Groundwater

New analysis highlights importance of groundwater discharge into oceans

New analysis highlights importance of groundwater discharge into oceans

Earlier, scientists have tended to disregard contributions of groundwater discharge to the ocean and the chemistry on the far greater vol...Read More

Jalgaon village: Farmers switch to solar pumps, experts fear groundwater exploitation

Jalgaon village: Farmers switch to solar pumps, experts fear groundwater exploitation

In Jalgaon village, many farmers spend sleepless nights to irrigate their fields, as power for irrigation isn’t available during the dayt...Read More

Mapped: Global sites where groundwater meets ocean

Mapped: Global sites where groundwater meets ocean

Scientists have created high-resolution maps of points around the globe where groundwater meets the oceans — the first such analysis of i...Read More

Map of where groundwater meets oceans created

Map of where groundwater meets oceans created

Scientists have created high-resolution maps of points around the globe where groundwater meets the oceans -- the first such analysis of ...Read More

Maharashtra: Groundwater depletion underlines Jalyukta Shivar corruption, says NCP

Maharashtra: Groundwater depletion underlines Jalyukta Shivar corruption, says NCP

Mumbai: A report on depletion of groundwater in 14,000 villages in Maharashtra has prompted the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to alleg...Read More

Nine Kerala districts to be declared drought-hit says Government     

Nine Kerala districts to be declared drought-hit says Government     

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government today decided to declare nine of its 14 districts as drought-hit in view of scarcity of rains, ...Read More

Humans threaten crucial ‘fossil’ groundwater: study

Humans threaten crucial ‘fossil’ groundwater: study

Vienna: Human activity risks contaminating pristine water locked underground for millennia and long thought impervious to pollution, said...Read More

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Modified diets can reduce groundwater use in India: study

New Delhi : Modifying diets by a few grams like reducing consumption of poultry could significantly reduce groundwater use in India and h...Read More

Tanker mafia not leaving even hand pump water for tribals

Tanker mafia not leaving even hand pump water for tribals

Exploits groundwater in Kashimira

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Water use law must for country: Uma

Indore : “The country needs a law for water use whether it is water from rivers, lakes or groundwater and therefore the Centre is contemp...Read More

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Mystery of arsenic release into groundwater solved

New York: Stanford scientists have solved an important mystery about where the microbes responsible for releasing dangerous arsenic into ...Read More

Subsidize recharge of groundwater, not its extraction

Subsidize recharge of groundwater, not its extraction

India Meteorological Department had predicted drought-like conditions before the onset of monsoons. The prediction appeared to be correct...Read More

Groundwater depletion in India worst in world: NASA

Groundwater depletion in India worst in world: NASA

Washington : Groundwater is disappearing fast from the world and India is among the worst hit, shows data from NASA’s Gravity Recovery an...Read More

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