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Illegal Extraction of Groundwater Becomes Punishabe Offence in UP

The illegal extraction of groundwater will be a punishable offence in Uttar Pradesh under the UP Groundwater Management and Regulation Act 2019, which came...

India: Major Work on Mapping Fast Depleting Groundwater Reserves is On

With water fast becoming a stressed resource and the Narendra Modi government focusing majorly on water conservation and accessibility -- as part of ‘Har...

Northern India Registers Critical Fall in Groundwater Levels

Northern India has registered a critical fall in groundwater levels ranging between 75 and 85 per cent, according to a monitoring report by the...

Groundwater Contamination 12.7 Times More Likely in Non-ODF Villages: UN Report

Groundwater sources were likely to be contaminated by 12.7 times in the villages that have not become open defecation free (ODF) as compared to...

Contamination Of Contaminating Groundwater In Assam Remains A Silent Issue

It's peak election season. But, even as political parties go all out to appease voters, the worsening quality of groundwater hardly finds any mention. In...

Report Claims, As Many As 1 Billion Indians Live in Areas of Water Scarcity

As many as one billion people in India live in areas of physical water scarcity, of which 600 million are in areas of high...

Researchers: India’s Groundwater Widely Contaminated With Uranium

Researchers have found widespread uranium contamination in groundwater from aquifers in 16 Indian states. The findings suggested that the main source of the uranium contamination...

Scientists report Groundwater replenishment in West and South India

The implementation of ingenious groundwater management strategies in both Indian public and private sectors Long-term ground-based measurements and decadal-scale  satellite-based groundwater storage measurements ...

More than half of India’s ground water contaminated: Groundwater Board

Kolhapur/New Delhi: "Overuse of fertilisers has contaminated our ground water", said Rajendra Nad, 52, who farms millet, sorghum and groundnut, and lives in Jalgaon district's Bhusaval. Fertiliser...

Water woes continue to haunt Braj residents, politicians yet to take-up concrete steps

By NewsGram Staff Writer Even as Hema Malini completes one year as MP of Mathura-Vrindavan, residents are still awaiting the provision of safe and adequate...

Central Ground Water Board Report: 56 per cent wells show decline in ground-water levels

By NewsGram Staff Writer The shallow state of ground-water in India has been frequently highlighted by various studies. This time, The Central Ground Water Board(CGWB)...

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