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India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 13, 2015
West Bengal government has taken up a project to construct around 800 check dams and other water harvesting structures, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 27, 2015
Rajasthan government has decided to undertake water conservation programme using rain-water harvesting techniques for villages reeling under drinking water shortage.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 13, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister today advocated rain water harvesting even as he asked concerned departments to take appropriate measures to resolve rain-related problems.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 5, 2015
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to make rainwater harvesting "attractive" by giving wide publicity to its benefits including rebate in water tariff.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 14, 2015
The Odisha government on Wednesday decided to implement a new scheme for rooftop rainwater harvesting and groundwater recharge in urban areas of the state, with an investment of Rs.100 crore.
Bangalore News | 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.
Mumbai News | 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 News | 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 temples in Rajasthan over the past 13 years.
India News | 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 greener western belts of Konkan and Raigad, but this oasis is in the Jalna district in the heart of the Ma...
India News | 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, Bundelkhand, 16 years ago, when we travelled to Uttar Pradesh. The water shortage appeared apocalyptic then...
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 during the vacation! Think Madras, think also floods. That was the cruel irony. India's fourth largest ...
World News | 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 News | 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 areas.
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 workforce, to adopt the rainwater harvesting route to water conservation.
India News | 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 News | 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.