Water Crisis
Calcutta  /  Published 04.04.21

Salt Lake water woes return

Hundreds of taps in Salt Lake homes went dry on Saturday morning because water supply has dipped with the rise in temperature. Residents of sectors I, II and III alleged that supply had been erratic ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.21

Adityapur water project faces forest clearance obstacle

The mega drinking water project in Adityapur has yet another hurdle to clear - forest clearance as the construction of the master balancing reservoir and one of the water treatment plants fall under t...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.03.21

Jharia stir over pending allowances

Over 50 residents of Belgarhia colony of Jharia held a demonstration at the office of the Jharia Rehabilitation Development Authority at Hirapur demanding immediate payment of...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.03.21

Jharia water woes to be resolved soon

The perennial water woes of Jharia residents are likely to be resolved soon. Thanks to the comprehensive scheme worth Rs 316 crore for laying down 389 km pipeline and construction of water treatment p...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.02.21

Jharia water woes get worse

Similar is the situation in Hetli Bandh locality. Dilip Keshri, a puja paraphernalia shop owner of the locality said, “We used to get water twice during a day till six months ago but now the sit...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Calcutta  /  Published 01.02.21

Water crisis in Salt Lake

A number of underground pipes that carry water to at least four blocks in Salt Lake’s Sector III have sprung leaks, triggering a water crisis in the area. The leaks were noticed around a month ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.01.21

Drinking water crisis grips Adityapur

Even though summer is about three months away, the underground water table has considerably depleted at Adityapur township in the adjoining Seraikela-Kharsawan district, causing a majority of the bore...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.12.20

Jharia waterless for a week

More than two lakh residents of Jharia are facing an acute water crisis for the last one week due to burning of two pumps of intake well of water supply complex at Jamadoba in Jharia. The hyacinth fro...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 10.11.20

Dry days: India's water crisis

India’s water crisis is already serious; in the absence of decisive interventions, it is expected to get worse. This was one of the gravest takeaways from the World Wildlife Fund’s Water R...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.20

Durgapur mulls backup water plan

The municipal corporation has decided on a blueprint for robust water supply backup plan in the town, which faced severe water scarcity for a week after a snag developed at Durgapur Barrage on Damodar...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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