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    Need help to understand if hydro-fracture process has helped increase the yield of the borewell

    Hi,

    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 ...

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    anonymous posted 6 months 2 weeks ago

    Need details on Carocell solar drinking water treatment plant

    Hello,

    I am interested in setting up a carocell solar drinking water treatment plant business. Please share more details on the same.

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    anonymous posted 7 months 6 days ago

    Need clarification on water requirement norms in National Building Code

    Hello,

    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...

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    anonymous posted 7 months 6 days ago

    Require daily dew point data of Damodar river basin

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    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 ...

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    anonymous posted 7 months 2 weeks ago

    Can portable machines be used to drill deep borewells?

    Hello,

    I am having a site where the borewell lorry cannot reach because of narrow approach. My land is located in a rocky area where nearby borewells are 800-1000 ft deep. Is it possible to drill very deep borewell with portable machine? 

    Please suggest

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    anonymous posted 7 months 3 weeks ago

    Why are we now having erratic and unpredictable rains?

    Hello,

    Since last 15 years, I have observed a trend in the rains. The rains when they arrive they are massive, then a huge gap, again they arrive and are massive. It was not so in earlier days during my childhood, upto 1980-85 or so. Is it because the whole society is shifting towards more ...

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    Soumitra Ghotikar posted 8 months 3 days ago

    Need details on sewage treatment plants for industries

    Hello,

    Is it mandatory for Industries to install a sewage treatment plant? There is no residing unit in this industry and it operates on a single shift.

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    anonymous posted 8 months 3 days ago

    Need information on electrolysis for reducing TDS & removing coliform

    Hello,

    How effective is the electrolysis technology in removing the coliform from water & reducing the TDS & hardness of the water.

    The borewell water in our complex has

    Hardness 340 ,
    TDS          600 ,
    Coliform MPN...

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    anonymous posted 8 months 3 days ago

    Community level mitigation methods and alternative livelihood options in waterlogged areas

    Waterlogging is one of the acute problems in coastal Odisha, where approximately, 80% of farm and non-farmlands remain waterlogged with a depth of 1 to 2.5 m of water.

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    sabitakaushal posted 8 months 5 days ago

    Definition of minimum quality standards for bulk water supply sought

    Though the government prescribes the BIS: 10500 standards, however, a number of operators feel that this standard is not very realistic for water being sold in bulk.

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    sabitakaushal posted 8 months 5 days ago

    Can an effective 'Behaviour Change Communication' programme generate demand for toilets under the NBA – Advice sought

    A project that aims to pilot a BCC campaign based on a professional, targeted communication campaign that hopes to generate demand for toilets.

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    sabitakaushal posted 8 months 5 days ago

    Issues & concerns to ensure inclusion & equity in WASH programmes

    A coherent and pragmatic understanding of inclusion and equity is a precondition to integrate it into planning any development programmes.

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    sabitakaushal posted 8 months 5 days ago

    Information on risk management practices followed for nanotechnology based water filters

    An compilation of the benefits and risks involved with this new technology, risk mitigation techniques, regulations and labeling schemes.

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    sabitakaushal posted 8 months 5 days ago

    Innovative solutions for emergency sanitation in different countries – A questionnaire

    A project that aims to develop functional and technical specifications to allow design and development of selected post emergency sanitation kits.

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    sabitakaushal posted 8 months 5 days ago

    Comments invited on the 3 draft bills- Draft Water Framework Bill, Draft Policy Guidelines for Water Sharing & Draft River Basin Management Bill

    To bring in an overarching framework of water laws, the Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) has sought public comments on its draft Water Bills.

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    sabitakaushal posted 8 months 5 days ago

    Suggestions to help improve the current water and sanitation monitoring processes

    Effective concurrent monitoring can help track progress of water and sanitation, and the level of usage of facilities created.

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    sabitakaushal posted 8 months 5 days ago

    Good practices in supportive supervision to promote efficient, effective and equitable health care

    A need to explore various approaches to supportive supervision and its use as a tool to enhance quality of health services. .

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    sabitakaushal posted 8 months 5 days ago

    Rainwater harvesting can help reduce water footprint & increase water security

    Do you know how much water you actually consume every day? How can you change your diet and reduce your water footprint?

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    sabitakaushal posted 8 months 5 days ago

    Critical issues for sustainability of River Ganga- Need inputs to formulate strategy

    If timely action is not taken within a few decades the revered Ganga River will become a seasonal river that flows only during the rainy season.

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    sabitakaushal posted 8 months 5 days ago

    Information on the role of rag pickers and manual scavengers in small & medium towns

    A study on the role of informal recyclers and an attempt to explore the intersection of poverty with waste management in urban India

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    sabitakaushal posted 8 months 5 days ago

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