Every year, March 22 is observed as World Water Day to raise awareness about the global water crisis and the importance of water. The day aims to inspire people to sustainably manage freshwater resources, address water-related issues and support the ..
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The global bottled water industry has experienced meteoric growth in the last 50 years, becoming a major economic sector. The United Nations University Institute of Water Environment and Health and McMaster University have released a report titled “Global Bottled Water ..
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NASA has launched the newest Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) spacecraft to track nearly all the water on the surface of the Earth. It was launched atop a SpaceX rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at California’s Vandenberg Space ..
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The Union Cabinet has given its approval for Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) which was signed between India and Japan for bilateral cooperation in the field of water resources. This will help in increasing exchange of information, knowledge and technology. Highlights ..
The Punjab Government approved the legislation of “The Punjab Water Resources (Management and Regulation) Ordinance 2019”. This has come against the backdrop of Overutilization of groundwater for the purpose of agriculture and other requirements. Another cause is due to urbanization ..
The Union Minister of Jal Shakti inaugurated the fourth water impact summit in New Delhi. In 2019, the summit is to focus on integrated management of water resources in rural and urban areas. At the summit, the experts from various ..