23 Dec 2015
New Delhi: A proposal to reconstruct a dam in Afghanistan with revised cost estimates of Rs 1,775.69 crore was cleared by Government yesterday.
08 Dec 2015
Idukki/Thiruvanathapuram: With water level in the Mullaperiyar dam threatening to cross the permissible limit of 142 feet, six spillway shutters were opened last night. The water level in the dam in Idukki district touched 141.8 feet last afternoon, district administration sources said.
04 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Members from Kerala and Tamil Nadu clashed in the Lok Sabha today after a Congress member expressed concern over the safety of Mullaperiyar dam saying it was developing cracks.
26 Nov 2015
Rio De Jenario: Mud from a dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil earlier this month, killing 12 people and polluting an important river, is toxic, the United Nations' human rights agency said yesterday.
04 Dec 2015
London: Dams and irrigation considerably raise the global human consumption of freshwater by increasing evapotranspiration - an effect that increases the loss of freshwater to the atmosphere, thereby reducing the water available for humans, societies and ecosystems on land.
15 Dec 2015
Chennai: A PIL has been filed in Madras High Court seeking an inquiry into alleged 'delayed announcement' of excess water release from Chembarabakkam dam that caused floods and action against officials, including their prosecution on man slaughter charges.
01 Oct 2012
Protests rocked the Cauvery river basin district of Karnataka for the second day on Monday over release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu with police taking about 100 people into custody after they squatted on tracks and detained the Mysore-Shirdi express at Gejjalagere village.
14 Nov 2015
Tirunelveli: Four dams including Kundaru, Ramanathi, Kadana Nathi and Karuppanathi reached full level following heavy rains in the Western Ghat area, officials said.
30 Sep 2012
Complying with the Supreme Court directive, Karnataka on Sunday began release of Cauvery River water to Tamil Nadu, triggering widespread protests across the district and disrupting vehicular movement.
06 Nov 2015
Rio De Janeiro: A dam burst at a mining waste site in Brazil, unleashing a deluge of thick, red toxic mud that engulfed a village and killed at least 17 people, an official said.