Articles tagged under: water

Centre issues drought advisory to Gujarat and other states

May 18, 2019
Centre issues drought advisory to Gujarat and other states

New Delhi: With water storage in dams dropping to a “critical” level, the Centre has issued a “drought advisory” to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu, asking them to use water judiciously. The advisory was issued to Tamil Nadu on Friday and similar cautionary letters were sent to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana late last week, said S K Haldar, a member of the Central Water Commission (CWC). The drough...Read More

Water released from riverfront stretch of Sabarmati for repair work of Vasna barrage

May 11, 2019
Water released from riverfront stretch of Sabarmati for repair work of Vasna barrage

Ahmedabad:  Water is being released from Riverfront portion of river Sabarmati in Ahmedabad to downstream due to ongoing pre-monsoon repair and maintenance works at Vasna barrage. Read More

Gujarat CM visits scarcity-hit areas of Kutch district

May 10, 2019

Bhuj: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today paid visit to scarcity-hit Kutch district and briefed media persons on relief works underway by the State government in worst scarcity-hit Lakhpat and Nakhatrana talukas. DeshGujaratRead More

Honda 2Wheelers India to develop water reservoirs in Vithalapur

May 10, 2019
Honda 2Wheelers India to develop water reservoirs in Vithalapur

Vithalapur: As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) initiative, Honda 2Wheelers India today in a statement said it has started the development of water conservation reservoir in Vithalapur, Ahmedabad. The company statement said: Honda has extended its support in developing water conservation facility Vithalapur village. Honda will rejuvenate 2 reservoirs covering 23 acres of land which will contribute to sustainable development of the area and empower local population in the vil...Read More

Chief Minister Rupani on one-day visit to scarcity-hit Kutch on Friday

May 09, 2019
Chief Minister Rupani on one-day visit to scarcity-hit Kutch on Friday

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will be on one-day visit to scarcity-hit Kutch district to interact with rural villagers, district and taluka level officials and review the situation of water, fodder and employment. The Chief Minister will reach Narayan Sarovar in Lakhpat taluka at 11.30 am and hold meeting with local villagers. He will hold meeting with officials of Lakhpat taluka and offer guidance on scarcity-relief works. The chief Minister will at 2.00 pm will visit...Read More

Rupani instructs civic bodies to ensure use of 75% treated/recycled water

May 06, 2019
Rupani instructs civic bodies to ensure use of 75% treated/recycled water

Gandhinagar: Close on heels of the high level review of water availability across Gujarat, CM Vijay Rupani today hold a meeting of all the 8 municipal corporations and urban development authorities here to take stock of the situation of water supply and related planning. He instructed the concerned authorities to ensure that in a year to two of the total utilization of water in the civic bodies 75% or 3/4th comes from the treated/recycled water. CM Rupani also reviewed...Read More

Gujarat CM’s briefing on availability and supply of drinking water in Gujarat in summer 2019

April 30, 2019

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Sufficient water for drinking purpose till July-end for entire State: Gujarat government

April 29, 2019
Sufficient water for drinking purpose till July-end for entire State: Gujarat government

Gandhinagar: Speaking to media persons, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today said Gujarat has enough water to supply for drinking water till the end of the month of July this year. He said the situation is better than last year when the State had to source water from underground tunnel of Narmada dam as early as in the month of February. Nitin Patel announced statewide 1916 toll-free number for assistance regarding drinking water supply. Nitin said, daily 375 crore litre Narmada water...Read More

Amid scorching summer, water level in the life-line of water supply in Gujarat ‘Narmada Dam’ rising again; 119.27 m level as on today morning

April 26, 2019
Amid scorching summer, water level in the life-line of water supply in Gujarat ‘Narmada Dam’ rising again; 119.27 m level as on today morning

Vadodara: The water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam which is the lifeline of water supply in Gujarat, is seeing rise again. The water level in the reservoir of the dam on river Narmada situated in Kevadiya in Narmada district in central Gujarat has seen a rise of 19 cm in last four days which has also caused a corresponding rise of 27.14 Million Cubic Meter (MCM) in the live storage. This around half a percent increase in the total live storage capacity in just four days during summer per...Read More

Water level in Sardar Sarovar Naramada dam, up by over 3 meters in 21 days

April 05, 2019
Water level in Sardar Sarovar Naramada dam, up by over 3 meters in 21 days

Gandhinagar: With the onset of somewhat untimely summer in 'water-scarce' Gujarat which is reeling under unusually high temperatures in the first week of April, there is a good news for Gujaratis and especially those around 3 crore of them who completely depend for their water needs on Narmada Dam Reservoir in Kevadiya which is also known as the lifeline of water supply in this western state. The water level of this big reservoir has seen an unusual increase of over 3 meters (3.37meters to be...Read More