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Groundwater Levels Depleting Alarmingly in India

... for recharging ground water through measures like rainwater harvesting. And many states have agreed to adopt the bill....

Modest Increase in Urban Parks Could Equalize Global Warming Until 2080s

...fect an increased green space has on the amount of rainwater urban areas capture and retain; towns and cities lose a large proportion of rainwater through what is termed run-off where precipitation quickly leaves the surface and drains away into s...

Green Campaigners Concerned About Yamuna's Shrinking Floodplains

...ion in the river. The campaign will also propagate rainwater harvesting on rooftops, lawns, parks and roads through people-oriented decentralized water harvesting," organizers said. Campaigners say the river is already hemmed in by bunds that have restricted the floodplain. Many lakes and ponds in east Delhi...

Tower of London Facing Pollution Threat

... the crusts are made of gypsum formed when acid in rainwater and pollution reacts with the limestone and mortar. Over time, the gypsum soaks up atmospheric pollution like a stone sponge. Since the advent of coal-burning industry in the late 13th century, the crusts turned black with soot and sulfur from coal s...

Stress on Storage and Conservation of Rain Water by Govt of India

...ctly linked to Agriculture etc. It also encourages rainwater harvesting and recharge to groundwater for conservation of water. Several measures for development and management of water resources are undertaken by the respective States Governments which include creation of storages, restoration of water bodies, ...

Rainwater to Receive a Fillip in India

...ernment in India is accelerating measures to boost rainwater harvesting in// the country. The ministry of Wat...al Highways Authority of India to provide roof top rainwater harvesting structures in the buildings under their control. Already to promote roof top rainwater ...

Maharashtra warns against Mahim's 'miracle' water

...India during the southwest monsoon and occurs when rainwater borne by rivers mixe with seawater along the coast," said M.D. Zingde, a scientist at the National Institute of Oceanography regional centre in Mumbai. "The change in salinity at the Mahim creek could be attributed to the large quantities of ground...

A non-stick danger

... not accounted for.// "By measuring TFA levels in rainwater over the last three to four years, researchers estimated there should be 100 to 120 parts per trillion in the water by the year 2020," says the study's lead author, David Ellis, from the University of Toronto. The heating also produces two other cla...

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