Aurangabad

Indore tops in Swachh Survekshan 2019
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 10 months ago

Once again, Indore tops in Swachh Survekshan

Clean road near Pardesipura, Indore (Source: India Water Portal)
Budgeting every water cup
Marathwada village comes up with a novel idea to tackle water scarcity—water budget for each household. The result is for everyone to see. arathi posted 3 years 5 months ago

Till about a year ago, 52-year-old Kisan Jite would often wake up to his wife Sarla and other village women squabbling over who would fill their buckets first from the only well in Golegaon village.

The gram panchayat office of the Golegaon village where all the action takes place. (Source: 101Reporters)
When Godavari spews venom
The presence of toxic heavy metal in Godavari calls for immediate action because of the health threat from the contaminated water. aartikelkar posted 4 years 5 months ago

According to a report published by the Central Water Commission in 2015 on the status of trace and toxic metals in Indian rivers in the country, a large number of rivers in India are contaminated by heavy metals.

Godavari river at Jayakwadi dam, Aurangabad (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
A pathway for water
Pophala, a village that was dry land farming in Aurangabad, channeled the rainwater it harvested by way of trenches. The drinking water wells are now full and their crop variety has increased. Hamsa Iyer posted 6 years 9 months ago

Pophala is a dry land farming village with 73 families that cultivate 290 acres. The people would spend as many as 5 hours to go to another village and get water. In the year 2013, the Gram Sabha in Pophala village, decided on something unique. They decided to figure out a way to get and keep water in their village so as to not be dependent on anyone else. 

From dry land farming to Water conservation
Groundwater use in Aurangabad
Water supply and demand in Aurangabad. iwpsuperadmin posted 7 years 10 months ago

Study provides data on Historical evolution of water-supply capacity and demand in Aurangabad City since 1970. Average use of water by different user and groundwater depleting areas.The survey also does a financial analysis of the water supply sector.

Groundwater use in Aurangabad
Water-supply capacity and demand in Aurangabad City since 1970. iwpsuperadmin posted 8 years 5 months ago

Study provides data on Historical evolution of water-supply capacity and demand in Aurangabad City since 1970. Average use of water by different user and groundwater depleting areas.The survey also does a financial analysis of the water supply sector.

Quantitative data on water quality: A compilation of papers that present physico-chemical analyses of various water sources in India
This post presents five papers that were recently published on the physico-chemical properties of water. These papers present the water quality data and analyse these figures. Locations in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Assam and Gujarat are studied. Download the papers by clicking on the titles. chicu posted 8 years 10 months ago

Assessment of physico-chemical quality of groundwater in rural area nearby Sagar city, Madhya Pradesh

This paper presents the results of forty groundwater samples collected from June 2007 to July 2010 in Gambhira and Baheria villages in Madhya Pradesh. The authors conclude that the ground water quality is degraded due to anthropogenic causes.

Groundwater use in Aurangabad – A survey and analysis of social significance and policy implications for a medium-sized Indian city by GW MATE and World Bank (2008)
Aurangabad, a city in central Maharashtra is in a drought prone region, and being a rapidly urbanising town, is facing a lot of pressure on ots water resources. Besides importing water there has been an increasing trend of ground water extraction. samir nazareth posted 9 years 9 months ago

Aurangabad, a city in central Maharashtra is in a drought prone region, and being a rapidly urbanising town, is facing a lot of pressure on ots water resources. Besides importing water there has been an increasing trend of ground water extraction.

In this context, a survey of groundwater use was conducted as part of a World Bank study on Indian groundwater management. The study was a collaboration between GW MATE(Groundwater Management Advisory Team) and GRASP (Grass Roots Action for Social Participation), an Aurangabad-based civil society organization working on community-based natural resource management.

Dying wisdom of medieval water management of Aurangabad city - Paper presented at the National Seminar on Water and Culture (2007)
This paper discusses the water management techniques and technology known as Neher. rajshekar posted 9 years 11 months ago

The city of Aurangabad has benefited from the construction of  aqueducts and canals by its earlier rulers. According to the authors  between 1617 and 1803, a number of aqueducts and canals were constructed.

Training program on open source GIS at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad
kcube posted 9 years 11 months ago

Dr. K. V. Kale
Professor & Head
Department of Computer Science and IT
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad
Email: kvkale91@gmail.com
Telephone: 0240 2403315(O), 2403317 (F)