Water Crisis
West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.20

Piped Dream

By Moumita Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.20

Barrage repair delay impacts people

In Durgapur and Bankura, officials of PHE and civic authorities in the two towns supplied water for domestic use in around 400 tankers on Tuesday. “We are supplying water in 80 tankers in three...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.20

Rivulet poser to sluice gate repair

Irrigation department engineers are yet to start repairs at Durgapur Barrage even 48 hours after sluice gate No 31 got bent, causing water to gush out to lower catchment areas and leaving the upper ar...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.20

Barrage crisis awaits long-term solution

Damage to one of the 34 sluice gates of the Durgapur Barrage on Damodar river on Saturday has triggered a water crisis in the region, prompting the Bengal government on Monday to marshal its resources...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.10.20

Water crisis dampens festive spirit

A leakage in the water supply pipeline of Maithon Water Supply project at Barwa East area on October 24 has affected more than five lakh residents. Repair work had started on Tuesday morning and comp...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Calcutta  /  Published 18.10.20

Leaking pipelines cause water woes in Salt Lake

An underground pipeline network in Salt Lake’s IA Block has sprung leaks in at least five places, triggering a water crisis in a couple of blocks. At least two craters filled with water and mul...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.09.20

Machine ‘generates’ water out of thin air

Thakur said the water generated like that was 100 per cent pesticide free. “My machine is one of its kind in India in the way it uses the ozonation technique. Subsequently, I plan to develo...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.09.20

Work begins on Jharia water project

This apart, JMADA also supplies around 25 lakh litre water per day to various parts of Katras, like Katras Bazar, Rani Bazar, Malkera Sijua, through the Topchanchi lake constructed way back in 1924. ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.08.20

Dhanbad strike ends, water supply resumes

The work boycott started on Thursday by 800 employees of Jharkhand Mineral Area Development Authority (JMADA) that disrupted water supply in the area finally came to an end on Friday, after its managi...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.07.20

Strike adds to Dhanbad water woes

Over 10 lakh residents of Jharia and Katras were without water from Thursday morning as more than 800 civic employees went ahead with their plan to boycott work at the Jamadoba water treatment plant t...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad


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