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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 8 months 1 week 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 8 months 3 weeks ago
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Information about sewage treatment plant designs
Dear Sir,
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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 9 months 4 hours 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 9 months 13 hours 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 9 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 10 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 10 months 3 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 11 months 17 hours 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 11 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 11 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 12 months 3 days 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 1 year 16 hours ago
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Toilet use in Uttarakhand: A mountainous issue
“Sometimes I go for open defecation, sometimes I use the toilet. It’s not like I always have to use the toilet. When I go for work here and there, I defecate in the jungle,” says Renu from one of the remote villages in Tehri Garwal district of Uttarakhand when asked why she does not use latrines every day.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 1 year 3 weeks ago
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Drinking water: Access does not mean safety
Concerned with contaminated water sources in rural areas, the Centre plans to provide piped water supply (classified as an improved water source by the WH
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 1 year 1 month ago
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Bee in safe hands
Studies suggest that bees are disappearing at a rapid rate in India. Should we be worried? The disappearance of bees has particularly alarming implications for human existence. Honey bees play a very important role in preserving the biodiversity of nature.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 1 year 1 month ago
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Romancing the Ganga
The Ganges, the most revered river in India, faces an unusual predicament. Pollution and excessive usage have turned it into a toxic sludge as it snakes its way through cities, industrial hubs and millions of devotees.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 1 year 2 months ago
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Threatened by urbanisation, doomed by restoration
Pashan lake, the pride of Pune, is dying! Water hyacinth continues to invade the lake and pollution levels in the lake are high, threatening its once rich biodiversity. How did this happen?
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 1 year 2 months ago
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Tackling encephalitis: The sanitation connect
Gorakhpur is back in the news with 42 more children dying in 48 hours at one of the biggest hospitals here--Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital or BRD hospital.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 1 year 3 months ago

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