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A look inside your water tanker
In Hyderabad, water tankers are the dominant source of daily water supply. Research for the project Ensuring Water Security in Hyderabad Municipal Area gave us some insights into the quality of water carried by these tankers. When the water is pumped from borewells in villages, it is not always transferred to tankers immediately.
arathi  posted 2 years 1 week ago
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Disappearing lakes and politics of corruption
Mallampet is a village in Quthbullapur Mandal. It is located about 5–6 km from the municipal boundaries of the Hyderabad city. Like many other villages, Mallampet too has witnessed the disappearance of its lakes, but not all of them are from natural causes. A close study of the political nexus has revealed the interesting case of lake encroachment.
arathi  posted 2 years 1 week ago
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Greywater irrigation more profitable
Over the years, the increasing population and urbanisation have meant growing shortage of land for disposal of domestic greywater, indiscriminate cutting down of forests for biomass production and lesser availability of water for irrigation.
arathi  posted 2 years 1 week ago
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Looting water for fun
An impromptu weekend plan landed me in Wonderla Amusement Park in Hyderabad. My fear of heights made me go only on those rides that seemed slower and lower. These happened to be the water rides, as they were my safest bet.
arathi  posted 2 years 2 weeks ago
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Fishing village goes plastic free
A voyage in a traditional canoe or a houseboat through the picturesque Vembanad lake is enough to understand why the south Indian state of Kerala is called the “God’s own country’. 
arathi  posted 2 years 2 weeks ago
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Solution Exchange discussion: Climate Change Adaptation in Water, Agriculture and Coastal Areas - Experiences
Compiled by Gopi Ghosh, Resource Person and Ramya Gopalan and T.N. Anuradha, Research Associates   From Preeti Soni, Energy and Environment Division, UNDP, New Delhi  
arathi  posted 11 years 4 months ago
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Solution Exchange discussion: Climate Change Adaptation in Water, Agriculture and Coastal Areas -Experiences
Compiled by Gopi Ghosh, Resource Person and Ramya Gopalan and T.N. Anuradha, Research Associates From Preeti Soni, Energy and Environment Division, UNDP, New Delhi
arathi  posted 11 years 4 months ago
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Solution Exchange discussion: Best Practices in Effective Sewage Disposal - Experiences
Compiled by Pankaj Kumar S., Resource Person and Ramya Gopalan, Research Associate From Aniruddhe Mukerjee, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal   Dear Members,
arathi  posted 11 years 11 months ago
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Solution Exchange discussion: Best Practices on Water Demand Management in Cities – Experiences
Compiled by Pankaj Kumar S., Resource Person and Ramya Gopalan, Research Associate From Aniruddhe Mukerjee, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Bhopal
arathi  posted 12 years 1 month ago

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