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Thursday, November 28th, 2013

India Begins Groundwater Mapping of the Entire Country

The Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) has recently launched a helicopter-borne electromagnetic survey in Patna for accurate and comprehensive assessment of groundwater resources of the district. A helicopter will collect important data of the subsurface geology and...

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Mapping Aquifers: Aerial Technology Used to Find Drinking Water

Water scarcity is endemic in India . With groundwater irrigation accounting for over 60 % of the total area irrigated , it's important to save this precious resource. Recognizing this, the ministry of water resources has ,...

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Global award for Groundwater Atlas

Australia’s National Atlas of Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDEs) has won the 2013 Geospatial World Application Excellence Award for Environment Protection and Monitoring. The coveted prize was presented during the Geospatial World Forum which has been held in...

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Water Conservation Efforts Increase in Parched Bundelkhand Area

The state minor irrigation department is making efforts for conservation of water in the parched Bundelkhand area. The water level of Bundelkhand is dropping each year. As many as 109 of the 124 hydrograph stations set up...

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Australia’s Groundwater Mapping Focuses on the Future

The Australian National Water Commission commissioned the mapping fo Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDE) as part of the country's Water for the Future Plan. The aim was to aid policy makers for better water planning and natural resource...

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Age-Old Fixes for India’s Water

India's monsoon rains are retreating this week, a delayed end to a yearly wet season that has become ever more unpredictable as a result of global warming. Of all the challenges that face India, few are more pressing than...

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

India Untertakes Airborne Surveys to Map Aquifers

In a unique project, scientists will soon launch airborne surveys to map deep and shallow aquifers in five States as a precursor for taking up a holistic programme all over the country to find out potential groundwater...

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Malaysia Groundwater to be Tapped for Sustainable Supply

Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas said the Government had to look at new water resources due to water shortages.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Land Subsidence Hits 50 Chinese Cities

More than 50 cities in China have wide-spread land subsidence, China Central Television (CCTV) reported Monday. As large as 79,000 square kilometers of land has dropped more than 200 millimeters, mainly due to excesive exploitation of underground...

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Invisible Hazard of Groundwater Depletion in Bangladesh

Experts warn rapid depletion of Bangladesh’s underground water table could jeopardize food and water security for millions throughout the country and also endanger the biodiversity of one of the world’s largest mangrove forests within the next two...

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