
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Water: Economic good or right to life?
Feb 22, 2012 The Draft Water Policy 2012 makes all the right noises about keeping livelihood and ecosystem needs as the first priority, but contradicts this by insisting that water must be seen as an ‘economic good’, says Ranjan K Panda.
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"People will start conserving water only when we increase metering efficiency and make the tariff dynamic"
Apr 13, 2012 In an exclusive interview with OneWorld South Asia, Ramesh Negi, Chief Executive Officer, Delhi Jal Board, talks about the inadequate and irregular water supply problems faced by citizens of Delhi; and recent national projects that aim at solving most of such issues.
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Jaffna aquifer in Sri Lanka depleting from overuse
May 28, 2013 The researchers have recommended extraction of 50 per cent of the annual recharge to prevent a severe imbalance developing in the aquifer, the main resource for water supply in Jaffna.
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Mainstreaming gender in water issues
Sep 08, 2008 Mumbai based Tata Institute of Social Sciences is organising a training programme on gender, water and equity from October 20-24, 2008 in the western Indian city. The programme seeks to examine gender concerns in water resources management and the need to integrate women in policy planning.
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Conference on water resource management and climate change adaptation
Feb 08, 2011 Water resources management and climate change adaptation are increasingly becoming highly recognised global issues. The National Institute of Technology is organising an international conference on 'Sustainable Water Resource Management and Climate Change Adaptation' on February 17-19 in West Bengal, India.
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National seminar on wastewater management
Jan 03, 2012 Centre for Science and Environment is organising a national seminar on ‘Decentralised Wastewater Management Practices: Options and Challenges’ in February 2012 in New Delhi, India.
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Water at war!
Feb 06, 2012 Water at War, the first round table conference by 2012 Water Series will focus on the geopolitical dimensions of the water crisis and its social consequences.The conference will be held in New Delhi on February 15, 2012.
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Global Water Forum Emerging Scholars Award 2012
Jul 11, 2012 Applications are invited to participate in the 2012 Global Water Forum Emerging Scholars Award. This award is an opportunity for early-career scholars and practitioners working in water-related fields to publish a brief article that presents their research, projects, or opinions to a global audience.
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International conference on water
Aug 01, 2012 Aqua Foundation is organising the international conference on water "6th World Aqua Congress" from 28th to 30th November 2012 in New Delhi, India.
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UN awards Indian water and sanitation body
May 15, 2009 Water and Sanitation Management Organisation, a state government entity in India, has been honoured with the UN Public Service Award for encouraging community involvement in managing local water sources and environmental sanitation. Over 4,000 villages have been fully equipped with sustainable water supply systems till date.
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Severe water crisis in Myanmar's cyclone-hit areas
May 20, 2009 A year after Cyclone Nargis tore through Myanmar, survivors continue to face severe water scarcity. Aid agencies say that the work of cleaning and repairing of ponds that serve as the main source of water has not been completed.
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No water for Cyclone Aila victims in Bangladesh
Jun 03, 2009 Survivors of Cyclone Aila in southern Bangladesh are now faced with shortage of drinking water due to contamination of ponds, wells and tube wells. Relief assistance has yet to reach thousands of people on many of the islands.
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Pakistan NGOs advocate judicious use of water
Jun 08, 2009 Local NGOs in Pakistan’s commercial capital have intensified their awareness campaign about water conservation. Karachi city has currently a population of 16 million, which is going to double in 2020 and if the water is not saved now people are likely to face a severe shortage.
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Water project brings ethnic harmony in Sri Lanka
Jun 12, 2009 They had to go miles to fetch water and had never dreamt that some day it would be supplied right at their doorsteps. This became a reality with their own and the efforts of Gemidiriya Community Development, an NGO working in Sri Lankan villages on the issue of livelihood improvement.
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Empty wells, Dry lands: Vidarbha faces water crisis
Apr 29, 2010 Two years of drought has started to take its toll on the people of Vidarbha, writes P. Sainath. Across villages almost everyone is seen searching for water and the scarcity is impacting livelihoods as well as the businesses in the region, he adds.
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"Improve water management to ensure sustainable urban growth"
Aug 21, 2011 Stockholm International Water Institute executive director Anders Berntell warns that the predicted surge in urban populations will inevitably lead to water crises which can only be avoided by implementation of sustainable water management practices like pollution prevention, efficient use and re-use water.
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Wasteland is best-land
Aug 30, 2011 India is ignorant to the true value of its 'wastelands', says veteran environmentalist Sunita Narain. She argues that absence of a suitable assessment framework, vested interests and short-sighted policies are destroying highly productive land in the name of progress.
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Water conservation ‘desperately’ needed in Sri Lanka
Aug 21, 2012 Rising temperatures, a late monsoon and dwindling rivers in parts of Sri Lanka are straining the energy sector and threatening crop yields. Local experts say water conservation has become an urgent necessity.
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UN Global Compact launches online water initiative
Aug 29, 2012 The UN Global Compact today announced the launch of a global Water Action Hub – the world’s first on-line platform to unite all stakeholders over critical water projects across the world. The launch took place at the CEO Water Mandate's ninth working conference during World Water Week in Stockholm.
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