safe drinking water supply

Sustainable water management ideas for post-Covid India

Water suppliers need to collect charges to fund maintenance of the system and for capacity expansion. Targeted subsidies can be provided to the weaker sections. Read more »
New coronavirus transission through drinking water

How safe is drinking water in times of Covid-19

Dutch scientists have detected the presence of the new coronavirus in sewage waters, highlighting the need to develop effective monitoring systems against coronavirus outbreaks. Read more »
ground water contamination is rampant across the world

Urbanisation, climate change to hit quality, availability of drinking water

Increased temperatures in the wettest periods of the year result in dissolved organic carbon concentration increases of up to 45%. Read more »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the guidelines for the Jal Jeevan Mission

Prime minister unveils guidelines for rural water supply scheme

The Union government will spend more than Rs 2 lakh crore of the Rs 3.6 lakh crore needed to implement the scheme. Read more »