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  • This story is of Punawli Kalan village in Uttar Pradesh, where a community with the support of a women-led federation, solved its water woes by developing a community-owned water supply system. Punawli Kalan village is situated in Jhansi district, in the drought-prone Bundelkhand region of Central ...
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  • I have dug a bore well around 400 feet deep, that is 6" wide, and I also have a 7.5 HP submersible motor. My motor works in 3 phase supply, now i have to put 2 phase to it. Is it possible to run the motor in 2 phase? Will this cause any problems for the motor? If so, are there any solutions? V...
    priyadposted 2 weeks 6 days agoread more
  • Irrigation system in India is often about big dams and hundreds of kilometres of canals that incur huge capital expenditure. Hence, policies at the central and the state level are mostly tilted in favour of big projects and often neglect micro-level solutions. Solar water pumps, along with appropri...
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  • I don't have an electricity connection yet. Can any one suggest a good diesel motor which can lift water from 120 feet deep borewell. Any other ideas also invited. Thanks & Regards, Ranjith
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  • I have a bore well which is 730 feet deep and since there is lot of slush, I get it cleaned once in two years. I have two 20 feet metal casing pipes installed. This time the lorry person while removing the rod, some how pulled the bottom casing pipe and it crumbled and got stuck at 18 feet. The lorr...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 1 month 4 days agoread more
  • According to the data released by the Food and Agricultural Organisation’s AQUASTAT in 2010, at 250 billion m³ per year, India is one of the countries that uses groundwater the most. As high as 80 percent of its water is used for irrigation of which 65 percent is groundwater. This paper Bi-decad...
    aarti kelkar kh...posted 1 month 5 days agoread more
  • I have to lift water 120 feet horizontally distance and vertically distance 30 feet, where as my motor pump capacity is 127 feet (39 meter). Can it work as per my requirement? Thanks, Deepak
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  • I have an underground storage at my which is storing water recd from the pipeline of Municipal Corporation. I have installed electric motor for lifting water from the underground storage to overhead tank in my terrace. One morning I switched on the motor for lifting water and forgot to switch off th...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 2 months 3 weeks agoread more
  • Despite all the hype around Swachh Bharat Mission, the situation on the ground remains abysmal. The city of Ujjain is located on the western part of Madhya Pradesh on the Malwa Plateau and is primarily a religious tourism centre due to the Mahakal temple. The temple is not only one of the 12 jyotirl...
    Amita Bhaduriposted 4 months 2 weeks agoread more
  • Dear IwpI live by the seaside where the water table is very high and there is copious water. I do not have government supplied water and depend solely on my well for my domestic use.  But because  the water is shrinking in my regular well which is about 25 feet deep, I have dug a borewell ...
    Rakinsposted 5 months 3 days agoread more
  • Call for Nominations Fourth Edition of FICCI Water Awards December 14, 2016 at FICCI, Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi. Introduction The FICCI Water Awards were launched under the aegis of FICCI Water Mission, to promote awareness, policy advocacy, sharing of best practices and th...
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  • Hi I need to know the proper requirement of submersible motor and pump stage for 3 inches delivery pipe at the depth of 500 ft bore well. Regards Jaya Prakash
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 6 months 2 days agoread more
  • Dear IWP We have dug a borewell upto 420 feet and put a 30 stage 1.5 submersible pump (KHB) at a depth of 400 feet. As the moter stopped working, we tried to pull out the motor and learned that the casing was crushed. The casing was of a plasto company which is considered to be a good company.What ...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 9 months 6 hours agoread more
  • Hi All, I am thinking of building a fountain in my 10' dia backyard pond. I need a good fountain pump for the same. Height would be 6' of the fountain and have 3 jet nozzleS. So please recommend any good Indian brand pump. Thanks Regards Sundar Ray
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 9 months 1 week agoread more
  • Hi We live in Bangalore and when digging a borewell found water at 600 feet. The drilling machine was not going further due to the water pressure. They say it is more than 2 inches, amd as the bore well guys were expecting a 1000 ft drill, they went on trying in spite of me telling them to stop. Th...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 9 months 3 weeks agoread more
  • Hi The 8'' first drill was in the ground ground up to 60 feet.  Then a GI casing  of 6''up to hard rock was done and  then water found at 355feet. 6'' were drilled up to 370feet, and after 20 days i made an arrangement for putting pump inside the bore. Unfortunately pump had gone dow...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 10 months 3 days agoread more
  • Hi Why is the discharge range in water pumps mentioned with 2 numbers where the 2nd number is less than the 1st one, for example "Discharge Range : 3150-880 LPH" or "42 - 12.5 LPM" ?   Thanks Nitesh Lohia      
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 10 months 4 days agoread more
  • ‘Jat’ reservation and the rampage on a canal For over a month in early 2016, Delhi and Haryana thrashed around, trying to deal with the mess created after Jat protestors demanding reservation for the community in Haryana, caused a 200 feet breach on the Munak Canal near Sone...
    Amita Bhaduriposted 10 months 1 week agoread more
  • It has been close to 3 years since I have been using a Grundfos 2HP pump which is 550 ft below the ground in my home bore well. It was all fine, till it stopped working a few days back. No electric or water level issues have been found. On taking the pump out we were shocked to see silt and boulder ...
    Siddheshwarposted 10 months 3 weeks agoread more
  • Hi I'm from Vizag,A.P and I need help to dig borewell at my home, as I have no idea about this subject. In my area availability of water is at 100-120ft, my preference for depth of borewell is 150ft, dia of bore is 6.5", casing of UPVC/PVC, pressure 6kg/sqcm, upto30ft is 7" 6kg, after30ft to 150ft ...
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A women led initiative ensures access to water in Punawli Kalan village of Jhansi

