Ecological history of Bangalore can help understand why nature in the city is not just important for the metropolis’s past, but also essential for its resilient future.
Access to clean and regular water remains a challenge for New Delhi, a city that could easily tackle its water crisis with greater effort.
A Global Water Partnership-led forum in December 2016 found a dangerous nexus between water insecurity, enduring unemployment and increasing migration in the Mediterranean. Rome: Water – everybody talks about it, warns against its growing scarcity, excessive waste, the impact of climate change, the frequent severe droughts and so on. […]
Fluoride concentration in groundwater is going up as wells are getting deeper; experts say using surface water after treatment is the only way out.
Sharing the water of a transboundary river can be difficult even when the countries involved have an open border, as Nepal and India do.
The lack of any law to protect groundwater levels is actively hampering any efforts to enable and encourage the natural replenishment of the NCT’s water table.
Scientists say they have developed a box that can convert low-humidity air into water, producing several litres every 12 hours.
There is no longer any good reason to waste any type of water. We have the technology to turn waste water into a vital resource.
Tamil Nadu continues to witness cycles of flood and drought annually. Mismanagement of traditional water management systems is one of the main reasons.
A book on Israel’s success in water management deliberately ignores the brutal military reality of water conquest, while another by a Palestinian journalist during the Israeli Operation Protective Edge in 2014, can only see the harm
Satyavani Vemparala, a soft condensed matter physicist, is trying to uncover the mysteries of how atoms interact with each other with the help of computer simulations.
Scientists fired an ultra-intense laser into a thin jet of water to gain insights into medical surgery, carbon nanocrystals, superdense aluminium synthesis and materials science.
As much as 49% of the water supplied to the city is what is called ‘non-revenue water’ or ‘unaccounted for water’ – water lost in distribution.
The pipe is illegal. The Occupation, too, is illegal. But it has its rules. Soldiers and policemen enforce the rules. Officers issue orders, which are obeyed. Fourteen families in Al-Hadidiya remain thirsty.
Nanduwali in east Rajasthan started flowing again when the villagers decided to work with nature and not against it. The river is now lifeline to those settled on her banks.
Compartmentalised responses are unlikely to be adequate to address the current water crises.
A study shows that although water inequality is a natural phenomenon, it is exacerbated and causes drought because water is routed to the already developed, the politically powerful and the economically better-off.
The massive 7.8-magnitude quake that struck on April 16, killing 587 people, has left some survivors clamouring for food, water and medicine.