CHENNAI WATER CRISIS
Water crisis: CBSE makes mandatory for schools to become water efficient in next 3 years
After a recent report by NITI Aayog which shows Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad running out of groundwater by next year, the Central Board of Secondary Education has instructed schools to adopt a policy of water management.
Chennai-based IoT water management start-up WeGot receives $2 million in seed funding
This capital infusion will be used predominantly to str...
New TTRO plant to quench the thirst of industries in Chennai
The main source of water supply to the city is from surface water sources such a...
Train carrying water to reach parched Chennai in afternoon: Railways
A special 50 wagon train, carrying water from Tamil Nadu's Vellore district will reach Chennai on Friday afternoon, a Southern Railway official said.
Chennai water crisis: Triplicane area shuts down
Water crisis further intensified in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai. Guest-houses in Chennai’s Triplicane area have temporarily suspended operations du...
Minister asks God for rain as Chennai's water crisis deepens
A water crisis is brewing in many parts of the world’s second-most populated nation as unsustainable use and few measures to harness rain lead to shortages.
Only rain can save Chennai: Leonardo DiCaprio on water crisis in India
Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu is facing a water crisis. According to a report, the four main water reservoirs are completely dry. Holly...
India’s water crisis is man-made
While climate change certainly played a role, however, Chennai’s is largely a man-made disaster.
Why Chennai’s water crisis should worry you
Citizens are paying a heavy price for reckless destruction of water bodies, poor planning.
Tamil Nadu: Chennai under severe drinking water crisis, CM Palaniswami downplays it
Coming down heavily on encroachments on water bodies, the Madras High Court Tuesday sought a detailed report about the number of lakes and r...
Little water left, but Tamil Nadu has most bottling units in country
Amid drought, water guzzling plants in the state draw at least 21 million litres of water everyday, which is leading to an increase in salinity of the groundwater.
Why India's water problems won't just evaporate into thin air
India has 16% of the world's population and only 4% of the world's water resources at its disposal.
Water emergency in Tamil Nadu: Baalu
Baalu said in the next few years 21 cities could face severe water shortage and urged the government to take immediate steps in this regard.
In parched Chennai, hospitals hike charges
Not making matters any easier are private water tankers, which, too, have doubled the cost of the water they supply to private hospitals.
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