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Surveillance of drinking water quality - safe water Initiative - A presentation
This presentation by Dr.Nanoti at the 'International Conference on Health and Environment' organised by Centre for Science and Environment  explains the method and importance of regular monitoring of drinking water quality in urban areas. The presentation begins with the argument that managers of urban water supply systems stand to benefit from the fresh perspective offered by an external assessor.
Rama Mani  posted 7 years 7 months ago
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Guidelines for water quality management and monitoring by Central Pollution Control Board (2008)
The documents titled 'Guidelines for water quality management' and 'Guidelines for water quality monitoring' are published by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in 2008, under the guidance of the Water Quality Assessment Authority formed under the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF).
Rama Mani  posted 7 years 9 months ago
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Status of water quality in India – reports by Central Pollution Control Board for 2007, 2008 and 2009
This post presents reports on  the status of water quality in India  by the Central Pollution Control Board, Ministry of Environment and Forests  for the years 2007, 2008 and 2009.
Rama Mani  posted 7 years 9 months ago
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India Water Expo - 2011, 28th - 29th April 2011, Chennai
Clear Solution to Clean Water Organizer: India Water ExpoVenue: Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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Volunteering opportunity in a wetlands project near Hampi
This pond and wetland is the first stage of creating a wildlife field station and research center for WildlifeSOS in Ramdurga Valley. The wetland will be both for habitat and as a safe water source for wildlife. Concurrent with the construction of the wetland will be the design process for the field station and site. Volunteers will assist in both these processes with the primary task of completing construction of the wetlands. Long afternoon breaks and evening's slow relaxation will be time for learning, discussions and wandering conversations. Areas of discussion may include: Permaculture basics (principles, flows, patterns, zonation), site analysis, water, soil, plants and cropping, animals systems, appropriate technology, invisible structures (economic, cultural and social systems), design and local to global sustainability.
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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Arghyam is looking for a Communications Officer, Bangalore
Terms of Reference for Communications Officer Title: Communications Officer Organization: Arghyam Duration: This is a full-time position Place of Work: Bangalore ( non-negotiable) Travel: This position would require some local and national travel Deadline for Applications: 15th February 2011 Interview Schedule: 20th February 2011 to 15th March, 2011 Expected Joining Date: 1st April 2011 Salary Range: Competitive depending on experience and ability
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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Short course on geostatistical analysis of environmental data, ICRISAT, 21st - 25th Feb 2011, Andhra Pradesh
Forwarded to the portal by: Dr.Yaduraju, ICRISAT Organizer: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)Venue: Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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R&D Programme of Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR)
Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) provides financial assistance to promote research work in the field of Water Resources Engineering. The assistance is provided by way of grants to academicians/experts in the Universities, IITs, recognised R&D laboratories, Water Resources / Irrigation departments of the Central and State Governments and NGOs. Research proposals of applied nature as well as basic research are considered for MoWR support. Considering wide range of topics covered by Water Resources Engineers, five committees called Indian National Committees (INCs) have been constituted to co-ordinate the R&D programme. The five INCs are: INC for Hydraulics Research (INCH) Management of Floods Hydraulic Structures (including masonry and concrete structures)
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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WaterEx World Expo 2011- World meet of the water management industry in India, Chemtech Foundation, 23rd Feb - 26th Feb 2011, Mumbai
Organizer: Chemtech FoundationVenue: Bombay Exhibition Center, Goregaon, Mumbai
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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TH!NK5:Water Competition has been officially launched!
Forwarded to the portal by: Hanna McLean
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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Video Editor needed for 2-3 month project at Digital Empowerment Foundation
Forwarded to the portal by - Mahima Kaul The Digital Empowerment Foundation is working on a resource portal called the Digital Knowledge Commission (DKC) which will house information, including videos, about rural projects that use Information & Communication Technologies. For this, we need an in-house editor who can use FCP and is very good (read: efficient) but most of all, has an interest in some kind of development work, so that the videos are edited beautifully.
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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2011 World Water Week Calls for Abstracts and Proposals
Content and Image Courtesy: World Water Week World Water Week is hosted and organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place each year in Stockholm. The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues since 1991.
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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Conference on values and practices that promote food sovereignty in the context of climate change, Pipal Tree, 16 - 19 February 2011, Bangalore
Organizer: Pipal Tree Venue: Fireflies Inter-religious Ashram, Bangalore, India
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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9th Indian Fisheries Forum, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, 19 - 23 December 2011 , Chennai
Organizer: Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi Venue: Indian Bank Management Academy for Growth & Excellence, Chennai
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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Invitation to register for participating in the UNDP/GEF Global Solar Water Heating Project
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is implementing a National Programme on Solar Water Heating aimed at peak shaving, conservation of electricity and fossil fuels and providing a clean, non-polluting solution for water heating in housing, institutional, commercial and industrial sectors.  About 4 million sqm. of collector area has so far been installed in the country.  A target of 5 million sqm. of collector area has been set for the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-12).  The web-site of the Ministry www.mnre.gov.in may be visited for information about the National Solar Water Heating Programme and the Guidelines for Off-Grid and Decentralized Solar Applications under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). 
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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The Bhoomi Conference - 2011, Jan 21 & 22, Bangalore
Organizer: Bhoomi Network for Sustainable Living Venue: St. John's Auditorium, Koramangala, Bangalore
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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Olive Crown Awards: For Creative Excellence In Communicating Sustainability
Forwarded to the portal by: Rohit Rellan The India Chapter of the International Advertising Association (IAA) seeks to recognize creative excellence in communicating sustainability.These are the country’s first ‘green’ awards for communication.Any communication that highlights the ‘green’ nature of a product, service or corporate philosophy is covered by this award. This would include communication about anything organic, eco-friendly, power-efficient, energy-saving, pollution-controlling, recyclable, reusable and generally something that offers a positioning as not just the custodian of a brand but also a custodian of Brand Earth.
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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EU - India S&T Cooperation Funding opportunities Info Day and Training
Organiser: EUINEC CSIR, New Delhi Venue: CSIR National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nehru Marg, Nagpur The Event is hosted by the CSIR National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. The comprehensive One Day programme includes presentations from representatives from the European Commission, CSIR National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, CSIR National Chemical Laboratory and CSIR- Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute. Indian Institutions who have previously participated in European projects will share their experiences and the New Indigo project will present the funding opportunities offered within the Networking Pilot Programme. The training is implemented by experienced European experts on FP7.
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago
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E-learning Course on “Water Footprint Assessment: towards sustainable and efficient water use”
The Water Footprint Network would like to invite you to join the next e-learning course on “Water Footprint Assessment: towards sustainable and efficient water use”.Period: 7-18 February 2011Venue: OnlineObjective: Introduce the concepts of water footprint and virtual water; discuss potential applications in water savings through trade; present why a business would want to conduct a corporate water footprint assessment, and how to do so.   
Rama Mani  posted 8 years 7 months ago

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