No improvement in the water quality of the Ganga during lockdown: CPCB
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 1 month ago

Water quality of Ganga river remained grim during lockdown: CPCB

Ganga river at Kachla, Uttar Pradesh. (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Government to get strict against wastage of groundwater
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago

Government prepares strict directives to prevent groundwater wastage

A resident in Delhi with her extracted groundwater (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Nashik civic body frees Godavari using riverfront development funds
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago

A civic body frees a river instead of concretising it, for the first time

Godavari river (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Drying veins of Ganga: Can we have ‘Nirmal Ganga’ with dying tributaries?
There is an urgent need to prioritise uninterrupted river flow over unpolluted flow in the Namami Gange programme. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 3 months ago

India’s Himalayan rivers have been a cradle of civilisational development and a centre for faith and culture for ages. Ganga being a fertile basin has been a significant contributor to our agricultural economy as well as our river-based agrarian development.

The Baand river is nearly dry even when the region saw above normal monsoon this year. Much of the riverbed is encroached by farms. (Image: Adeel Khan and Praharsh Patel)
Environmentalists voice concerns against the draft EIA notification 2020
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 4 months ago

Draft EIA notification 2020 attracts criticism from experts

Work in progress in coal mines in Jharsuguda (Image source: IWP Flickr album)
Pollution in Ganga: Understanding culture and climate justice
Using culture as a tool to base the narratives to push the agenda of climate action. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 5 months ago

Climate change affects societies mainly through water – its availability, quality and quantity. Water pollution adds fuel to the fire to the effect of climate change and needs to be addressed immediately. Optimal use of water and improving the quality of available water are the need of the hour.

Blessing or Curse? It's time for you to choose! (Image: Swapnil Saundarya as part of the Save Ganga Movement (Dec, 2016) http://swapnilsaundarya.blogspot.com)
Water levels in major reservoirs maximum in last 13 years: CWC
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 6 months ago

Water storage level 76 percent more than last year: CWC

Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
IMD revises the onset and withdrawal dates for monsoon
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 6 months ago

IMD revises monsoon calendar for the country

Image used for representational purposes only (Image Source: India Water Portal on Flickr)
Lockdown to cause severe water stress in summers
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 7 months ago

Summer of 2020 could suffer from severe water stress due to lockdown

Women bringing water from distance sources in summers (Source: IWP Flickr photos))
COVID-19 lockdown: Health of Ganga and Yamuna rivers improves
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 7 months ago

Lockdown impact: Health of water bodies improves

Ganga river at Kachla, Uttar Pradesh (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
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