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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)- Packaged drinking water and mineral water

    The following questions help users understand what goes into setting up a packaged drinking water and mineral water plant. 

    What is natural mineral water?What is packaged drinking water?What are the basic requirements for setting up a packaged drinking water plant?What is the price of...

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    Prarthana Vishal posted 2 days ago

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)- Rainwater Harvesting (RWH)

    This simple guide lists out the most popular questions related to rainwater harvesting to help understand this important topic better.

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    What is Rainwater Harvesting (RWH)?Who can practice RWH?Why should I implement RWH?Where can...

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    sabitakaushal posted 2 days ago

    Need solutions for maintaining the temperature of water in overhead tanks in dessert houses


    Could you suggest a method by which the water in the overhead tank can be retained at normal temperature when the outside temperate reaches a maximum of 60 degrees in summer in the dessert areas.

    Appreciate a viable proposition which will help several people living in extreme hot ...

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    anonymous posted 1 week 6 days ago

    Need to know the best practices on Fecal Sludge Management (FSM) in India

    WASH with the support of Population Service International (PSI) and Water for People (WFP) is engaged in a landscape study on FSM. As part of the study, we intend to do mapping of the best practices on managing fecal sludge (right from collection, transportation, treatment and disposal) being...

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    anonymous posted 1 month 1 week ago

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)- Rules, Regulations & Standards concerning water

    This FAQ is a one-stop compilation of the Rules, Regulations & Standards related to all aspects of water. The most popular FAQs are listed below.

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    Indian Standards (IS codes)

    Which is the IS code of practice for...

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    sabitakaushal posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)- Solid Waste Management

    This is a simple guide to individuals on handling the household waste that they generate. It has two parts:

    Part 1 gives a broader overview of the legislations on waste management and handling. It also lists out the broad options...

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    Prarthana Vishal posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

    Need guidance on water usage in Indian industry

    Hello, I am writing to you on behalf of GIBSS, a net zero energy building systems company, that helps businesses reduce costs and raise productivity through compelling “triple bottom line” energy efficiency products and solutions in their buildings. I am looking forward to your guidance ...

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    anonymous posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

    Need suggestion on community-based inorganic waste management

    We work in the Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. One of the severe problems that is arising in the region is with the management of inorganic waste (especially plastic) that is generated during the tourist season - April to September, each year. The community is now trying to explore the...

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    anonymous posted 2 months 1 week ago

    Need information on harvesting surface runoff for ground water recharge

    We plan to do a Rain Water Harvesting project in Panchkula, Haryana wherein we intend to harvest the rain water from asphalt/bitumen roads and divert them to desilting chambers and then recharge borewells. In the process, we need to estimate the runoff that'll be collected from the roads. So my...

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    anonymous posted 3 months 1 day ago

    How can we test the fluoride content in water?

    Hi, I am from a village in Warangal District called Ramakrishnapur in Parkal Mandal in Andhra Pradesh (pin code - 506391). Nearly 50 people in our village are suffering from the ill-effects of fluoride in water. How can we test the fluoride content in water? Thanks and Regards Ram

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    anonymous posted 3 months 2 weeks ago

    Can whole house filtration help remove excess iron content from borewell water

    Received over email Hello, I have a problem with my borewell water. It smells foul and turns yellow on keeping the water stagnant over 12 hours and on further storing yellow brown sediments are found at the bottom of the container and on top of the clear water surface. Sometimes an oily layer...

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    anonymous posted 3 months 3 weeks ago

    Need information on how to grow MLSS for RCL (Row Lintel Cotton) effluent

    Hello, I would like to know how to grow Mixed Liquor Suspended Solids (MLSS) from RCL effluent. The current effluent treatment system has the facility of collection pond, primary clarifier and aeration through normal route. Please suggest.

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    anonymous posted 3 months 3 weeks ago

    Measurement of Radon gas in groundwater in South Bangalore


    I have bought a flat in South Bangalore which uses groundwater from borewell. I am concerned about the presence of Radon in the water so looking for people who offer to measure the Radon content and also suggest remedial measures if found.

    Can someone please suggest...

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    anonymous posted 4 months 5 days ago

    Can IWP help in establishment of rain centers in fluoride affected area?


    It is possible to counter fluoride contaminated borewell water by harvesting and using the rainwater. However, the need of the hour is to bring awareness among the suffering (fluoride-affected) people about this and encourage them to make use of pure rainwater. There is an urgent...

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    anonymous posted 4 months 1 week ago

    Need geophysical investigation for identification of soil formations and aquifer information over large area


    I need the data on the type of soil formation (different soil layers, water holding capacities etc) over a huge area, say 4000 hectares, and also regarding the aquifer information (ground water level, volume of water in aquifer, flow direction in the aquifer) in the area.


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    Neela posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

    Can using RO water result in stomach problems?


    I am using RO system for the last one year and I am facing stomach problems often since then like bloating, gas, indigestion etc. I was using normal UV system earlier and had no such problems. Is RO system to be blamed? What is the solution?

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    anonymous posted 4 months 3 weeks ago

    Need information on water quality and chemical agents present in drinking water in urban and rural India


    I am doing a report with the Observer Research Foundation in Mumbai on hearing impairment and deafness in India, as well as an analysis on the National Program for Prevention and Control of Deafness. As heavy metals along with certain industrial solvents and other pollutants can be...

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    anonymous posted 5 months 1 week ago

    Need simple methods of constructing check dams


    The field bunds of small farmers breach during the rains taking away topsoil and crops too. 

    Please suggest simple ways of constructing proper spillways/small check dams so that water and soil is conserved

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    anonymous posted 6 months 1 day ago

    Need district wise data on relative humidity in Maharashtra


    I have visited your website for the MET Data for all the districts in Maharashtra.

    There are a few questions:

    1) Can I use your data for climate classification?

    2) I am getting all the data that is required for the above process except RELATIVE HUMIDITY. Where can I...

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    anonymous posted 6 months 1 week ago

    Need design techniques for immersion ponds


    I need design technique of immersion ponds. Also details of designing water treatment plants and casestudies on immersion ponds will be useful. Please help.



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    anonymous posted 6 months 2 weeks ago