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Maharashtra may exempt certain plastic items from ban
Maharashtra mulls exemption on 'certain' plastic items following crackdown on plastic
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When solving one health problem triggers another
Up until two decades ago, the main sources of drinking water in Rajasthan included surface water from perennial ponds, reservoirs, lakes, dams, rivers and streams with borewells and tubewells used sparingly and only in remote areas. All this changed when guinea worm infections started appearing in the state. 
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 3 weeks 1 day ago
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Teesta: Stuck between conflict and cooperation
River Teesta originates at Tso Lamo, Sikkim, flows through West Bengal and then enters the Rangpur division in Bangladesh.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 4 weeks 1 day ago
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Not a drop to waste
The pressure on the water resources in India is on the rise. The available water resources in the country are highly variable. For example, the average annual rainfall in India varies considerably from one region to another; it is as high as 1000 cm in the Northeast and as low as 10 cm in western Rajasthan.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 1 month 3 weeks ago
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Colour suitable for a water tank
Hello, I just want to know which colour is best suited for a water tank, black or white? Thanks
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
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Difficulty in operating a submersible pump
Hi, We have an query regarding compression pump / submersible pump for domestic use in our native place. We have shallow installed which is currently working via Hand pump. The shallow / bore well is 600 feet deep, with 70 - 80ft 4in pipe and remaining 520-530 ft in 2in pipe. During summer water levels go below 70 ft. This makes the handpump very difficult to operate.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 3 months 1 day ago
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Sharing water, reaping benefits
Agriculture is of central importance to India’s economy with more than half of the workforce in the country depending on it for their livelihoods. However, it is increasingly being threatened due to climate-change-induced changing rainfall patterns and water scarcity having a negative impact on production.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 3 months 6 days ago
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Is your bottled water safe to drink?
It is a fairly common practice among people to buy bottled drinking water while travelling in India with the hope that it will minimise the risk of getting ill due to contaminated water. But is this water safe to drink?
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
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Information about sewage treatment plant designs
Dear Sir,
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Events

IFAT India 2018 - India's Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Solid Waste and Recycling,October 15 -17, 2018.
On the completion of five successful consecutive editions of IFAT India, IFAT India has now established itself as India's leading trade fair for Water, Sewage, Solid Waste and Recycling. This show will provide opportunities to the attendees to display their products, technologies and new innovations in front of potential customers and to meet with key decision makers and partners.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
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Tackling climate change in Maharashtra
On the eve of the World Water Day, Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR), made a presentation to the members of the Maharashtra Legislature. The presentation was a part of an event titled Tackling Climate Change in Maharashtra that was presided over by the chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 3 months 4 weeks ago
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Creating art from waste
Cities like Pune are in the midst of a garbage crisis. There is garbage strewn all over which is not just unsightly, it is also found to be polluting the city's water resources.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 4 months 3 weeks ago
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Information regarding equipment needed for a bottled water plant
Hello Sir, I want to set up water bottling plan in Shrivardhan district. Could you please advise on the equipment needed for setting up the plant? Nitin Darge E mail: nitindarge1604@gmail.com  
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 5 months 1 week ago
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Slow death of a river
River Mutha, the pride of Pune, lovingly called 'Muthai' or 'mother Mutha', is dying a slow death, thanks to the rapidly urbanising city which is depositing huge amounts of untreated sewage and dirt in its waters.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 5 months 2 weeks ago
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Coughing out coal
The coal mining sector is all set to receive a boost in India as the government plans to open up the sector to commercial players by 2018. 
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 5 months 4 weeks ago
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Hotels and industries polluting the Ganga to be sealed
Hotels, industries, ashrams polluting the Ganga to be sealed
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 6 months 3 weeks ago
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Cauvery loaded with toxins
Cauvery found to be the most toxic river in the country 
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 6 months 3 weeks ago
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India faces superbugs
There is a huge dearth of cleanliness in India--open defecation is rampant; garbage management in most cities is in shambles; toxic hospital and industrial wastes and sewage are allowed to drain into water sources and food products are laced with chemicals.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 7 months 1 day ago
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Using treated sewage water for gardening
Would like to know the specifications, if any  for undesirable constituents in the treated sewage water used for gardening. Name:Venkatesh E-mail ID : venkateshav@hotmail.com
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 7 months 3 days ago

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