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Tairne wala samaj doob raha hai: An essay by Anupam Mishra on the Bihar Floods

An essay by Anupam Mishra written in the context of the floods in Bihar, and examines the various cause & effect facets of the floods

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iwp Posted 8 years 2 months ago

"The wisdom that was !" - A talk by Anupam Mishra on the traditional water harvesting systems of the Thar desert, Rajasthan

The Wisdom That Was !, captures a very interesting and informative talk by Anupam Mishra, on traditional water harvesting systems of the Rajasthan desert.

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rajshekar Posted 8 years 12 months ago

When Pigs Fly: Rainbow Drive Layout's efforts towards water sustainability - Citizens at the centre of Integrated Urban Water Management

The Rainbow Drive Layout community in Bangalore represent impressive achievements for an urban community in managing its water in a more sustainable and integrated manner.

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Anonymous (not verified) Posted 8 years 4 months ago

Water: Private, Limited - Issues in privatisation, corporatisation and commercialisation of water sector in India by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra

This book by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra, highlights the emerging issues related to privatisation of water in the context of the recent surge of privatisation-related initiatives in the water sector in India.

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aarti kelkar kh... Posted 8 years 2 months ago

Step by step: Achieving sustainable sanitation - Lessons from civil society experiences - A report by Arghyam

This document highlights the outcomes of Arghyam's research and discussions on the experiences of civil society organisations involved in implementing sustainable sanitation campaigns.

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aarti kelkar kh... Posted 8 years 3 weeks ago

Manual on operation and maintenance of water supply systems - CPHEEO (MoUD)

A manual for O& M managers and technicians to strengthen the technical, operational and managerial capabilities for better supply services

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rajshekar Posted 7 years 11 months ago

Manual on municipal solid waste management - CPHEEO (MoUD)

A manual on safe and hygienic handling & disposal of municipal solid waste generated in the urban areas in India

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aarti kelkar kh... Posted 7 years 11 months ago

Training modules on planning, development and management of groundwater with special reference to watershed management programmes by ACWADAM

A comprehensive training module on basic hydro-geology and groundwater science

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Amita Bhaduri Posted 7 years 10 months ago

Open courseware of national programme on technology enhanced learning A summary of civil engineering courses

A step toward enhancement of quality of engineering education in the country with new comprehensive course

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Amita Bhaduri Posted 7 years 9 months ago

Kudrati Kheti (Natural Farming) - A manual in Hindi

Farming the natural way - going back to the age old traditions and practices.

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Amita Bhaduri Posted 7 years 9 months ago

Understanding groundwater - A course by ACWADAM

How does the groundwater form? How does it move, flow and store? A six module course designed to detail these and more questions on groundwater

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samir nazareth Posted 7 years 8 months ago

Ancient, traditional water and agricultural management systems - A collection of papers from the national seminar on water and culture, organised at Hampi, by Sahayoga and Kannada University (2007)

Integrating traditional techniques with modern practices for those working towards providing sustainable access to water and food, for all common citizens.

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samir nazareth Posted 7 years 6 months ago

Domestic water usage analysis for a 32 flat apartment in Bangalore - Kannan Venkitachalam

Dear Friends, our Apartment is using metered water for all individual 32 flats and monthly maintenance as per individual water usage.

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venki_kannan Posted 7 years 5 months ago

Presentations and papers from the South Asia Conference on "Outstanding Organic Agriculture Techniques" organised by the Organic Farming Association of India (OFAI) at Bangalore (2009)

The SAC conference was targeted at organic farmers, agricultural scientists interested in or working on organic farming and NGOs/CSOs involved in a sustainable agriculture outreach programmes.

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Amita Bhaduri Posted 7 years 4 months ago

History of irrigation in Bihar – Ancient, British and upto Pre-plan Period – A report by the Water and Land Management Institute, Patna

This report by the Water and Land Management Institute, Patna traces the history of irrigation in Bihar through the ancient, British and Pre-plan period.

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Amita Bhaduri Posted 7 years 3 months ago

National Wetland Atlas – An updated database of wetlands in India by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (2011)

This publication presents the updated database and status of wetlands, compiled in an atlas format.

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Amita Bhaduri Posted 7 years 2 months ago

National Water Policy - An alternative draft for consideration by Ramaswamy R Iyer - Economic and Political Weekly

This paper in the Economic and Political Weekly presents the contours of an alternative water policy document by Ramaswamy R Iyer.

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Amita Bhaduri Posted 7 years 1 month ago

"No full stops for this rainman" - Interview with Shree Padre, farmer, water journalist and rainwater harvesting "evangelist" based in Kerala (2007)

Surplus water and deficit water are like two sides of a coin, and the processes of managing “surplus” water could not just impact people living in the dry lands, but also offer some pointers for those working on issues of desertification and drought. The insights that emerge from Shree Padre’s quest to uncover scattered success stories, disseminate information or analyse success itself, reveal that the community can be both the driving force and the beneficiary of better water management.

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content-team Posted 7 years 1 month ago

Mangrove wetlands of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa - Atlas by MSSRF

These state-wise atlases on mangrove wetlands were prepared by the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) under the India-Canada Environment Facility supported project entitled “Coastal Wetlands: Mangrove Conservation and Management”.

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Amita Bhaduri Posted 7 years 1 month ago

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