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  • 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

  • India Water Impact Summit 2020

    Why in News Recently, the 5th India Water Impact Summit (IWIS), organised by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and Center for Ganga River...

    16 Dec 2020 Water Resources

  • Extreme Climate Events: CEEW

    Why in News According to a recent study on the report “Preparing India for Extreme Climate Events” released by the Council on Energy,...

    12 Dec 2020 Water Resources

  • China’s New Dam on Brahmaputra

    Why in News Recently, Chinese authorities have given the go ahead for a Chinese hydropower company to construct the first downstream hydropower...

    30 Nov 2020 Water Resources

  • Desalination Plants

    Why in News Recently, Maharashtra announced the setting up of a desalination plant in Mumbai. The plant will process 200 million litres of water...

    25 Nov 2020 Water Resources

  • India-China on Brahmaputra

    Why in News The construction of several dams along the Brahmaputra river (known as Yarlung in China) on the Chinese side has become a repeated cause...

    23 Nov 2020 Water Resources

  • Luhri Stage-I Hydro Electric Project

    Why in News Recently, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the investment for 210 MW Luhri Stage-I Hydro Electric Project. It...

    05 Nov 2020 Water Resources

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