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No river to receive water from Idukki!


Kochi: The Idukki dam water will have trouble flowing down to the Lower Periyar if and when the shutters are opened because there is no river there now to carry the gushing torrent. 
And the most wo

India could face major water crisis


London: In an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report released last week, Pakistan was pinpointed as “one of the most water-stressed countries in the world, not far from being classified, “water-scarce”.

Srisailam gets water for birthday


Hyderabad: The Srisailam dam, one of the major multipurpose projects on the river Krishna, will soon receive flood waters for the first time this season. The dam, which will be 50 years old on July 2

Safe drinking water can be made from sweat

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A machine that takes sweat from your gym clothes and turns it into drinkable water has been developed in Sweden.
The Sweat Machine built by engineer Andreas Hammar, has a filter, developed at the Roy

Water readings to be available online

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Visakhapatnam: Household water meter readings will now be available on digital media for municipal administrators to access anytime, anywhere via mobile, i-pad, or computer. 
This innovative tech

Krishna yet to flow to Tamil Nadu


Chennai: Andhra Pradesh has delayed water release from Kandaleru yet again. First, it promised to release water early June and subsequently delayed it by a fortnight. The date has now been changed to

British cyclists begin 3,000-mile journey across Sahara to deliver 'bottle of water'


London: Two British cyclists have set off yesterday for a 3,000 mile journey across the Sahara Desert to hand over a 1.89 pound bottle of water.
Ahmed Mashadani and Andreas Aristidou, business studen

Come this summer, water to be rationed

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Bengaluru: Get ready for the next stunner from the state government: rationing of water!
With  reservoirs in the Cauvery river basin drying up and the monsoon still a good six months away, the govern

Kabini water for Mysore soon


Mysore: The first phase of the Kabini water project that is likely to bring an additional 60 MLD of water to the city, could be officially launched in 10 days, according to soures.
The trial run of t

Axe on pollutant units


Hyderabad: APPCB Task Force, on Friday reportedly directed immediate closure of about 25 polluting units operating within 10km radius of Osmansagar (Gandipet) and Himayats-agar lakes, the main source

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