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    What should be the minimum distance between the septic tank and the neighbouring building

    Hi,

    I would like to know the minimum distance that should be maintained between the adjacent building and our septic tank according to the Village rules.

    Thanks

    Kiran

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    anonymous posted 1 year 2 months ago

    Need contacts of people who use Groundwater Image method to identify ground water sources

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    I would like to know if the Groundwater Image method which is based on NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) technology is being used in India to identify ground water resources? If Yes----please give details of peope/ organisations that can be contacted in this regard. If not- why is such...

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    anonymous posted 1 year 2 months ago

    Need details on government assistance in building toilets

    Hi,

    I would like to know if we can avail any assistance from Government in constructing toilets in Failwa Dofra village of Basti District in Uttar Pradesh.

    Please guide us as we are keen on buiding toilets at the earliest.

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    anonymous posted 1 year 2 months ago

    Need data on the packaged water (bottled water and pouch) market in India

    Hi,

    Does any one have reliable data on the size of the bottled water and pouch water market in India and their respective growth rates?

    We are working on a project to reduce solid waste from bottled water and provide an affordable alternative for drinking water.

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    anonymous posted 1 year 2 months ago

    Need environment friendly methods of making pond surfaces less pervious

    Hi,

    We are planning to make shallow pond of 10 kottahs (1 kottah = 720 sqft). The location is near Bolpur in West Bengal. The soil here is of lareite kind and water percolation is high.

    Can anyone suggest an environment friendly way to make the pond pit less pervious. I am not in...

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    anonymous posted 1 year 2 months ago

    Water treatment for individual houses

    Hi,

    Is it possible to have a wastewater and a sewage treatment plant for a single house with 5 residents.

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    anonymous posted 1 year 2 months ago

    Suggestions needed on choosing a suitable pump for lifting wastewater from basement sump tank to the main drain.

    Hi,

    We have a sump tank in the basement where we store the waste water from the toilets located in basement. What should be the capacity (HP) of pump required to pump out this water to the main drain chamber? Any suggestions on the brand names will also be useful

    Thank You.

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    anonymous posted 1 year 3 months ago

    Need suggestions on methods of preventing evaporation and percolation loses in water bodies

     Hello,

    Water available in tanks, reservoirs ,etc is getting evaporated apart from the loss due to percolation into ground. Can we minimise or prevent the percolation and evaporation effectively with minimum cost? What are the economical methods that farmers can implement on their own ...

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    anonymous posted 1 year 3 months ago

    Suggestions to decide whether a borewell or openwell for a farm?

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    What are the points to be borne in mind while deciding between an openwell and a borewell for a 7.5 acre farm in Dhoni district, Palakkad , Kerala. This farm has a small stream near by. But in summer the stream goes dry. There is no power supply there and hence we plan to use an oil...

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    anonymous posted 1 year 3 months ago

    Need suggestions for selection of appropriate technology for treating effluent from a chemical research centre

    Hi,

    We are setting up a chemical research centre and was wondering what would be the right technology for treating its effluent water. Please note that only trade effluent will be treated in this ETP, without mixing with sewage (which has a separate domestic sewage line).

    Which...

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    anonymous posted 1 year 3 months ago

    Need information on electricity consumption of water pumps.

    Hello, I need information on the electricity consumption of water pumps with respect to their HP capacity. I.e., 0.25 HP 0.50 HP 1 HP

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    anonymous posted 1 year 3 months ago

    Simple methods for cleaning domestic waste water for reuse

    Hi,

    What are the simple and effective methods of cleaning domestic waste water for its reuse?

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    anonymous posted 1 year 3 months ago

    Need access to the report of the Inter-Ministerial Group on issues relating to river Ganga

    Hi,

    Various press releases indicate that the Inter-Ministerial Group constituted to examine issues relating to the Ganga (headed by B.K. Chaturvedi, Member of the Planning Commission) has submitted its report. There are also Government and media releases about the findings of this report....

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    anonymous posted 1 year 3 months ago

    Information on effective groundwater investigation methods

    Hi ,

    Experts may please suggest the most appropriate methods for groundwater investigations where the water table is below 600 ft , soil comprises of rock formations.

    Even though professional advice was sought, 2 out of 5 bores failed. The other three bores also did not yield the...

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    anonymous posted 1 year 3 months ago

    Need tips for recharging borewell in farm land

    Hi,

    I have a farm near Pune. It has 5 borewells. These borewells are approximately 40-50 feet deep. I want to start recharging them. I have no idea how to start.

    Tips and suggestons to start borewell recharge will be  very useful.

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    anonymous posted 1 year 3 months ago

    CPHEEO standards for per capita water for floating population in India

    Hello,

    What is the standard norms for floating population's per capita water demand as per CPHEEO in India? In Delhi Master plan the value has been mentioned as 55 lpcd.

    Please clarify the standard value that has to be taken ?

    Thanking You,

    Suvashika.K

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    anonymous posted 1 year 3 months ago

    Need contacts of prominent NGOs working in water sector in India

    Hello,

    I would like to have a list of NGOs working in the water sector (safe drinking water, water management and waste water treatment). I will be travelling in India for my research project and I am having issues finding prominent NGOs that I can contact. Please...

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    anonymous posted 1 year 4 months ago

    Implications of direct harvesting of roof top water into borewell

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    I want to harvest my roof water directly into my borewell. Will this damage the borewell motor?

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    anonymous posted 1 year 4 months ago

    Need details on water-less urinal & biological-blocks

    Meghalaya in general gets 12000+ mm of water through rainfall, nevertheless, scarcity of water is a common issue here. I've recently read many articles on water-less urinals which help in conserving the natural resource & keeps the environment clean at the same time too. Bio-blocks are...

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    anonymous posted 1 year 4 months ago

    What could be the optimal charge of water supply and wastewater treatment in apartments?

    With the growing satellite living and need to meet the domestic water and wastewater demand and compliance respectively, what could be the optimal charge of water supply and wastewater treatment in apartment complexes?

    We can consider that the user pays for consumption and can assume that...

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    anonymous posted 1 year 4 months ago

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