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Indian Standards (IS codes)
Which is the IS code of practice for...
sabitakaushal posted 2 days ago
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...
Prarthana Vishal posted 3 days ago
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 ...
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...
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...
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
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
Neela posted 3 months 2 days ago
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?
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...
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
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...
I need design technique of immersion ponds. Also details of designing water treatment plants and casestudies on immersion ponds will be useful. Please help.
There was no water when we dug the borewell initially. Later, we went for hydro-fractures because of which water level has increased. Initial water level was at 1030 feet from ground level and after hydro fractures it is 300 feet from ground level
They had put in half a ...
I am interested in setting up a carocell solar drinking water treatment plant business. Please share more details on the same.
As per the National Building Code of 2005, part 9, section 1, Table 1, water requirement for residence is given. This I think includes water required for all uses including flushing. In that case, can I get a break up of this for every type of use like flushing, bthing, drinking...
I am calculating PMP of Damodar river basin using Storm Maximization Procedure. I have collected daily rainfall data of India in grided (0.5 degree x 0.5 degree) format, and I need daily dew point data in the same format or only for Damodar river basin.
I will compare the present ...