मज़दूरी छूटे या पढ़ाई, पानी औरत को ही लाना है

drinking water issue in madhya pradesh

रूबी सरकार | भोपाल, मप्र | भारत के ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों में पीने और अन्य कार्यों के लिए पानी जुटाने का जिम्मा घर की महिला सदस्यों पर है, जबकि उसका इस्तेमाल पुरुष भी करते हैं. पानी चाहे जितनी दूर से लाना पड़े, 7 महीने की गर्भवती, हो या बीमार महिला, चाहे किशोरियों की स्कूल छूट जाए फिर भी सिर पर घड़ा रखकर या साइकिल पर 15-15 लीटर के प्लास्टिक के डिब्बे में … Read more

बागेश्वर के सलानी गांव में हर घर नल, मगर जल नहीं

har ghar nal yojana truth

हंसी बघरी/नंदिनी | कपकोट, बागेश्वर | उत्तराखंड | देश के ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों के प्रत्येक घर तक नल के माध्यम पीने के साफ़ पानी पहुंचाने की योजना देश के अन्य राज्यों के साथ साथ पहाड़ी राज्य उत्तराखंड में भी चलाई जा रही है. उत्तराखंड सरकार द्वारा राज्य की जनता के लिए एक रुपये में पानी कनेक्शन … Read more

10 Indian cities facing water scarcity in 2023

India's parched cities in 2023

The problem of water is not running out of water but it’s all about how to allocate a fixed resource. The country is staring at a grave due to the water crisis affecting human life. According to the Union Ministry of Agriculture, the groundwater level has fallen alarmingly from India’s looming water crisis. A Composite … Read more

Droughts can make water unaffordable for low-income households

Drought in South America is not due to climate change, study finds

In water-scarce regions, droughts pose a critical challenge to urban water security for low-income households. Droughts reduce water availability, forcing water providers to invest in additional supplies or implement costly short-term emergency measures. According to a recent study by Stanford University’s Fletcher Lab, published in Nature Water, these measures can disproportionately affect low-income households’ water … Read more

5,000 million people will face problems in accessing fresh water by 2050

Water scarcity challenges climate and development goals

The latest report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned about the availability of fresh water on the planet. According to their figures, more than 5,000 million people will have problems with access to water in 2050. The report is the first that the WMO dedicates specifically to global water resources to assess the effects … Read more

Climate change would also be affecting quality of drinking water

More money is needed to adapt to climate change

Drinking water is also being affected by climate change. A recent study focused on analyzing the effects of climate-induced deforestation on the water quality of the Rappbode reservoir, the largest drinking water reservoir in Germany. The team of researchers from the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research (UFZ) analyzed the effects of climate-induced deforestation on the … Read more

Breathing difficult in Delhi, air pollution reaches dangerous level

Due to the smoke generated due to burning stubble and firecrackers, air pollution reached dangerous levels in many places in the capital Delhi on Saturday evening. On the occasion of Diwali in Delhi, the sale of firecrackers and burning of firecrackers was banned, but it was violated on Saturday evening and people burnt firecrackers till … Read more

Water scarcity pushing people on brink as summer peaks in Kashmir

water scarcity Kashmir

Amid gun battles, and an ongoing fight against the coronavirus, Kashmir is facing another problem — water scarcity. Though drinking water pipelines have reached most of the households in the valley, people are still dependent on water from the public taps or in some extreme cases, long treks to natural streams. Wahid Bhat | Ganderbal … Read more