Water scarcity challenges climate and development goals

Water scarcity challenges climate and development goals

The unprecedented floods, droughts, and water-related crises that have occurred in recent years are not unexpected, but rather the result of decades of mismanagement of water by humans, according to the Global Commission on the Economics of Water report. The report states that a sustainable and equitable future for water can be achieved, but it … Read more

Freshwater demand to outstrip supply by 40% by 2030: Report

World Water Day 2023: History, significance and theme

A few days before the start of the United Nations Conference on Water 2023, a historical report on the economy of water is known that paints a rather complex picture. We face the prospect of a 40% shortfall in freshwater supply by 2030, the researchers say.  The crisis has already pushed entire communities and regions of the Global … Read more

What is hidden behind the bottled water industry

What is hidden behind the bottled water industry

A new report by the United Nations warns that the fast-growing bottled water industry may hinder progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal of providing safe water for all. Behind the bottled water industry, there are a number of issues related to environmental sustainability, water management, and social justice. The industry relies on a finite resource, … Read more

Yamuna is drying in early February, how it will impact you?

Yamuna water crisis early in February

In early February, the Yamuna river in several parts of the Capital faced a water crisis due to decreased water levels caused by a shortage of rainfall. The Yamuna is a major source of water for the capital city of Delhi and its surrounding regions, but the river’s water level had fallen to a critical … Read more

The 10 countries with largest freshwater reserves in the world

Top 10 countries with the cleanest drinking water in the world

70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, so it is no coincidence that people traditionally speak of the “blue planet”. However, the fact that the liquid element is critical for the survival of all living organisms, of the estimated 1,386 million cubic kilometres of water reserves on Earth, 97.5% is salt water. Water … Read more

Low-flow aerators on taps can help reduce water wastage

best low flow faucet aerator

Low-flow aerators are devices that can be installed on faucets or shower heads to reduce the amount of water that flows out of them. They work by mixing air into the water stream, which creates a more aerated and softer flow of water.  Buy a low-flow faucet Aerator on Amazon The function of a low-flow … Read more

Impact of Climate Change on the India-Pakistan Water dispute

Impact of Climate Change on the India-Pakistan Water dispute

Tensions have risen over differences in the 1960 water-sharing agreement between Pakistan and India. According to environmentalists, the two neighbouring countries can avoid environmental and economic damage by adopting the path of reconciliation. With the growing impacts of climate change, water scarcity is a concern for Pakistan and India. In this regard, India has offered … 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

North India, including Kashmir might run out of fresh water by 2060

North India, including Kashmir might run out of fresh water by 2060

Climate change in the face of weak climate policy could dramatically reduce freshwater storage in the region, completely crippling water supplies, according to new research. Water crisis In Central Asia and Afghanistan, and by the middle of the century, water supplies will be cut off in northern India, Kashmir and Pakistan. The research was led … Read more

Water supply in Delhi to be affected; check full list of areas here

Water supply in Delhi to be affected; Check full list of areas here

Various parts of the national capital will witness water shortage as the Delhi Jal Board will carry out the annual reservoir cleaning and booster pump exercise. There will be no water supply in some areas of Delhi for 12 hours from 10 am to 10 pm Monday due to repair work being carried out to … Read more