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14 Aug 2019 PUNE, India
Mismanagement by dam operators exacerbated recent devastating floods in India's Krishna River Basin, experts allege.The South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP) examined reservoir levels in western Maharashtra and assert that dam operator mismanagement led to recent devastating floods in the Krishna basin...
31 May 2019 PUNE
Maharashtra’s water crisis is set to intensify. The drinking water and sanitation department has registered a record 283% rise in tanker demand in the state. Nearly 10,506 hamlets and 4,920 villages, in six revenue divisions, are now parched. The numbers are expected to rise given the continuing heatwave, the depletion of dam stocks and the delay in the southwest's monsoon's arrival.
6 Dec 2018 PUNE
While many parts of India are going through a sustained water crisis, the western city of Pune is trying to deal with the problem in a rather unusual way: many restaurants in the city of Pune have begun serving only half glasses of water to guests.
27 Nov 2018 PUNE
Modi's pet project "Khelo India Youth Games" runs into opposition re: water usage.
19 Aug 2018 PUNE, India
The government of India has pledged $71 Million USD for victims of what Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan called "(India's) worst floods in 100 years".Randeep Kumar Rana of the national disaster response force said "It has been very hectic. The flood situation is unprecedented in the history of India, but now the situation is improving in almost every affected area," Rana said...
13 Nov 2017 PIMPRI CHINCHWAD
Residents from Phugewadi resorted to a rasta roko agitation on the Pune-Mumbai highway on Saturday morning to draw the attention of Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation towards their plight as they have not been receiving water for the past three days.
10 Aug 2017 PUNE
Rabobank and WWF India have launched a partnership with a major Indian sugar producer - EID Parry- to introduce the Decision Support Tool, a data interpretation tool that enables sugar mill managers to practice more sustainable sugar production. The partnership aims to demonstrate sugar production characterised by better water management, more responsible water consumption, a reduced impact on the surrounding ecosystems, lower CO2 emissions and better re-use of residual products.
12 Oct 2016 PUNE
The 2015-16 drought in Marathwada was caused not by climate change but poor management of water resources, a study conducted by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology-Pune and the Indian Institute of Science-Bengaluru has revealed.
19 Aug 2016 PUNE
Acknowledging that the construction of the Temghar dam, one of Pune’s drinking water lifelines, was ‘faulty’, Maharashtra Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan on Thursday said that a case of cheating would be lodged against two of the construction firms responsible for erecting the dam.
24 May 2016 MUMBAI, India
After being criticized by an Indian court last month for holding sporting events in drought-hit Maharashtra state, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said this wee that it is allocating some $15 million USD for water conservation measures.The measures, announced by newly elected BCCI President Anurag Thakur on May 22nd, include rainwater harvesting and use of treated sewage rather than potable water for its cricket pitches...
13 May 2016 NEW DELHI, India
A month after it was praised for sending water trains to help people in the Latur district in drought-stricken Marashtra state, which is facing its worst water shortages in decades, Indian Railways has now sent local authorities a bill for $320,000 USD for the act.Local media quoted Latur District Collector Pandurang Pole as saying on May 13th they had received the bill about 10 days ago...
12 May 2016 PUNE, India
The standing committee of the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) in India’s Maharashtra state has approved a $33 million USD project at aimed providing round-the-clock water supply.The project involves installing new water connections from the main pipeline to individual households. The current connections, which have 10-year lifespan, tend to develop leaks due to rusting...