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Everything you need to know about water purifiers
Pure, clean and safe drinking water isn’t available easily these days. Growing population, industrial development and environmental degradation are all causes for this. Given this situation, it becomes even more important for us to be aware of purification techniques and the available water purifiers in the market to ensure that our drinking water is of good quality. 
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 2 months ago
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Evaluating groundwater reforms in India based on administrability, equity, and sustainability - A research paper in Texas International Law Journal
This paper in Texas International Law Journal evaluates groundwater reforms in India based on three criteria: administrability, equity and sustainability.
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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Country and state-wise assessment on the problem of waterlogging, salinity and alkalinity in all major and medium irrigation projects - Reports by Central Water Commission (2009)
Government of India, spends millions of rupees on the development of irrigation projects throughout the country. These irrigated croplands, though limited to about 30 percent of the gross cropped area, contribute more than 50 percent of the total agricultural production.This signifies that scientific management of irrigation water and irrigated croplands has emerged in a big way. There is an increase in cropping intensity and production. But there are some negative consequences of irrigation also. As per published reports considerable areas in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat Haryana and few other states, twin problems of waterlogging and salinity is alarming. If this remains unnoticed over the years a large area will be turned into barren areas. In this context these reports have been prepared. This collection of reports by Central Water Commission provides a detailed inventory about the spatial extent and severity of waterlogging and salinity/alkalinity problem in the command areas of all major and medium irrigation projects in the country. It is prepared with a motive that preventive and ameliorative measures can be taken to arrest degradation of productive agricultural lands.
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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Residents of Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh, resist public private partnership in their water supply project- A press release by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra
The bad track record of the public sector to provide water has increasingly led to private sector participation in water supply system. The proponents of privatization state that private sector would increase efficiency, bring adequate finance and help build the infrastructure that is required to run the utilities properly in an effective manner.
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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Reversing the trend towards public water management: Decision to remunicipalize is usually taken on financial and technical grounds
Reversing the trend towards public water management: Decision to remunicipalize is usually taken on financial and technical grounds
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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Video on remunicipalisation of water management in Buenos Aires and Paris: The challenges and benefits of putting the water back into the hands of public
Video on remunicipalisation of water management in Buenos Aires and Paris: The challenges and benefits of putting the water back into the hands of public
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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Traditional household water purification methods practised by rural communities in developing countries - A compilation by the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems
This article published in the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems includes a collation of traditional household water purification methods practised by rural communities in developing countries.
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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River water quality data by Central Pollution Control Board (2005)
Against this backdrop, this document by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) elaborates on the river water quality in India. The Central and State Pollution Control Boards / Pollution Control Committees in Union-Territories of India are responsible for restoration and maintenance of the wholesomeness of aquatic resources.
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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Water-less holi campaign in Maharashtra: Bollywood extends its full support to ensure that there is no wastage of water to celebrate the festival of colors
Water-less holi campaign in Maharashtra: Bollywood extends its full support to ensure that there is no wastage of water to celebrate the festival of colors
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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Campaign by NGOs and public policy experts to make water and sanitation as a fundamental right gathers momentum
Campaign by NGOs and public policy experts to make water and sanitation as a fundamental right gathers momentum
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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Ill effects of detergents: Different ways to cut down on the usage of chemicals to clean our clothes
Ill effects of detergents: Different ways to cut down on the usage of chemicals to clean our clothes
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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Tracing the roots of rainwater harvesting in Chennai: Sekhar Raghavan, talks about his experiences in setting up rain centre in the city
Tracing the roots of rainwater harvesting in Chennai: Sekhar Raghavan, talks about his experiences in setting up rain centre in the city
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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Beris, the traditional water harvesting system of Rajasthan, comes to a rescue in the middle of water scarce and saline groundwater source, regions of Great Rann of Kutch
Beris, the traditional water harvesting system of Rajasthan, comes to a rescue in the middle of water scarce and saline groundwater source, regions of Great Rann of Kutch
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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How to bring 24*7 water supply in rural areas? Maharashtra's Sujal Nirmal Abhiyan, an integrated water and sewage management programme tells the way out
How to bring 24*7 water supply in rural areas? Maharashtra's Sujal Nirmal Abhiyan, an integrated water and sewage management programme tells the way out
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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Kaikondrahalli lake restoration project in Bangalore- A tale of inspiration: Mahadevapura Parisara Samrakshane Mattu Abhivrudhi Samiti worked with BBMP to bring in change
Kaikondrahalli lake restoration project in Bangalore- A tale of inspiration: Mahadevapura Parisara Samrakshane Mattu Abhivrudhi Samiti worked with BBMP to bring in change
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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2 lotus seeds thrown in a dry parched lake in Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore, by Vinod Eshwer, helps in rejuvenating the and its biodiversity
2 lotus seeds thrown in a dry parched lake in Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore, by Vinod Eshwer, helps in rejuvenating the and its biodiversity
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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A report published in the journal Nature, states that the amount of plastic generated can be reduced if they are classified hazardous
A report published in the journal Nature, states that the amount of plastic generated can be reduced if they are classified hazardous
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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The second edition of the Asian Water Development Outlook 2013, provides a quantitative tool for assessing water security in the Asia- Pacific region
The second edition of the Asian Water Development Outlook 2013, provides a quantitative tool for assessing water security in the  Asia- Pacific  region
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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The Human Development Report of 2013 released by the United Nations Development Programme, states that all countries have accelerated their achievements in the field of education, health, and income
The Human Development Report of  2013 released by the United Nations Development Programme, states that all countries have accelerated their achievements in the field of education, health, and income
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago
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Tribal and forest rights activists angered with Centre's decision to exempt infrastructure projects to obtain, consent for forest clearance from tribal communities
Tribal and forest rights activists angered with Centre's decision to exempt infrastructure projects to obtain, consent for forest clearance from tribal communities
Sumathi Sivam  posted 5 years 6 months ago

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