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  • Watershed Management

    Overview Watershed: About: A watershed (also called drainage basin/catchment area) is an area of land that drains or “sheds” water...

    25 Oct 2021 Water Resources

  • Double-Dip La Niña

    Why in News Recently, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA, an American scientific agency) has declared that La Niña has...

    21 Oct 2021 Water Resources

  • Disappearing African Rare Glaciers

    Why in News Recently, a report from the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) stated that Africa's rare glaciers will disappear in the next two...

    20 Oct 2021 Water Resources

  • Heli-Borne Survey for Water Management

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched a Heli-Borne Survey Technology for water management in the arid areas of...

    06 Oct 2021 Water Resources

  • Cauvery River Water Dispute

    Why in News Recently, the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) directed Karnataka to immediately release the balance quantum of water to Tamil...

    29 Sep 2021 Water Resources

  • Super-Hydrophobic Cotton Composite for Oil Spills

    Why in News Recently, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, has developed a super-hydrophobic cotton composite with Metal-Organic...

    22 Sep 2021 Water Resources

  • Drainage Patterns and Drainage Systems of India

    Drainage: The flow of water through well-defined channels is known as ‘drainage’ and the network of such channels is called a...

    14 Sep 2021 Water Resources

  • Changing Rainfall Pattern in North East India

    Why in News Recently, an analysis showed a changing rainfall pattern in North East (NE) India because of Climate Change. The National Action Plan...

    13 Sep 2021 Water Resources

  • River Bhogdoi

    Why in News The rampant coal mining in Nagaland, coupled with waste discharge from tea estates and encroachment are contaminating waters of River...

    08 Sep 2021 Water Resources

  • Impact of Climate Change on El Nino and La Nina

    Why in News According to recent research, climate change can cause extreme and more frequent El Niño and La Niña events. The...

    06 Sep 2021 Water Resources

  • Groundwater Conservation

    Why in News India is majorly dependent on groundwater for irrigation and is pumping out the lion’s share of the global volume of groundwater....

    01 Sep 2021 Water Resources

  • Surangam System

    Why in News The Karez System of Afghanistan is in threat whereas a similar system named Surangam in South India is thriving. Surangams resemble...

    21 Aug 2021 Water Resources

  • Cattle Island: Hirakud Reservoir

    Why in News The Odisha Forest and Environment Department is starting ecotourism packages for tourists to islands inside the Hirakud...

    18 Aug 2021 Water Resources

  • India’s Water Crisis & Women

    Why in News India is water-stressed due to changing weather patterns and repeated droughts. And the worst sufferers of this crisis are mostly...

    18 Aug 2021 Water Resources

  • Retreat of Glaciers in Ladakh

    Why in News According to a recent study by the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), the Pensilungpa Glacier located in Ladakh’s...

    14 Aug 2021 Water Resources

  • Oil Spills

    Why in News A new study has confirmed that Stimulating Bacteria (Bioremediation) with nutrients in the cold seawaters of the Canadian Arctic can...

    13 Aug 2021 Water Resources

  • Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project: Phase II

    Why in News Recently, the Government of India signed a $250 million loan agreement with the World Bank (WB) for the Second Phase of Dam...

    09 Aug 2021 Water Resources

  • Geospatial Technologies for the Water Sector in India

    Why in News Recently, the Association of Geospatial Industries released a report titled “Potential of Geospatial Technologies for the Water...

    22 Jul 2021 Water Resources

  • Water Pollution by Detergents

    Why in News Water pollution caused by detergents has become a big concern in the global context. The per capita (per person) detergent...

    15 Jul 2021 Water Resources

  • Marine Plastic: Problem, And Solution

    Why in News According to the Central Pollution Control Board’s (CPCB) Annual Report on Implementing the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016,...

    07 Jul 2021 Water Resources

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