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India to spend Rs2,050 crore mapping groundwater depletion rate

India to Spend US331 Million Mapping Groundwater Depletion

JAKARTA—India plans to spend 20.5 billion rupees ($331 million) mapping its aquifers by March 2017 as groundwater depletion in the world's second-most populated nation continues at unsustainably high rates.At least 85% of India's villages and half ... Bisnis Indonesia, 1 week ago

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US-based environment body raises concern over water crisis in

A US-based environmental organisation has raised concern over severe groundwater depletion in some parts of north India, including agrarian state of Punjab. "This week, 60 Minutes, a renowned news program from CBS News, showed the recent findings ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago EcoSikh Expresses Concern about Severe Ground Water Depletion in Punjab and California  Sikh Siyasat Online3 weeks ago U.S.-Based Environment Body Raises Concern Over Water Crisis In  Silicon India3 weeks ago Environment body raises concern over Punjab water crisis  Economic Times3 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

India in deep waters

Delhi is in particularly dire straits, with nearly 500,000 illegal borewells sucking up the city's groundwater. Representational picture (Photo: PTI) India burrows deep for its water. Groundwater extraction in most northern states including ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
International Business Times UK

Sinking Ground And Rising Seas Could Drown Coastal Cities By End Of Century

A woman works in a paddy field in a village in Sunderbans delta region in India. Given the rapid extraction of groundwater in deltas, there are higher risks of ground subsidence.REUTERS Excessive groundwater removal is causing the ground to sink, ...
 International Business Times UK1 month ago
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange

Water conditions around Coca-Cola plant in India declared over-exploited

Government authorities in India have declared the groundwater around Coca-Cola's bottling plant in Mehdiganj as over-exploited a category indicating the highest level of stress on water resources, according to the India Resource Centre. The ...
 WaterBriefing3 weeks ago Coca-Cola blasted for 'highly unsustainable' water use in India  Environmental Data Interactive Exchange4 weeks ago PRESS: Water Conditions Worsen Around Coca-Cola Plant, Declared Over-Exploited  India Resource Center1 month ago PRESS: Coca-Cola Forced to Abandon $25 Million Project in India  India Resource Center1 month ago

Community-scale photovoltaic-powered electrodialysis desalination systems for Indian villages

Saline groundwater, which underlies 60% of India, can negatively impact health as well as cause a water source to be discarded because of its taste. A quarter of India's population live in villages of 20005000 people, many of which do not have ...
 Filtration Separation1 month ago

Global Groundwater Crisis May Get Worse As The World Warms

From India to Texas, people are rapidly depleting their valuable stores of groundwater — leading to the possibility that aquifers may be emptied within decades, a NASA researcher has warned. In a commentary published Wednesday in the journal ...
 The US Daily1 month ago This Map Shows How Fast the World Is Depleting Irreplaceable Groundwater Reserves  Yahoo! News1 month ago
Down to Earth

Land subsidence is serious

India depends heavily on groundwater. But overextraction can cause the land to sink. A recent study found that signs of land subsidence are already evident in Kolkata. The Central Ground Water Board has signed anMoU with the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing ...
 Down to Earth2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Grundfos Plans to Increase Solar Water Pump Business in India

(Bloomberg) -- The India unit of Grundfos Pumps plans to sell more solar water pumps in the second-most populous nation to capitalize on a government pledge for grants to help raise agricultural yields and reduce expensive diesel fuel use. The ...
 La Repubblica5 days ago Grundfos to Increase Solar Water Pumps Business in India  BusinessWeek5 days ago Hope of cheap solar water tool  Calcutta Telegraph3 weeks ago 20,000 Solar Pumps For Drinking Water In Rural India  Clean Technica1 month ago

Elixir of life getting more scarce

Groundwater depletion is taking place at an unsustainable rate. Years of extraction has caused the water table to drop abysmally. Government must promote combined use of groundwater along with surface water in agriculture Groundwater that was ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 days ago Call to activate State groundwater authority  The Assam Tribune3 weeks ago Ground water depletion driving global conflicts - NASA scientist  Reuters Africa1 month ago UC Irvine's Famiglietti Warns of Risk to Global Water Security  Moneynews1 month ago
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