Water Supply
North East  /  Published 24.08.19

Northeast lags in water management: Niti index

The states of the Northeast have fared poorly in water management and there has been little improvement in their performances, a document released by the Niti Aayog has revealed.The policy think tank ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 29.03.20

Plea to fix water supply plant

Residents of Bagherkona and Murabasti have sought the intervention of the authorities concerned in connection with alleged improper functioning of the Bagherkona water supply plant for the past two to...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

Is the promise of piped water a pipe dream?

Those who do not learn from tragedy are condemned to repeat it. Nearly 43.4 per cent of India is now drought-struck, according to the drought early warning system. Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and ...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.06.19

Voila, rainwater round the clock from taps

A residential apartment at Kanke Road has achieved what is almost unthinkable for the parched capital this summer.Satya Enclave Block B gets 24/7 water at a time most capital residents make do with a ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 06.06.19

We must rethink our water management philosophy

With the new government in place, it is now time for the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance dispensation to provide a concrete framework to some of its electoral pledges. One such promise ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 29.06.19

Let water protests take place: Madras High Court

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government not to prevent protests highlighting the water crisis and said it should work with organisations interested in conservation of water bodies to ...
By PTI in Chennai

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Commercial water meters in Calcutta

The municipal corporation on Saturday decided to install water meters in the inlet pipes of establishments with commercial water connections to keep a tab on their consumption pattern.The installation...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.05.19

Piped-water hope floats

More than three lakh residents of suburban areas in Dhanbad who are facing an acute drinking water crisis can hope for some relief in two or three months. Piped water will be supplied by then from the...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.12.19

Crisis over for parched Jharia

Over 5 lakh residents of Jharia heaved a sigh of relief on Thursday when water supply was partially restored after seven days of acute crisis. Mineral Area Development Authority’s (Mada) Jamadoba-ba...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.19

Ramazan, heat add to water cry

Extreme heat and the Ramazan month have increased the demand for water and civic officials said it was unlikely to end soon if the temperature didn’t slide and consumption came down. The Calcutta Mu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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