Tag: Water

Beware, want of water wisdom
Editorial

Beware, want of water wisdom

Denizens of the forest are figuring in media reports along with womenfolk in rural parts across the land for all bad but virtually the same reason. Graphics and videos during telecast by news channels are portraying the thirsty jumbos and the hard-working women desperately in search of water, mainly for drinking by both parties and…

Avoid stagnation of water during rainy season
News

Avoid stagnation of water during rainy season

 With the district receiving pre-monsoon rains, the District Vector-borne Diseases Control Officer Dr. S. Chidambar, in a press release, has requested people to avoid stagnation of water around the house, prevent accumulation of trash near house and keep surroundings clean to avoid breeding of mosquitoes responsible for spreading  of  diseases like  Dengue and  Chikungunya.

Water: Whose business is it anyway?
Feature Articles

Water: Whose business is it anyway?

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Last week on my early morning walk, I could not resist the temptation of walking up to a middle-aged woman washing the entrance to her house. She seemed to be oblivious to any concerns of water scarcity and was pouring large quantities of precious fresh water onto the concrete walkway leading…

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