Water crisis looms large in Himalayan regions, finds study

News: According to a survey, published in the journal Water Policy, eight towns in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region of Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Pakistan were nearly 20%-70% deficient in their water supply. Facts: Key takeaways: Major Challenges faced: changing water budgets, increasing demand for water and water scarcity. Reasons for water crisis: poor water… Continue reading Water crisis looms large in Himalayan regions, finds study

Gujarat facing massive water crisis

Gujarat is facing a massive water crisis. The scarcity is particularly acute in the Saurashtra region, Kutch, North Gujarat and parts of tribal pockets in central and South Gujarat. The available water in all the dams of these regions is negligible. However, Sardar Sarovar dam and the Narmada canal network has enough water to sustain… Continue reading Gujarat facing massive water crisis