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  • Hello, We cleaned our borewell in 2016 for silt deposition problems due to which we got a rotten stinking smell in tap waters. I would like to know what is the exact frequency of cleaning borewell for a silt problem? I am again getting rotten smell in my borewell now. Previously it was cleaned in 2...
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  • We have 7 feet septic tank with cement rings fitted but the base is not cemented . We have a 35 feet well with circular fitted rock sides. The well and the septic tank are 6 metres away from each other. Currently the septic tank is not in use but I would like to know if the water from the well would...
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  • Please suggest reliable automation solution to mange on/off compressor motor by taking consideration into the following 1. Water level in the overhead tank to avoid overflow 2. Dry run protection 3. Timer automation to avoid motor running long time at a stretch during summer
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  • My house is under 500 m of distance from a new STP plant. At night, strong foul smell disturbs us and even the noise of the plant sometimes. We are really worried about the hazardous effects the plant could have on our body due to such prolonged exposure to the smell. As I was unsuccessful in findi...
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  • Pls provide rainfall data for Tamil Nadu districts-wise for 2003-2017 ?
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  • During rainy season, almost all our streets in almost all our cities get inundated with storm water. Please tell us  how best to filter, collect, store, treat and reuse the storm water in underground storage tanks  built in the compounds of houses, open places, parks and gardens etc. Reg...
    priyadposted 11 months 2 weeks agoread more
  • Hello, What is the formula used to calculate "frictional head loss per 1000m" on pg. no. 606 of Manual on Water Supply and Treatment? I am unable to find the formula used in this manual. thanks
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  • Hi, I live in HBR layout. Recently, I found red and white worms coming out from all water taps in my place. Following this, I cleaned my overhead water tank and also the sump below. Still I could see the worms coming from it. Both the tanks are clean and couldn’t find any worms in it. Plumber vis...
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  • Hello, Every time it rains, I see huge rain water gushing through the roads and drains of Bangalore city. The entire water gets wasted as it reaches the sewage and flows out of city as sewage water. If we can stock this running water across the areas, it should recharge the depleting ground water a...
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  • Hello, I have two bore wells on my premises. One of which is being used regularly. Another one is unused as the first one is giving sufficient water for current usage, Recently I was advised (maybe wrongly) that if I do not use water from the bore well, the underlying water will flow to neighborhoo...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 1 year 1 week agoread more
  • Hi, We had an old borewell with 70 feet depth in our house in West mambalam, Chennai. After 10 years of use, the pipe was struck after the floods and water was not coming. We drilled new borewell one year back - 260 feet depth. Rock was hit at 80 feet and casing was done for approximately same dept...
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  • Hello, I just want to know which colour is best suited for a water tank, black or white? Thanks
    aarti kelkar kh...posted 1 year 2 weeks agoread more
  • Hi, We have an query regarding compression pump / submersible pump for domestic use in our native place. We have shallow installed which is currently working via Hand pump. The shallow / bore well is 600 feet deep, with 70 - 80ft 4in pipe and remaining 520-530 ft in 2in pipe. During summer water le...
    aarti kelkar kh...posted 1 year 1 month agoread more
  • Hello Sir, Greetings!! I am doing a research to understand why the water streams that use to flow earlier has completely vanished. Need your help in getting the rainfall reports. I am from Kolar- Karnataka and I am focusing on understanding the reports in this region. I am doing a research to unde...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 1 year 1 month agoread more
  • Hello, We have an query regarding recommendation of a compression pump / submersible pump for use in our native place, Midnapore District, West Bengal. We have shallow / borewell installed which is currently working via hand pump. The borewell is 600 feet deep, with 70 - 80ft having 4in pipe and re...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 1 year 1 month agoread more
  • Dear All, I have a property in Madipakkam, Chennai. I drilled borewell in the year 2000 in my property at about 200 ft. From that time till now, I am getting only one bucket of water, approximately equivalent to 50 litres per day till now. I feel that this is very low and so am thinking of reinspe...
    arunancposted 1 year 1 month agoread more
  • Hello, We have extremely hard water of TDS 1500 and hardness 700 mg/ltr. We have a softener installed but it is not giving satisfactory results . A local technician informed us that softeners do not work with well water with this high hardness. Is this true? What is the solution for this? We have a...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 1 year 1 month agoread more
  • Hi, Where can I buy this book? Will it be possible to get a preview of the book or the name of the chapters? thanks
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 1 year 1 month agoread more
  • Namaste, Our borewell report indicates the following : - 450 feet depth - 180 feet water - 2.75" yield, Currently, there is no tank, but let us assume that there will be a overhead tank around 50 feet higher. Questions : - What would be the submersible pump specification needed? - What power is ...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 1 year 1 month agoread more
  • Hi, We have a 400ft borewell dig that got drained recently. We would like to go until 1000ft and as it is a constructed house, we cannot go with normal borewell lorry. One of the borewell company suggested for underroof compact drillers like below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQdQs5adTag. More ...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 1 year 1 month agoread more

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I am thinking to do a borewell at my house. I would like to know what would be the approximate cost for it, how deep is recommended and how long does it take to complete the work?

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There is no space in my house to dig a borewell. Only space available is 10ft height and 3ft width. Is it possible to dig a borewell?

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To dig an open well near a river, is there a rule in Tamil Nadu specifying the distance between the open well and the river ?

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We have our 100ft borewell dug in 2013. Recently our drainage got clogged and the sewage water got mixed in our borewell. Now the drainage clogging has been cleared but still the borewell water is contaminated and the water yield is very less. Is there any ways to clean my borewell? Please suggest.

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We have a borewell which giver smelly water during rainy days. Any reliable and perment solution to test the water and fix it to have a clean water.

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A river is a body of flowing sediment as much as one of flowing water. Here’s all you want to know about sediment in action in rivers.

What are sediments? Why do rivers carry sediment? Where does it all go? What happens to the sediment along the way? Have human actions modified the way a river works or carries sediment? How can sediments in rivers and reservoirs be managed? Here is all the information that you need to know about sediment and its management better.

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I have constructed a borewell near the Electronic City in Bangalore around two months back. We had dug around 1030 feet when we get 2 inches water. We stopped the borewell after digging another 5 feet as the borewell person informed that he cannot dig further.

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What are waterborne diseases and why are they important? Here is all the information that you need to know waterborne diseases better.

Waterborne diseases are diseases transmitted through

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The distance between the septic tank and borewell is 15 ft and the dimension of the septic tank is 11X6X7 ft. Is this distance between the septic tank and borewell ok or not? Any suggestions.

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We have drilled borewell upto 575 ft through sensor vehicle and used filter pipe and yet at 300ft it has been collapsed when checked through camera testing. However, at the same site we drilled  upto 73ft and installed 10" pvc pipe and drilled upto 155ft through inwell bed setting and found 3 layers of loose soil and kept covering the borewell.So what should we do now for a successful drilling?

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