People and Organisations

  • Several threats have emerged in recent years to the pristine Himalayan rivers of Uttarakhand. These include: (i) the proposed construction of 220 dams (ii) the drying up of rain fed rivers due to deforestation and deforestation of their catchments (iii) release of untreated sewage from river side to...
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  • Pained by the unrelenting destruction of the Ganga river, especially by a series of dams in its upper reaches, Dr G.D. Agrawal, India's pre-eminent environmental quality scientist and a legendary Professor (and HoD) of Civil & Environmental Engineering at IIT-Kanpur. (Access:Biography Sketc...
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  • The Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi, India with the sponsorship of Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, India has developed an indigenous, low cost method of removing Arsenic from drinking water. The purifier is eco-friendly and can be run off a solar ...
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  • Drop by drop ACCESS & HUL in Base of Pyramid Partnership for Safe Drinking Water for Rural Poor:Yakalakshmi lives in Nekkunda village, Telengana region in Andhra Pradesh with her husband and two children. Though she has water piped to her house by the village panchayat, her entire family fell il...
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  • On 29th January, my colleague Binayak and I went to Nelmangala to participate in the "Save Arkavathy"Walk. The Walk was organized hoping that the participants would learn from the experiences of the villagers along the Arkavathy River and be able to generate interest in them to join the walk.One of ...
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  • How polluted are our rivers? Assessments vary, but all point to serious contamination. For a link to a water quality study conducted by a retired engineer and head of a well-known NGO studying the Ganga, look at http://members.tripod.com/sankatmochan/GangaPollution.htm. Veer Bhadra Mishra, the the ...
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  • This little jewel of a video perfectly expresses a truth few people understand: If you have never brought joy to a child in need, you have missed one of life's greatest opportunities for happiness. The shower bus visits each of I-India's School on Wheels street centres twice a week and provides the ...
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  • C.P. Kumar of the National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee provides a list of web communities on hydrology: 1. Hydrology Forum (Topica) This list aims to provide a forum for discussion of scientific research in all aspects of Hydrology including hydrologic design, surface water analysis and modell...
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  • www.allaboutwater.org is an interesting site for laypersons but also to an extent for water resources researchers, covering a wide range of facts relating water vis-à-vis our planet and the human race and presenting its information in a clear, user-friendly way. It covers water treatment alte...
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October 6, 2013 12:00AM

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For details on the event, please click here.

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October 21, 2013 12:00AM

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For more information on the organisers, please click here.

For details on the online learning and implementation support tool, SSWM Toolbox, that is apart of the training programme, please click here.

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October 18, 2013 12:00AM

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For greater details on this innovative programme, please click here.

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To know more about Earthian 2013, you can watch the videos here.

The eligibility criteria and the rules/ regulations for participating schools & colleges are attached below.

October 11, 2013 12:00AM

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For details on the vacancy, please click here.

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October 3, 2013 12:00AM

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For details on the conference, please click here.

For information on the organisers, the CII - Triveni Water Institute, click here.

October 9, 2013 9:15AM
October 9, 2013 9:00AM

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News this week - Central government declares development index, Maharashtra drought ends and one-fifth of the country's STPs don't work.

Bihar, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh among least developed

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For details on the CLP awards, please click here.

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Eligibility criteria document for applicants for the CLP Future Conservationist Awards may be downloaded from below.

Further details on the applications too may be downloaded from below.

November 11, 2013 12:00AM

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For more information on the organisers, the Terra Marine Research Institute (TeMI), please click here.

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October 18, 2013 9:00AM - October 20, 2013 6:00PM
October 5, 2013 6:00PM

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