Content tagged with Water Conservation

Central Ground Water Board releases atlas of India's groundwater aquifiers

The Central Ground Water Board has released an atlas marking priority areas for water conservation and ground water replenishment. The atlas provides detailed data on 14 principal and 42 major aquifiers across the country as well as providing in depth analysis about the state of aquifiers in six states including Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Meghalaya and Tamil Nadu. Read on

 U.S. Embassy New Delhi

Rethinking water management

As one half of the interested parties involved with the world’s largest water-sharing treaty, the Indus Water Treaty, India’s water management policies have long been under the microscope. Its international water-sharing agreements are often met with disapproval within the country, as India struggles to supply enough water to its own residents. Read on