Water Supply
North East  /  Published 11.05.19

Water crisis in Barak, Internet off

Residents of this town facing a drinking water crisis owing to damage of the main pipe after a clash over Friday prayers here which left a youth dead and led to clamping of indefinite curfew. Internet...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

India  /  Published 05.05.19

Puri struggles for food, water and cash

Many in cyclone-ravaged Puri struggled without water or food even on Sunday, and found themselves short of cash because the ATMs were defunct and mobile payments hamstrung by a disrupted telecommunica...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Puri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.19

Muddy flows the water in Salt Lake homes

Muddy water continues to flow from taps in ED and EE blocks of Salt Lake despite pipeline repairs, residents have complained.The Salt Lake civic authorities had sought the help of the Calcutta Municip...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.04.19

Control room to allay water pain

The drinking water and sanitation department on Saturday set up a control room in the office of superintending engineer (civil circle) in Doranda to address complaints related to the disruption of wat...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.04.19

Bid to speed up water projects in Jharkhand

The state government has decided on quarterly on-the-spot reviews to speed up execution of urban drinking water and sewerage projects in Jharkhand.State urban development secretary Ajoy Kumar Singh, w...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.09.19

Mega loan for Ranchi water

Work on the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded second phase of the Ranchi urban water supply scheme, which will benefit over 92,000 households in the city, will start from March 2020.A high-level fac...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.09.19

Bolt blow to Govindpur water supply

Drinking water supply has been suspended to over 17,000 households of Govindpur for the last 12 days after a snag in power lines, as a result of lightning strike, rendered pumps inoperative.Officials ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 29.06.19

Water ethics question in Bangalore

A Karnataka government decision to divert water from the river Sharavathi in Shimoga to parched Bangalore, 430km uphill, has evoked stiff opposition from environmentalists and Shimoga residents.Oppone...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.19

Mada staff threaten strike over salary dues

The employees of Mineral Area Development Authority (Mada), who have not got salaries for 44 months over a period of 10 years, are planning to strike work and stop water supply to different parts for ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.05.19

Natural water purification for Ranchi's Bada Talab

 The ongoing beautification work at Ranchi’s iconic Bada Talab, under the watch of a giant 33-feet statue of Swami Vivekananand, is set to incorporate some new elements, including an open-air t...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur


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