It’s something that needs to happen anyway, to deal with climate change. To hit a climate target of 1.5 or 2 degrees Celsius, the entire global economy will need to reach net-zero emissions. That includes changing the way that buildings are heated and how kitchen stoves are powered, not only in new buildings, but in […]
Before you use water to drink, make ice, wash dishes, brush your teeth or prepare food, you should boil it first. If you don’t know if your property has lead pipes or solder, the PWSA recommends you first flush your lines by running water from the tap at least one minute before boiling.
In a press release issued on Wednesday, he said that based on requests from farmers, water would be released from the dam from August 14 for 120 days in the LBP main canal with ‘odd number’ sluice gates, and ‘even number’ sluice gates in the Chennasamudram canal ayacut areas.
Holly Baleen was short of a regular hot water bottle and so decided to improvise with plastic Sprite bottles. But her idea proved successful, commenting that ‘it was still half frozen this morning’ after a night in bed.
‘Our water technicians have been working round the clock to produce this extra drinking quality water needed – the equivalent of filling to the brim almost half a million baths – but with this record amount of water being used daily it is getting harder to keep up.
The EU’s environment commissioner said countries should not take high quality water for granted. “Clean bathing water is usually taken as something that is gifted, but it’s actually one of the European collective achievements,” said Virginijus Sinkevičius. “It’s the result of hard work by many people over many years. This year’s report once again confirms […]
“The continuing improvement of England’s beaches and bathing water are a terrific success story. Ministers must now ensure that this is not the high water mark for the quality of our coastal environment – and that the tough EU rules that have driven these vast improvements are kept no matter what Brexit looks like,” said […]
Tungabhadra’s HLC, which is supposed to bring 32 tmcft, yields only 21 tmcft due to the siltation of the dam and in the last 10 years, the district has been able to draw only between 10 tmcft and 15 tmcft. Last year, when the dam got filled to its brim at least thrice, Andhra Pradesh […]
The Ministry of Water Resources on Tuesday sought the State government’s suggestion on two or three convenient dates for Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao to attend a virtual meeting of the Apex Council to resolve river water disputes between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. However, the Chief Minister is yet to communicate his decision regarding the […]
“It’s deeply disrespectful to assume that we’re either being misinformed or that we’re so retarded we can’t make these decisions ourselves. I thought it was patronizing in the extreme. It’s offensive and I just can’t understand why going to play a rock show or going to lecture at a university [is a problem to them] […]