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Google joins hands with Central Water Commission for flood forecasting initiative

The search engine giant Google has joined hands with the Central Water Commission in order to make the flood forecasting in the country more advanced and more effective. Google has already taken certain initiatives and sent several numerous public alerts to people in impacted regions of the country. How are the alerts useful? The alerts ..

Earthquakes near Dams

The incidence of seismic activity near dams and the government’s preparations to tackle them were recently discussed in the Lok Sabha. Reservoir-induced Seismicity It is a type of induced seismicity- a phenomenon of earthquake triggered by large dams. When the dams are constructed in a region, filling up of water increases the pressure on the ..