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  • River Devika Project: Jammu and Kashmir

    Why in News? River Devika project, built at the cost of over Rs 190 crore, will be complete by June, 2022. What is the River Devika project? The...

    16 Feb 2022 Water Resources

  • Microbes in Plastic Clean-up: Bioremediation

    Why in News? A team of Argentine scientists is using microorganisms native to Antarctica to explore the idea of cleaning up pollution from fuels...

    08 Feb 2022 Water Resources

  • World Wetlands Day and Two New Ramsar Sites

    For Prelims: Wetlands Day, Wetlands in India, Ramsar Sites. For Mains: Significance of Wetlands and related threats. Why in News? Recently,...

    05 Feb 2022 Water Resources

  • Promoting Blue Economy

    For Prelims: Blue Economy concept, Deep Ocean Mission, Sagarmala project, Integrated Coastal Zone Management, India's Vision of New India by...

    04 Feb 2022 Water Resources

  • Unusually Colder and Wetter Winter

    For Prelims: Western Disturbances, La Nina. For Mains: Weather Patterns such as La Nina and their impact on India’s weather. Why in...

    28 Jan 2022 Water Resources

  • Krishna Water Dispute

    For Prelims: Constitutional Provisions of Inter Water River Disputes, Krishna River and its tributaries, location of Nallamala hills. For Mains:...

    13 Jan 2022 Water Resources

  • Radioactive Pollution in Water

    Why in News Recently, radioactive pollution in water and associated health impacts have been reported in many parts of the globe. Key...

    13 Dec 2021 Water Resources

  • Ken-Betwa Inter-Linking Project

    Why in News Recently, the Union Cabinet has approved the funding and implementation of Ken-Betwa inter-linking of rivers project. The project...

    10 Dec 2021 Water Resources

  • Depletion of Groundwater

    Why in News Recently, an analysis of water level data done by the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) indicates that about 33% of the wells monitored...

    30 Nov 2021 Water Resources

  • India Young Water Professional Programme

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched the first edition of the India Young Water Professional Programme. Its launch marks...

    30 Nov 2021 Water Resources

  • Ganga Connect Exhibition: UK

    Why in News Recently, the Ganga Connect exhibition concluded in London on 25th November 2021. It was inaugurated in Glasgow, Scotland after the...

    29 Nov 2021 Water Resources

  • O-SMART Scheme

    Why in News The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the continuation of the ‘Ocean Services, Modelling, Application, Resources and...

    26 Nov 2021 Water Resources

  • National Interlinking of Rivers Authority

    Why in News The Centre Government is contemplating creation of the National Interlinking of Rivers Authority (NIRA). NIRA is supposed to be an...

    15 Nov 2021 Water Resources

  • Mass Fish Death in Kameng River

    Why in News Recently, the landslides caused by an earthquake of 3.4 magnitude close to the border with China has led to mass fish death in the...

    06 Nov 2021 Water Resources

  • Ganga Utsav 2021-The River Festival

    Why in News Recently, the 5th edition of Ganga Utsav-The River Festival 2021 has begun which celebrates the glory of the National river...

    02 Nov 2021 Water Resources

  • Ocean Research Vessel- Sagar Nidhi

    Why in News Recently, the Union Minister of Earth Sciences visited the Indian Subcontinent’s Pioneer Ocean Research Vessel (ORV) Ship...

    01 Nov 2021 Water Resources

  • Samudrayaan Mission

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has launched India’s first manned ocean mission “Samudrayaan” in...

    30 Oct 2021 Water Resources

  • Water Level in Mullaperiyar Dam

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court has directed the Supervisory Committee to take an immediate and firm decision on the maximum water level...

    29 Oct 2021 Water Resources

  • 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

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