Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
Arghyam has compiled a brief presentation which gives details of the permissible and desirable limits for various parameters in drinking water as per Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) specifications for potable water
Indian standard code of practice for installation of septic tanks (IS: 2470) - Bureau of Indian Standards (1986)posted 10 years 1 month ago
This IS Code provides various requirements that have to be met while constructing a septic tank, so that it meets minimum standards. This Code is dictated by the Bureau of Indian Standards, and ensures that the sewage is treated in a way that maintains health and hygiene of the community.
While the first standard for small septic tanks was first printed in 1963 and then revised in 1968, the standard for disposal of effluent from septic tanks was published later in 1964 and revised in 1971.
This code has been sourced through City Managers' Association Karnataka (CMAK), a non profit that provides technical expertise to urban local bodies.
Packaged / Bottled Water Industry - Presentations from the seminar organised by Confederation of Indian Industry at Bangalore (2009)posted 11 years 6 months ago
This book contains a series of presentations made at the Seminar on Packaged Water Industry in India, organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 30th June 2009. For more, please check India Water Portal's blog post here.
This presentation made at the Seminar on Packaged Water Industry in India, organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 30th June 2009, gives details of the BIS regulations applicable to Packaged Drinking Water.
Location, operation and maintenance of tube and borewells - guidelines by the Bureau of Indian Standards (1994)posted 11 years 10 months ago
These guidelines by the Bureau of Indian Standards (1994) deal with the location, operation and maintenance of tube and borewells. Proper tubewell and borewell design, its construction and development considerably improves the long-term performance of the tubewell and reduces the chances of clogging of screen, sand content in water, contamination of water and other failures.