Kathmandu, Aug 17: The Nepal Bottle Water Industries Association (NBWIA) has urged traders to sell jar and bottled water not exceeding the set prices. Organizing a press conference on Thursday, the association said it made such a request following complaints that traders were charging the customers rampantly while selling the jar and bottled water. The association’s President Dhurba Gautam said they were effortful in expediting the market monitoring to ensure jar and bottled water are sold at the set prices.
BALEWA, July 6: Coliform bacteria has been found at most drinking water sources in the district. In the course of conducting tests on samples taken from 84 drinking water sources by the Health Office, Baglung, in the current fiscal year, coliform was found in most of the sources.
KATHMANDU, July 3: The Water and Energy Commission (WEC) Secretariat is going to keep records of water across the country. The commission will maintain an integrated record of how much water has been used in which regions of the country.
KATHMANDU, April 19: The water fed to the tunnel from the Melamchi Drinking Water Project at Helambu Rural Municipality of Sindhupalchowk on April 12 arrived at Sundarijal, Kathmandu at about 10:00 PM Monday.
Dr Basudev Krishna Shastri, an astrologer with 15 years of experience, and an expert in vastu shastra, says it is a principle through which people can live in harmony with nature. Following the principles of vastu shastra will lead you to live a peaceful and prosperous life by balancing the effects of the five key elements of this subject—which are earth, water, heat (or fire), air and space.
MELAMCHI, Feb 13: An agreement has been inked with Panchpokhari Thangpal rural municipality in connection with implementing the Yangri Larke Project under the second phase of the Melamchi Water Supply Project.
LONDON, Sept 12: Scientists for the first time have detected water in the atmosphere of an Earth-like planet orbiting a distant star, evidence that a key ingredient for life exists beyond our solar system, according to a study published on Wednesday.
India, the world’s largest groundwater user, is seeing levels declining across the country with farmers in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan facing the prospect of having no groundwater left for irrigation by 2025.
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JOLARPET, July 30: Amid the green Yelagiri hills of southern India, the train inches along the tracks, carrying what has become precious cargo: drinking water bound for Chennai, India’s parched Motor City.
People in several parts of Nepal’s Tarai have started to face drinking water shortage because tube wells, taps, boring wells and ponds, which used to be the reliable source of water, are now fast drying up.
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DHADING, May 29: Nutrition, comfort, sanitation and so on are not such familiar terms for Fulmaya Chepang of Brushbang hill of Rorang Rural Municipality. She always ate what was available around. There was no choice. Having to get a full meal would be considered a matter of luck. “There was never enough food to eat, even when I was a nursing mother. It has been a life full of miseries,” she laments.
SALYAN, May 25: The family of Ramlal Yari of Manjhkada village in the hill district of Salyan migrated to Dhorpipal area last week. Yari said life in the village, which lies in Bangad Kupinde Municipality-10, has become very difficult due to the severe water crisis.
BUTUWAL, May 4: With the arrival of summer, water crisis in Province 5 has become worse. Not just the rural areas but also the towns in Rolpa, Dang, Rupandehi and Kapilbastu lack water. Locals lament that their right to access clean drinking water is limited just in paper.
RUKUM, April 23: Rukum locals and representatives are protesting against the provincial government’s decision to divert the water of Uttar Ganga Hydro Project to Kali Gandaki River. The protestors claim that the move would bring several micro hydropower projects to closure apart from affecting water availability in many areas.
BANKE, April 17: Drying up of water sources has posed a threat to wildlife in the Banke National Park. The national park, however, was established some nine years ago for the expansion of the habitat of wild cat.
April 16: The moon’s magnificent desolation is far wetter than scientists imagined. A NASA spacecraft sent to study lunar dust and atmosphere also picked up signs of water being released from the moon as meteors collide with its surface.
GENEVA, March 18: Israel is depriving millions of Palestinians of access to a regular supply of clean water while stripping their land of minerals “in an apparent act of pillage”, a United Nations human rights investigator said on Monday.
TANAHUN, Feb 18: Until three years ago, locals of Bhanu Municipality-8, Beltar had to struggle a lot for drinking water. They were compelled to walk a long distance to fetch water for daily use. However, things have changed for good now. All villagers have drinking water taps in front of their houses.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC) has sealed two beverage companies based in Banepa of Kavre district on Wednesday for bottling and selling drinking water below the minimum standards.
RUKUM, Sept 7: Chaurjahari municipality located in West Rukum is taken as one of the 10 model cities across the nation. But the very model city has been hit hard by a growing shortage of drinking water. With this situation in place, locals have no way to pay auto rickshaw and private vehicles to fetch waters from the Thulo Bheri River and transport to their homes, local Leelawati Rana said.
KATHMANDU,Aug 2 5: The water flow on the main rivers seems increasing however, probability of crossing the limit is below according to flood warning shared by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.
ROLPA, Aug 16: As many as 2,856 people of 485 households in Rolpa now have access to clean drinking water after the successful implementation of the Western Nepal Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project in seven different locations of the district.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Speaking in the special hour of the House of Representatives meeting today, lawmaker Ghanshyam Khatiwada of the Communist Party of Nepal condemned the incident of the poisoning of the drinking water at the Jaante Secondary School at Jaante of Morang district yesterday.