Bangalore

  • Hi,I am Vishal. I have digged a 320 ft. deep boring in city area in cottonpet, Bangalore. It is a 75 ft. slow bore for upto 320 ft. A slating pipe of nandi brand with 4 gauge was inserted. 4 months after the borewell was dug we tried to insert a 2hp motor at 220 ft. depth which got stuck due to soil...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Brahamputra claims four Assam villages 2500 people lost their homes due to erosion along the river while seveal others in Dhubri district are at risk.Minister, mining and manufactured sand Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry calls for promotion of sand made by a metal to...
    ravleenposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Cochin estuary high on insecticides: StudyCochin estuary has one of the highest concentration of organochlorine insecticides in the world, revealed a study by the Cochin University of Science and Technology.Poo to power Bangalore Around 100 megawatt will be produced from methane emitted by...
    ravleenposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Chemical fertilizers spelling death for infants: StudyDeath of babies less than one month old in rural areas may be due to exposure to chemical fertilizers that percolate into water, says a study published in the Journal of Development Economics.No toilets in 25% of Odisha's government schools50% sc...
    ravleenposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Delhi metro stations to conserve rainwater By March 2015, 17 metro stations will have rainwater harvesting system, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation informed the National Green Tribunal (NGT). The NGT had earlier ordered rainwater harvesting system at all metro stations.Meghayaya favours livelih...
    ravleenposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Dam bursts in Himachal during first trialA newly built dam with a capacity of 12,000 cubic feet burst in Manali district of the State whiles first trial was taking place. No casulaties however, resulted from the accident.Site visit compulsory for diversion of forest landThe Environment Ministry has ...
    ravleenposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Residents of surrounding apartment complexes got together to revive and maintain Ambalipura Lake in Bangalore using their own resources.
    Prarthana Vishalposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Hello,I have dug a borewell 320feet deep. Slating pipe, 4 gauge was inserted. 4 months later we tried inserting a 2hp motor at 220 feet  which got stuck due to sand filling in the bore. We somehow removed the motor and tried inserting it back. But it has now gor stuck at 140 feet depth and cann...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • HiRecently the submersible pump I was using in the borewell stopped working. I was not able to remove the pump due to boulders. So the pump was detached and left in the borewell. The total depth of the borewell is 500 feet with water source at 470 feet. The diameter of the borewell is almost 6 ...
    sendskkposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • A video story on work done by locals to transform the polluted Kaikondarahalli lake into a bird paradise.
    Prarthana Vishalposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Hello, We have 100+ apartments in 4 blocks. We have our STP unit in the basement which is partially functioning. We get bad smell in our basement area and other places. We are looking for consultants who can provide solutions to our problems 1. Stop bad smell in basement and other area. 2. Impr...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Received over email. We at Indus International School, are interested in providing safe portable water to a village which has around 1500 residents. We do not want to look at expensive means like the RO but do want to provide a simple low cost model to provide water. The source of the water for t...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Hello, We have dug a borewell which is 175 feet deep. The water is available at 60 feet and a pump is fit at 165ft. The borewell has a casing for 30ft. For some strange reason, the dirty water at the surface is seeping into groundwater making it unusable for household purposes and gives a dir...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Kerala scores worst in access to potable water: NSSOAccording to a report by the National Sample Survey Organisation, only 29.5% rural households in Kerala have access to safe drinking water as compared to the national average of 88.5%. The survey counts bottled water, piped water into dwellings, pi...
    ravleenposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Hello, I have a 1200 sqft site in Bangalore where a truck mounted rig/driller cannot reach the exact spot due to space constraint. However, the truck can reach till about 50-70 feet distance from the point of drilling. Since typical rigs are not able to reach the site, I'm worried s to whether I ...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • India allowed to construct Kishenganga hydel projectThe International Court of Arbitration rejects Pakistan's contention and allows India to divert water from Kishenganga river for power generation.Odisha's disaster management earns UN felicitationUN appreciates the state's efforts terming Odis...
    swatiposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Hi, I have recently dug a bore well and have got water on 675 feet. I need assistance in deciding the capacity of the motor I need to use. Some suggestions have been that I should use a 3HP, 40 Stages, 3-Phase motor. Is this correct? Kindly suggest.
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 5 years 9 months agoread more
  • Hello,When we started the drilling process for borewell we found water at 465 feet  and suddenly the drill bit broke and got stuck inside. please suggest as to how the broken drill bit can be removed so that I can drill another 20 feet to get sufficient water in my borewell.
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 5 years 9 months agoread more
  • Hi,I have bought a flat in South Bangalore which uses groundwater from borewell. I am concerned about the presence of Radon in the water so looking for people who offer to measure the Radon content and also suggest remedial measures if found.Can someone please suggest ?     
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 5 years 9 months agoread more
  • Hello, I have tried several ball valves in my sump tank. But it does not last long and needs to be repaired several times. I want to know if there is any other alternative to a ball valve or a modified version of the same that lasts longer.   T. Ravindra,tatravi@gmail.com9880788966.&n...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 5 years 9 months agoread more

Pages

News this week

Monsoon delayed by a week, to reach Kerala by June 7: IMD

Topics

Sub-Categories

Regions

Policy matters this week

No construction around Bellandur-Agara lakes: NGT

Topics

Sub-Categories

Regions

Policy matters this week

Submit complete list of wetlands: NGT to States

Topics

Sub-Categories

Regions

News this week

Good southwest monsoon expected this year as El Nino declines

Topics

Sub-Categories

Regions

News this week

Maharashtra reeling under its worst water crisis

Topics

Sub-Categories

Regions

A study by IISc on the city's water bodies argues that poor governance, lack of a sense of belonging, and poor implementation of regulatory norms has caused this situation.

India has had very little to celebrate on World Wetlands Day this year as it has lost its wetlands at an alarming rate of 38% in just a decade (1991-2001). Additionally, there continues to be a regulatory vacuum around wetlands, because of which they continue to be ungoverned and unprotected.

Lakes as one of the valuable wetlands of Bangalore

Attachments

Topics

Sub-Categories

Regions

News this week

Activists oppose Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's World Culture Festival along the Yamuna flood plains

Topics

Sub-Categories

Regions

News this week

CPCB finds Coca Cola plant in Hapur pumping toxic water into a pond

Topics

Sub-Categories

Regions

News this week

Panel finds Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA) and private builders responsible for 11,000 acres of lake land encroachment

Topics

Sub-Categories

Regions

New this week

World-wide campaign against impacts of water privatisation

Topics

Sub-Categories

Regions

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Bangalore