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    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 9 months 3 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 10 months 4 days 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 10 months 5 days ago

    Measurement of Radon gas in groundwater in South Bangalore

    Hi,

    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 10 months 2 weeks ago

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

    Hello,

    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 10 months 2 weeks ago

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

    Hello,

    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.

    I...

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    Neela posted 10 months 3 weeks ago

    Can using RO water result in stomach problems?

    Hi,

    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 11 months 1 day ago

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

    Hello,

    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 11 months 2 weeks ago

    Need simple methods of constructing check dams

    Hello,

    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 1 year 5 days ago

    Need district wise data on relative humidity in Maharashtra

    Hi,

    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 1 year 2 weeks ago

    Need design techniques for immersion ponds

    Hello,

    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 1 year 3 weeks ago

    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 1 year 3 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 1 year 1 month 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 1 year 1 month ago

    Require daily dew point data of Damodar river basin

    Hi,

    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 1 year 1 month 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 1 year 2 months 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 1 year 2 months 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 1 year 2 months 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 1 year 2 months 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 1 year 2 months ago

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