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  • Pettugodalu is a small village in Hukumpeta, a tribal mandal of Visakhapatnam District with 150 members. The village has 30 acres of the land, 100% dependent on rainfall. There is a stream passing at 200 feet distance to the land and at a depth of 70 feet where from June to January, water flows at 3...
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  • I live in a gated community location where each villa has about two septic tanks in the garden area and two in the patio. As a result, there is a smell of urine that lingers around in these areas constantly. What can be done to prevent this?
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  • Sir, we live in an apartment where the recycled water and the fresh water is stored side by side. There is a wall that divides these 2 tanks. Is it safe to continue this method of storage? Is there any regulation or case law to restrict this practice?
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  • Our borewell depth is 1000 ft. I dropped a water hose upto the level of 990 feet, and used a 5HP high pressure compressor to pump the water out. Since only 10 feet is remaining to touch the bottom, is there a possibility of silt / mud gathering in jet pipe and blocking it? To avoid this situation ho...
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  • Our 15 year old borewell is now giving more fine sand, we need help in removing it before putting in the sump. The fine silt gets regularly collected inside sump and keep mixing again with fresh water pumped into sump. Will rainwater harvester type filter help?
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  • Dear Experts, We have a borewell in our house at Dharshiwa, kunwargadh, Raipur (CG). The depth is about 375 feet. Rock was hit at around 60ft and the casing is done upto 80 feet. The submersible pump is fixed at 250ft. We have been using the borwell for 2 years. The water from borewell is muddy. In ...
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  • We bought a new villa in a gated community of 200 villas in Hosur. We were not aware that the STP was very nearby, about 90 feet from the house. Now we are facing so many issues like bad smell all the time, odour in our sinks. STP unit is inside the community and maintained by the association. Is it...
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  • Hi, can anyone guide us on how to determine the water level inside a borewell? There is very less water yield say for about 2 minutes of water flow, in our 160ft old borewell which was dug 3 years ago in our unoccupied new house. So we decided to go for a new borewell which had very less flow at 60 ...
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  • Which water system should I use for well water with TDS of 1200 - 1500 I mean which gbd membrane should I use my to machine For TDS level of 1300 to 1400?
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  • I AM NOW HAVING A COMPRESSOR MOTOR FOR MY BOREWELL. 1 HP MOTOR & 1.5 HP COMPRESSOR. IT TAKES , OF LATE, A VERY LONG TIME ABOUT 4 HOURS TO FILL THE TANK. 6 FT X 6 FT X 5 FT . MY VILLAGE IS VAIYAMPATTI IN MANAPPARAI TALUK , TIRUCHIRAPPALLI DISTRICT, TAMILNADU. A DRY PLACE. NO RIVERS . NO LAKES. RA...
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  • Hi, I live in Tamilnadu. Recently panchayat union is trying to dig a bore well for drinking water supply for the village. The new point is 30 feet away from our farming bore well (it has all permissions). This may dry up my water source and also there is another government borewell available within ...
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  • I want to set up a greywater treatment unit at home, in this regard I want to know the characteristics of washing machine wastewater. Can someone tell the exact parameters for washing machine wastewater?
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  • I have a borewell dug till 300 feet. Suddenly last week, water stopped pumping out from the borewell. When I switched on the motor and when the ampere reading showed 15A, water was being pumped out. Now from last week when I switch on the motor the ampere reading is showing 20A volt meter is showing...
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  • I have a 380 feet borewell in my farm in Southern Tamil Nadu. This borewell currently has a yield of 3000 to 3600 litres per hour. The borewell was drilled in 2012 and a pump was installed a year ago in Feb 2016. The water from the borewell is a bit muddy but more of a pale white muddy mix (I have n...
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  • I am a resident in Manthoppe Colony, Ashok Nagar Chennai, Tamil Nadu. We are an apartment building with 16 flats sharing water from a single underground sump. This sump gets water from the Chennai Metro Water. Due to water shoratage crisis in Chennai, we decided to clean the open well we had for abu...
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  • 1) Existing borewell of 9 years old, depth 450 ft. 2) Due to slush / mud borwell was cleaned and as suggested filter pipes installed upto 440 ft. 3) Then we lowered a pump and motor with new HDPE 1 1/2 hose pipe. motor / pump all new. 4) Already two pumps got struck and I had to blast the then exist...
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  • I have a bore well which is 850 ft deep. If I switch it on in the morning, it gives me water for 45 minutes, and every now and then I have to keep checking the water flow. This is becoming problematic since morning time it is usually busy getting ready to office and making sure my kids are ready as ...
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  • Borewell (850 feet deep) water tastes like diesel. My neighbour's newly dug borewell is fine. I am searching for professional help to clean my borewell in Bangalore. I did a Google search and found that the diesel smell could be due to iron, bacteria or sulfur. While searching for a vendor, I foun...
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  • I am looking for design criteria, detailed methodology, calculations and modelling of a water purification/treatment plant for apartments/housing societies/residential buildings. 
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Pettugodalu is a small village in Hukumpeta, a tribal mandal of Visakhapatnam District with 150 members. The village has 30 acres of the land, 100% dependent on rainfall. There is a stream passing at 200 feet distance to the land and at a depth of 70 feet where from June to January, water flows at 3 feet height. The villagers are ready to give half of acre of land for storing the water. But, the issue is that all the villagers are wage seekers, and cannot invest from their pockets. The panchayat has come forward to invest 10,000 rupees to bring the water to these 30 acres.

