Borewells(Search results - 9)
NEWS22, Feb 2019, 9:53 AM
Harsh summer: Bannerghatta Biological Park officials concerned over water scarcity
With the drought in the last few years and borewells running dry across Bengaluru, Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) officials expressed concerns over regular supply of water to animals. The officials say that the park has to supply 3 lakh litre of water and hence have decided to pump up three additional borewells to supply water to over 2,000 animals, birds and reptiles
11, May 2017, 3:42 AM
How many more should die? State still has 5 lakh abandoned borewells
After the recent tragedy of six-year-old Kaveri who fell in an abandoned borewell, the government held series of meetings and issued strict orders. But so far, action remains only on paper
29, Apr 2017, 9:29 AM
Drinking tanker water? Your life might be in danger!
Disruption in Cauvery water supply has forced people to use tanker water in Bengaluru. But here is a shocker! You might be drinking water from the drainage.
25, Apr 2017, 11:20 AM
How many Kaveris must die before the govt learns its lesson?
If every Gram Panchayat and Taluk Panchayat member and official makes a little effort to identify uncapped borewells, many lives could be saved. And why is no action initiated against guilty borewell owners?
24, Apr 2017, 6:29 AM
Borewells cause a spurt in fluorosis cases
The internationally accepted level of fluoride is 1 ppm but the level in some places in Alappuzha is 2.5 ppm, which is considered as toxic dose
23, Apr 2017, 5:41 AM
Borewells turn deathtrap again: 6-yr-old girl falls into 400 ft borewell near Belagavi
It has been more than 16 hours since the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team from Pune working round-the-clock to rescue six-year-old Kaveri who has fallen into 400ft discarded borewell. But so, far they have not been successful in their attempt.
17, May 2016, 2:16 AM
Kolar recharges 3,086 borewells
At a time when wells and borewells are going dry and ground water levels are depleting all over the state, Kolar District, 70 km away from Bengaluru has recharged 3,086 borewells that will help provide water to the villages.
11, May 2016, 4:38 PM
Andhra hopes to energise 1.25 lakh borewells in state
The Andhra Pradesh government is mulling energising about 1.25 lakh borewells in the state at an estimated cost of ₹1,496.29 crore under phase II of the NTR Jal Siri Scheme