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Open water data for integrated water science
Understanding water in all its forms in every part of the water cycle is vital to ensuring its sustainable and equitable management. Whether there is a scarcity of water or an excess of it, knowing precisely the quantum of water, whether underground in aquifers, embedded in the soil as soil moisture or in numerous lakes, reservoirs and rivers is vital.
priyad  posted 8 hours 22 min ago
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2nd Edition of the India Sanitation Coalition - FICCI Sanitation Awards 2018
About the Award
priyad  posted 9 hours 33 min ago
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Swiss Re Foundation launches the International ReSource Award 2019
The International ReSource Award for resilience in water management recognises new approaches for resolving existing issues related to sustainable water management. The prize builds on more than ten years of experience in bestowing the recognised ReSource Award for sustainable watershed management.
priyad  posted 1 day 4 hours ago
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Book Release and Discussion on ‘Alternative Futures: India Unshackled’, a book edited by Ashish Kothari and K. J. Joy
Alternative Futures: India Unshackled is a riveting new book that brings together scenarios of an India that is politically and socially egalitarian, radically democratic, economically sustainable and equitable, and socio-culturally diverse and harmonious.
priyad  posted 1 day 13 hours ago
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Alternative Futures: India Unshackled
Alternative Futures: India Unshackled is a book that brings together scenarios of an India that is politically and socially egalitarian, radically democratic, economically sustainable and equitable, and socio-culturally diverse and harmonious.
priyad  posted 1 day 13 hours ago
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The 3rd National Summit Sustainable Water & Sanitation India kicks off in Bengaluru
Sustainable water supply and sanitation has become extremely important due to the increase in water scarcity, the impact of climate change and the need for adaptation, and the increasing demand in water and competition among different usages.
priyad  posted 4 days 14 hours ago
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In Memoriam: A Tribute to Our Dear Friend Latha Anantha
Latha, well known environmental activist and researcher from Kerala, is no more with us physically. Though many of us knew that she was battling with cancer for the last 3-4 years, closely following her ups and downs and also knowing that over the last two weeks or so her health was steadily deteriorating, the question still comes up time and again, why was she taken away from us so early?
priyad  posted 2 months 6 days ago
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Vacancy at India Water Portal - desk / product team
India Water Portal is a website that shares knowledge and builds communities around water and related issues in India. Managed by Arghyam, the Portal has become a valuable archive of resources, working papers, reports, data, articles, news, events, opportunities and discussions on water.
priyad  posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
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Citizens participate in mapping Bengaluru’s groundwater
The problem of Bengaluru’s water is well known.
priyad  posted 4 months 1 week ago
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Removing chromium from polluted water using hyacinth
Heavy metal poisoning is a growing concern in many parts of the country. A new method for removing chromium-6, a highly toxic heavy metal, from waste water has been developed by a group of scientists from India and Ethiopia. They claim it to be low-cost and safe.
priyad  posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
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Dew as a source of drinking water
We often notice dew drops on leaves, grass and some sloping surfaces in the morning hours. These dew drops can actually be a source of drinking water. 
priyad  posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
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A Data Journey in Odisha
Back in 2015, the Member of Parliament (MP) from Balasore, Odisha got to know about a strange problem in his constituency. There were reports of a number of bone deformities and crippled people in areas surrounding Patripal village of Remuna block. They seemed to be related to fluoride in water, causing a disease called Skeletal Fluorosis.
priyad  posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
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Combating climate change with nanomaterials
The list of environmental problems that the world faces may be huge, but some strategies for solving them are remarkably small.
priyad  posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
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International Conference on Mountain Cities, Climate Change and Urban Sustainability
CRRID, Chandigarh is organizing an International Conference on “Mountain Cities, Climate Change and Urban Sustainability” from November 6-8, 2017 and a two-day Pre-Conference Workshop on “Towards Achieving Green Growth, Eco-Efficiency & SDGs for Urban Sustainability” from November 4-5, 2017.
priyad  posted 4 months 3 weeks ago
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Bengaluru water crisis: Gain from rain
The next big war is said to be for water and it might happen sooner than we think. If the current water scenario across Karnataka and most parts of India is anything to go by, we might just be the generation to start this war. 
priyad  posted 9 months 1 week ago
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World Water Day- Prioritising water security for a sustainable future
Water is the most precious natural resource available to mankind. We can survive without food for days, but not without water. The availability of fresh water has been taken for granted for centuries. The world’s population has grown from 1.7 billion to 7.5 billion in the last 100 years.
priyad  posted 10 months 6 days ago
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No more thirst
This story is of Punawli Kalan village in Uttar Pradesh, where a community with the support of a women-led federation, solved its water woes by developing a community-owned water supply system.
priyad  posted 10 months 6 days ago
Questions

Will my borewell meter work on 2 phase power supply?
I have dug a bore well around 400 feet deep, that is 6" wide, and I also have a 7.5 HP submersible motor. My motor works in 3 phase supply, now i have to put 2 phase to it. Is it possible to run the motor in 2 phase? Will this cause any problems for the motor?
priyad  posted 10 months 3 weeks ago
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Call for Applications: Benefit Sharing in River Systems Capacity Building Programme
LEAD India is pleased to announce a highly innovative regional leadership and capacity building programme for water professionals working with Civil Society Organisations (CSO's). The programme is focused on nurturing leadership for transboundary cooperation and related issues, both at community and regional levels.
priyad  posted 12 months 3 days ago
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Closing the loop
With a total population of 1200, Sonnahallipura village in Hoskote taluk of Bangalore rural district has 250 homes. This village was chosen by the Rotary Club of Bangalore, Indiranagar to start a micro-credit programme for 10 women’s self-help groups (SHG) and a low-cost sanitary napkin manufacturing unit.  
priyad  posted 1 year 2 weeks ago

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