Articles

India's rampant urban water issues and challenges

28 Dec 2018

The consistent increase in the rate of growth of India's population has also led to the increase in demand for water, particularly in the urban areas where the rate of increase is highler compared to rural areas.

How safe is the water that is supplied in our homes?

11 Sep 2018

Understanding groundwater contamination in India - Conversation with Anshuman, Associate Director, Water Resources, TERI

Water-food-energy nexus in India

15 Jun 2018

In these times of agriculture crisis and falling water tables, it is important to rework policies to better address key challenges in the irrigation-power space

Towards Sustainable Irrigation

03 Mar 2018

Agriculture is one of the major sources of livelihood for Indian farmers and contributes to the country’s GDP by 30% which is enormous this year.

Are our industries water smart?

03 Mar 2018

The prospective water availability scenario is set to be the greatest challenge of the 21st century amongst all the users or sectors due to continued rising and competing demand, inefficient use, pollution, and added risks due to climate change.

Watershed management and development

31 Jan 2018

The primary cause for poverty and marginalization in rainfed rural areas is low crop and livestock productivity coupled with deterioration in the quality of land and other natural resources.