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I live in a gated community location where each villa has about two septic tanks in the garden area and two in the patio. As a result, there is a smell of urine that lingers around in these areas constantly. What can be done to prevent this?

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Sir, we live in an apartment where the recycled water and the fresh water is stored side by side. There is a wall that divides these 2 tanks. Is it safe to continue this method of storage? Is there any regulation or case law to restrict this practice?

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Our borewell depth is 1000 ft. I dropped a water hose upto the level of 990 feet, and used a 5HP high pressure compressor to pump the water out. Since only 10 feet is remaining to touch the bottom, is there a possibility of silt / mud gathering in jet pipe and blocking it? To avoid this situation how much gap do we need to keep between water hose and bottom of the borewell.

Thanks in advance,

Senthil

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Our 15 year old borewell is now giving more fine sand, we need help in removing it before putting in the sump. The fine silt gets regularly collected inside sump and keep mixing again with fresh water pumped into sump. Will rainwater harvester type filter help?

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Dear Experts, We have a borewell in our house at Dharshiwa, kunwargadh, Raipur (CG). The depth is about 375 feet. Rock was hit at around 60ft and the casing is done upto 80 feet. The submersible pump is fixed at 250ft. We have been using the borwell for 2 years. The water from borewell is muddy. In & around our house, the water from borewells is clear. Please let me the possible reasons for getting muddy water & what could be the solution?

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We bought a new villa in a gated community of 200 villas in Hosur. We were not aware that the STP was very nearby, about 90 feet from the house. Now we are facing so many issues like bad smell all the time, odour in our sinks. STP unit is inside the community and maintained by the association. Is it really bad to stay near to STP units? The STP runs daily for 10 to 12 hours. A bad smell comes whenever there is wind. Please let me know if there could be any health issues beacuse of this.

Thank you,

Sanmuga

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Hi, can anyone guide us on how to determine the water level inside a borewell? There is very less water yield say for about 2 minutes of water flow, in our 160ft old borewell which was dug 3 years ago in our unoccupied new house. So we decided to go for a new borewell which had very less flow at 60 feet while drilling, so we stopped immediately. After that there was all white rocky sand till 300 feet and we stopped it. After 2 days we sighted water till 20 feet and we did flushing process to check the static water level.

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Which water system should I use for well water with TDS of 1200 - 1500 I mean which gbd membrane should I use my to machine For TDS level of 1300 to 1400?

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I AM NOW HAVING A COMPRESSOR MOTOR FOR MY BOREWELL. 1 HP MOTOR & 1.5 HP COMPRESSOR. IT TAKES , OF LATE, A VERY LONG TIME ABOUT 4 HOURS TO FILL THE TANK. 6 FT X 6 FT X 5 FT . MY VILLAGE IS VAIYAMPATTI IN MANAPPARAI TALUK , TIRUCHIRAPPALLI DISTRICT, TAMILNADU. A DRY PLACE. NO RIVERS . NO LAKES. RAIN SHORT FALL. WATER IS AT 340 FT AND APPROXIMATELY 5 FT WATER IS THERE. (340 TO 345) . CAN I GO FOR A SUBMERSIBLE MOTOR? PLEASE ADVISE WHETHER TO GO FOR A SUBMERSIBLE MOTOR OR FIX A COMPRESSOR MOTOR WITH INCREASED HP. PLEASE SUGGEST THE HP FOR THE MOTOR YOU SUGGEST. 

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