Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 24, 2013
The Karnataka government may make rain water harvesting mandatory in the city, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has indicated.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 11, 2013
A Dubai-based NRI doctor-cum- entrepreneur has initiated a campaign in Kerala to promote water preservation using a cheap rain harvesting device.
Cities | Written by Miloni Bhatt | Friday May 17, 2013
In Mumbai's iconic Shivaji Park, considered the nesting ground for icons like Sachin Tendulkar, cricket pitches are watered with clean treated drinking water every single day.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 1, 2013
An astrologer and social activist has turned the religious practice of offering water and milk in temples into a unique way of water conservation. Pandit Purushotam Gaur, known as Guruji, has developed water harvesting infrastructure in more than 300...
India | Written by Tejas Mehta, edited by Samira Shaikh | Thursday February 21, 2013
Lush green vineyards, tons of luscious grapes, acres of maize and jowar, and most importantly, millions of litres of water- images that are in stark contrast to the despair visible across Marathawada's eight districts. This isn't Maharashtra's greene...
India | Reported by Radhika Bordia, Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Friday July 27, 2012
In a country where a woman's 'suhaag', her husband, is seen as central to her existence, imagine a song where a woman, driven to desperation, says it's easier to lose him than her precious pitcher of water. This was a song we filmed in Banda, Bundelk...
South | Written by Sanjay Pinto | Saturday July 21, 2012
As a little boy, I remember carrying plastic pots of water from tankers in Madras, as the city was called in the eighties. The tag line was: 'Think Madras, think water scarcity'. For this very reason, few families ever had relatives visiting them dur...
World | Ketki Angre | Thursday June 21, 2012
Can 1 mm of rain on the roof help wash away the water problems of a community? If the Rio example is anything to go by, it certainly looks like a promising proposition.
Karnataka | Press Trust of India | Friday February 3, 2012
The Karnataka Municipalities and Certain Other Law (Amendment) Bill, 2011, was today tabled in the Legislative Assembly making mandatory to build rainwater harvesting structure by households subject to certain conditions in municipal corporation area...
Cities | Prachi Wagh | Friday May 28, 2010
It was a radical idea for a water-starved city like Mumbai, a city whose construction boom never seems to end.
Cities | Vasanthi Hariprakash | Saturday May 1, 2010
While Bangalore battles water shortage, there are positive stories too. In this ongoing special series on Bangalore's great water challenge, NDTV reports on how the administration is trying to enthuse residents and empower the city's huge water work...
India | Sam Daniel | Thursday September 24, 2009
When it comes to rain water harvesting, Tamil Nadu leads by example. The ground water table in the state has shown a phenomenal rise.
India | Shai Venkatraman | Friday July 10, 2009
A 30 per cent water cut? But this is hardly a problem for residents of the Sealine Housing Society in suburban Khar in Mumbai.