Rajasthan to get $500 mn ADB loans for water projectsThe two ADB loans will help Rajasthan finance water and sewerage upgrades.
Germany-based inge GmbH bags large India contractinge secured an order to supply UF membranes for a desal plant being built by IDE.
World lost 20% irrigated land to salt-induced degradation
India, China facing water stress in shale resources
Nature-based clean water solutions spend at $9.6 bn
Slipping And sliding, Kashmiri women trek for water
Scientists discover oceans of water deep in the Earth
SIWW taps on social media to support water cause
Space technology aids water power
The water business is a priority area and the amount of investment would depend on availability of bankable projects, says IFC Head (Water Advisory, South Asia) Bastiaan Mohrmann.
Groundwater has sustained our growth and development over past few decades. It is now a victim of unplanned, unregulated extraction and limited efforts to sustain its longevity.
President Pranab Mukherjee raised the pitch for increasing water use efficiency across sectors.
Investment in India, by large conglomerates, is stalling due to poor basic infrastructure including water supply.
President of India Pranab Mukherjee said pricing mechanism should act as incentive to save water.
The theme this year is 'Efficient management of water: Challenges and opportunities'