This story is of Punawli Kalan village in Uttar Pradesh, where a community with the support of a women-led federation, solved its water woes by developing a community-owned water supply system.

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I have dug a bore well around 400 feet deep, that is 6" wide, and I also have a 7.5 HP submersible motor. My motor works in 3 phase supply, now i have to put 2 phase to it. Is it possible to run the motor in 2 phase? Will this cause any problems for the motor? If so, are there any solutions?

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Solar pumps are cost-effective, environment-friendly and have good potential in places with high water table. Sehgal Foundation, that piloted 14 solar pumps in two districts of Bihar, shows how.

Irrigation system in India is often about big dams and hundreds of kilometres of canals that incur huge capital expenditure. Hence, policies at the central and the state level are mostly tilted in favour of big projects and often neglect micro-level solutions.

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I don't have an electricity connection yet. Can any one suggest a good diesel motor which can lift water from 120 feet deep borewell. Any other ideas also invited.

Thanks & Regards,

Ranjith

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I have a bore well which is 730 feet deep and since there is lot of slush, I get it cleaned once in two years. I have two 20 feet metal casing pipes installed. This time the lorry person while removing the rod, some how pulled the bottom casing pipe and it crumbled and got stuck at 18 feet. The lorry person said that he could do anything, and he wouldn't even be able to re-bore through the metal. How can I get this casing removed and install a new one? I'm with out water for almost 3 days.

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A study from Telangana finds faulty power subsidy policies of the state and the resultant increase in tube wells with electric pumps as reasons for depleting groundwater levels.

According to the data released by the Food and Agricultural Organisation’s AQUASTAT in 2010, at 250 billion m³ per year, India is one of the countries that uses groundwater the most. As high as 80 percent of its water is used for irrigation of which 65 percent is groundwater.

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I have to lift water 120 feet horizontally distance and vertically distance 30 feet, where as my motor pump capacity is 127 feet (39 meter). Can it work as per my requirement?

Thanks, Deepak

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I have an underground storage at my which is storing water recd from the pipeline of Municipal Corporation. I have installed electric motor for lifting water from the underground storage to overhead tank in my terrace. One morning I switched on the motor for lifting water and forgot to switch off the motor which kept on running for 3-4 hrs and the storage was empty long before. Suddenly I realized and switched off the motor. After few hours when i switched on the motor, it was running but water was not being lifted . What could be the problem ?

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The holy city of Ujjain is dealing with severe water and sanitation issues. A study reveals serious anomalies in the WASH situation in the city.

Despite all the hype around Swachh Bharat Mission, the situation on the ground remains abysmal. The city of Ujjain is located on the western part of Madhya Pradesh on the Malwa Plateau and is primarily a religious tourism centre due to the Mahakal temple. The temple is not only one of the 12 jyotirlingas in India but also has prominence as the location for the Simhastha Kumbh Mela every 12 years.

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Dear Iwp
I live by the seaside where the water table is very high and there is copious water. I do not have government supplied water and depend solely on my well for my domestic use.  But because  the water is shrinking in my regular well which is about 25 feet deep, I have dug a borewell of about 50 feet as a safety measure. The borewell had a jet pump which got damaged and needs to be replaced.

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