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  • Groundwater Depletion and Cropping Intensity

    Why in News In a recent study, it has been found that groundwater depletion in India could reduce winter cropped acreage significantly in years...

    26 Apr 2021 Water Resources

  • Godavari River

    Why in News The Godavari water is to be released into the irrigation canals in East and West Godavari districts from the Polavaram irrigation...

    05 Apr 2021 Water Resources

  • New Red Algal Seaweed Species

    Why in News Recently, two new red algal seaweed species have been discovered along India’s coastline. India has a vast coastline of over...

    30 Mar 2021 Water Resources

  • Cape of Good Hope

    Why in News Due to the recent blockage of the Suez Canal, the option of re-routing ships via the Cape of Good Hope was explored. Key...

    30 Mar 2021 Water Resources

  • Suez Canal

    Why in News A large cargo ship named 'Ever Given' got stuck near the southern end of the Suez Canal due to a mishap caused by bad weather. This...

    25 Mar 2021 Water Resources

  • Ken-Betwa Link Project

    Why in News Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh signed a memorandum of agreement to implement the Ken Betwa Link Project (KBLP), the...

    23 Mar 2021 Water Resources

  • Mullaperiyar Dam

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Mullaperiyar Dam Supervisory Committee to issue directions on issues concerning the...

    17 Mar 2021 Water Resources

  • Removal of Heavy Metals from Water

    Why in News Recently, a research team at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi has developed a new method for efficient removal of heavy...

    17 Mar 2021 Water Resources

  • Dams and Destruction

    Introduction About: A dam is a structure built across a river or stream to hold back water. Over the centuries dams have been built using...

    16 Mar 2021 Water Resources

  • Declining Rainfall in Cherrapunji

    Why in News A recent study that looked at the rainfall pattern in the past 119 years found a decreasing trend at Cherrapunji (Meghalaya) and nearby...

    22 Feb 2021 Water Resources

  • Deglaciation and Threats

    Deglaciation Glaciers, ice caps and continental ice sheets cover some 10% of the earth’s land surface at the present time, whereas during...

    22 Feb 2021 Water Resources

  • Draft Blue Economy Policy

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has rolled out the draft Blue Economy policy, inviting suggestions and inputs from...

    18 Feb 2021 Water Resources

  • Glaciers

    About A glacier is a large, perennial accumulation of crystalline ice, snow, rock, sediment, and water that originates on land and moves down...

    15 Feb 2021 Water Resources

  • Odisha’s Border Disputes

    Why In News Recently, a border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh once again resurfaced when Andhra Pradesh announced panchayat polls in...

    08 Feb 2021 Water Resources

  • Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management

    Why in News Recently, on the occasion of the World Wetland Day, the Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change announced the...

    04 Feb 2021 Water Resources

  • Ageing Dams of India: UN Report

    Why in News According to a United Nations (UN) report "Ageing water infrastructure: An emerging global risk", over 1,000 large dams in India will be...

    02 Feb 2021 Water Resources

  • El Nino and La Nina

    El Nino and La Nina are complex weather patterns resulting from variations in ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific Region. They are...

    18 Jan 2021 Water Resources

  • Digital Ocean

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Earth Sciences inaugurated the web-based application DigitalOcean developed by Indian National Centre for...

    30 Dec 2020 Water Resources

  • Aquifer Mapping & Management

    Why in News A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) has been recently signed between Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), Ministry of Jal Shakti and Council...

    24 Dec 2020 Water Resources

  • Mid-term Review of National Hydrology Project

    Why in News Recently, the Union Minister of Jal Shakti has reviewed the progress made under the National Hydrology Project (NHP) in its...

    18 Dec 2020 Water Resources

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