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In Defence of Free Water – Beyond The Delhi Experiment

 Philippe Cullet ,   The Statesman, THE decision of the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi to provide 666 litres of free water a day to each household was a landmark and progressive development. This will remain one of the key… Continue Reading →

#India – MP town seeks to reclaim its right to water, NO to Privatisation

NO TO PRIVATISATION   An independent committee appointed by the state validates and upholds most of the objections raised by civil society against attempted privatisation of water supply in Khandwa. Shripad Dharmadhikary, Rehmat and Gaurav Dwivedi discuss the report. 22 August 2013 –… Continue Reading →

Thames Water – a private equity plaything that takes us for fools

When the water company was privatised we were promised a utopia of private sector efficiency  Will Hutton ,  Guardian, The Observer, Nov 11, 2012 Inside one of London’s Victorian sewers. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA London remains the effluent capital of Europe. The… Continue Reading →

Risk of water wars rises with scarcity #mustread

    Almost half of humanity will face water scarcity by 2030 and strategists from Israel to Central Asia prepare for strife. Chris Arsenault Last Modified: 26 Aug 2012 09:47     Click on the water conflict map to see some of Al Jazeera’s coverage… Continue Reading →

Man with bright idea saves 50m gallons of drinking water a day #Goodnews

  Overflowing Modak Sagar water redirected to Tansa Man with bright idea saves 50m gallons of drinking water a day Yogesh.Naik @timesgroup.com, Mumbai Mirror If the city gets through the next 12 months without suffering a severe water crisis despite… Continue Reading →

Privatisation of water supply set in motion #wakeupcall

SATURDAY, 04 AUGUST 2012 00:08 RAJESH KUMAR | NEW DELHI Following Planning Commission’s directions, Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has approved a proposal to involve Public Private Partnership (PPP) for better distribution and maintenance of water supply in Malviya Nagar, Mehrauli… Continue Reading →

160 sorties failed but BMC to go for #cloudseeding again

      Linah Baliga, TNN Aug 1, 2012, MUMBAI: Having failed to make artificial rains despite 160 attempts in 2009, the civic body will resort to the same technique this year to make for the shortfall. On Thursday, the Brihanmumbai… Continue Reading →

Exclusive jurisdiction of states over water hinders its proper management

Status of water Nikhilesh Jha : Wed Aug 01 2012, 01:31 hrs Exclusive jurisdiction of states over water hinders its proper management Many significant developments have taken place in the past few months regarding water resources management (WRM) in the… Continue Reading →

Signature campaign against draft Indian National Water Policy 2012

Join People’s Campaign for Right to Water-Karnataka in opposing Draft National Water Policy 2012 prepared by Ministry of Water Resources and demand its immediate withdrawal. Water is a life and precious resource, which should be carefully conserved and available for… Continue Reading →

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