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Rain Water Harvesting

The ongoing water crisis in Chennai has attracted immense all across the world with several prominent celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Rajnikanth expressing their concern on this matter. Rajnikanth has suggested that this water crisis can be mitigated if adequate arrangements to harvest rainwater are made in the state. To be fair, rains do cause ..

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Water for Cricket Fields Maintenance

Hearing the petition filed by an NGO, Friends the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered an expert committee to submit a report on ways to save water. Petition of NGO The petition alleges that the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) of using RO-treated water for the upkeep of Feroz Shah Kotla ground. Also, it ..

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Nal Se Jal

After giving the facelift to the sanitation drive under the Swacch Bharat Mission, the government is expected to launch a similar initiative for the allied issue of water. The newly constituted Ministry of Jal Shakti has set the ball rolling for the government s ambitious plans to provide piped water connections to every household in ..

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Is Marathwada Undergoing Desertification?

The experts have warned that the Marathwada region of Maharashtra is heading towards desertification due to the policy-induced failures. The Groundwater Surveys show that the water table had dropped alarmingly in 70 of the 76 talukas and more than 25 have reported a drop of more than two metres. Why the disaster is Man-made? Of ..

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Haryana to Discourage Paddy Cropping

The government of Haryana has decided to discourage paddy crop sowing as the State was staring at a water crisis due to depleting groundwater level. About the Initiative A pilot project will be launched in Yamunanagar, Ambala, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Jind and Sonipat districts where sowing of maize and tur pulses would be promoted by ..

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