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  • Contamination, groundwater decline keep DJB on its toes this summer

    It seems the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has a lot to do this summer besides struggling to supply water to the residents of the capital city. On its agenda are issues of groundwater decline and supply of contaminated water to certain areas across the city.

  • For water, we may have to resort to 'urine recovery'

    Man's quest for additional water supplies amidst growing global scarcity could very well stop within. Dr James Barnard, recipient of 2011 Lee Kuan Yew Water prize, feels at some stage, urine recovery could turn out to be an additional source of water.

  • New application to help find nearest water fountain

    Feeling thirsty and don't want to buy a bottle of bottled water. Need not despair. Just turn on your new age phone and get to know where the nearest public water fountain is located. Of course, you would need to be in the United States. At least, for now.

Nine of the 10 worst global risks are linked to water

Water is one of the world’s gravest risks, according to the Global Risks Report published earlier this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos. And the situation is actually worse than it might seem at first glance.