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Latest Articles in water scarcity

Smart cities will Require an Institutional Approach to Address the Water Crisis

Institutional mechanisms have played an important role in determining how cities have coped with the provision of infrastructure – especially with regards to water supply. The state has long been entrusted with the responsibility of actual provision of services as a ‘public good’ – to be offered on a best effort, but largely unaccounted for basis, i.e. as part of a social contract. As a result, State Government entities – such as Public Health Engineering Departments, Water Supply & Sewerage/ Drainage Boards held primary sway over-provision of services, and in very large cities, municipal bodies themselves were assigned the actual responsibility for the provision of services.

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Fueling a more sustainable future through WaterTech vending machines

Large-scale IoT-based water purification systems along with sustainable technologies have lately offered a ray of hope in the fight against the imminent water crisis. They are providing people an uninterrupted supply of potable drinking water through energy-efficient systems.

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'Water Conservation And Sewage Disposal Essential Issues'

The workshop titled 'Transforming the Najafgarh Basin' was held under the aegis of DLF Foundation, India Water Partnership, a non-profit organization with a goal of promoting integrated water resources management, and INTACH

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Water level in 91 major reservoirs dips

The states which have recorded less storage vis-a-vis the corresponding period last year are Himachal Pradesh, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

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