M. Raghuram

Horizontal wells bring more water
Adda boring is emerging as a cleaner alternative to vertical boring keeping farmers happy. arathi posted 3 years 6 months ago

Hanumanthappa Ramanagar from Kushtagi taluka of Karnataka’s Koppal district has 15 acres of arid land with two deep wells on two sides of the land. One is a “very old” dug well and the other, a tubewell, is just 10 years old. Both were on the verge of going defunct two years ago. “There were many areas of land around us which were facing a similar fate.

Govind Ram Jat and his team from Rajasthan. (Pic courtesy: 101Reporters)
Why fishermen fear Netravati river diversion
Changing the course of Netravati is feared to affect the fish population in the river which will, in turn, affect the fortunes of the fisherfolk dependent on it. arathi posted 3 years 10 months ago

Rathnakar Salian is a traditional catamaran fisherman from Sasihitlu village in Mangaluru district of Karnataka. He learned how to throw the net, how to pull it out, and how to look for fish in the sea from his father and uncles.

Pipelines wait to be laid for the stormwater lift project. The Karnataka Niravari Nigama Limited (KNNL), which is undertaking the Yettinahole stormwater lift project, is constructing a massive pipeline corridor along the Salkeshpur-Hemavati belt. The project is estimated to be 35 percent complete.
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