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    Need follow up for closed borewell recharge technique

    Karnataka has taken the initiative to cap 13,509 abandoned borewells, thus taking a concrete step to 'prevent' accidents of children falling in them.

    In fact, I filed a PIL in Supreme Court of India (SCI) in 2009 (36 of 2009, Writ Petition Civil), & the SCI gave...

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    sabitakaushal posted 2 months 14 hours ago

    Request for data regarding water poverty index and sustainable use index

    Dear India Water Portal,

    I am working as an engineer in the Gujarat government on a research project related to water. For this, I need data on the amount of water needed for drinking, domestic use and other purposes in the context of water poverty index and sustainable use...

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    anonymous posted 2 months 1 day ago

    Request for sharing of ideas for conducting research on a well constructed on a hill top

    Dear India Water Portal,

    I am a landscape historian based in Delhi, and have been asked to help work out the purpose of a well structure on top of a hill.

    It has been discovered during maintenance work at a park around a natural reservoir. The shaft is...

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    Jill S posted 2 months 2 weeks ago

    Request for help with comparative research on India and Brazil on urban water resource management at the University of Brazil

    Dear India Water Portal, 

    Let me introduce myself. My name is Everaldo Skalinski Ferreira and I am a geographer and researcher at the University of Brasilia - UnB - Brazil. Nowadays, I am doing my PhD at the Department of Geography on the theme of "Urban water resource management...

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    anonymous posted 3 months 1 week ago

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)- Organisations/ NGOs working in the Water & Sanitation sector

    This guide lists out the organisations/ NGOs in the Water and Sanitation sector, across the country. Please click on a topic to view more detailed information.

    What is an NGO? What are their main characteristics? Is there a way by which there can be a partnership...

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    sabitakaushal posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)- Watershed

    This simple guide lists out the most pertinent questions related to watersheds that will help understand this important topic a little better. 

    Please click on a topic to view more detailed information.

    What is a watershed? What is a ridgeline? What is the size of a typical ...

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    sabitakaushal posted 4 months 3 weeks ago

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): Equipments used to measure water quality and quantity

    This FAQ is a compilation of basic information about a few different equipment that are helpful in measuring water quality and quantity. It gives a brief description of the instruments and explains their usage and principles. In some cases, it also gives details on how to make them at home using ...

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    Prarthana Vishal posted 5 months 4 hours ago

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)- Terrace gardens

    The most popular questions related to terrace gardening are listed here. Browse through it and be on your way to setting up the perfect terrace garden.  

    Please click on a topic to view more detailed information.

    What is a terrace garden?Where can one start a terrace garden?What...

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    sabitakaushal posted 5 months 3 weeks ago

    Need help in lodging complaint against unauthorised drinking water plants

    Hello,

    Many drinking water plants are operating in my locality. They do not possess licences from any of the civic agencies or the ground water boards. They fill up ISI marked bottles and make money. Drinking such water can be a threat to public health. I would like to lodge a complaint...

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    anonymous posted 6 months 3 days ago

    Beverage can deposits and recycling information

    Hi,

    My name is Gabriel Grunthaler and I am a student at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, Germany. I am trying to do some research on beverage can recycling and deposit schemes around the world, but especially with India it's very hard to find any information.

    I was...

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    anonymous posted 6 months 3 weeks ago

    Sustainable Business in India

    Hello,

    I am a bachelor student at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and I am currently writing an academic report on sustainable business in India, with a particular focus on the Coca-Cola India Private Limited's CSR initiatives in their 13 different regions of operation in...

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    anonymous posted 6 months 3 weeks ago

    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 7 months 4 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.

    Please click on a topic to view more detailed information.

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

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    sabitakaushal posted 7 months 4 days ago

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

    Hi,

    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 7 months 2 weeks 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 8 months 2 weeks 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 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 10 months 3 days ago

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