Water Scarcity
West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.20

Taps in Bankura and Durgapur go dry

Water supply to households and industries in Durgapur and Bankura, including four power plants, was severely affected on Sunday after the Durgapur barrage on the Damodar had run dry. A sluice gate of...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 19.09.20

Hakim says three years to solve water problem

A borough chairperson of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation complained about scarcity of water in Tollygunge at a meeting of ward coordinators on Friday, but board of administrators’ chairman Fi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.04.19

Parched reality rears head in Jamshedpur

The rising level of mercury coupled with a depleting water table have resulted in a drinking water crisis in several areas in the steel city, especially Mango and Parsudih located on the eastern fring...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 04.12.18

Pension? Give us water: Voters

Gowriamma, bent with age, yelled at this reporter: “Keep the pension, give us water.”She was standing in a huddle outside a panchayat office in Siddipet district’s Chowdarpally hamlet.Several se...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in Siddipet (Telangana)

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.19

Water meter work, choked ferrules cause shortage

Tapati Majumdar, a housewife from Duttabad, landed at the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation on Wednesday afternoon with a petition to solve the water crisis at her home. “The supply has reduced to a...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.19

Lake revival hope for Katras in Dhanbad

The Mineral Area Development Authority (Mada) has started desilting Top-chanchi Lake to provide uninterrupted water supply to more than 5 lakh resident of Katras.Mada technical member Indresh Shukla s...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.03.19

Sunny idea to quench thirst

The Adityapur Municipal Corporation has come up with a bright idea to tackle the problem of water crisis this summer.In the absence of a proper piped water network and erratic power supply, storage is...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.19

For this village near Patratu Dam, life is no picnic

Among the thousands of picnickers who throng Patratu Dam or drive on the scenic road cutting through the valley, hardly anyone would know about Dhankachda, a Munda village of 25 houses. The village, a...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Calcutta Mayor vows to stop groundwater use

Mayor Firhad Hakim on Thursday admitted that potable water had not reached every part of Calcutta and promised to stop extraction of groundwater.Hakim said, while speaking at the monthly meeting of co...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.12.18

Lake boost for Katras water

Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) is working on integrating two streams that lead into Topchanchi Lake to ensure the iconic water body has enough water all the year round so that it could act as a r...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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