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Spur in farmer suicides after untimely rain in Maharashtra

18 farmers end their lives in less than a month after unseasonal rain and hailstorm destroyed their crops. Social activists claim the figure could be anywhere above 80, more than the average for every two months

India to get its first solar-powered toilet

The waterless toilet converts human waste into charcoal that can be used as fertilizer in farming or as a fuel, say researchers at the University of Colorado who developed the toilet.

Grams in Tripura not 'Nirmal'

The duo of Sekhar Raghavan and Indukanth Ragade, addicts of water conservation, tell why rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling are important and how they can be implemented at homes.

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At some locations, municipal wastewater is directly taken to secondary treatment and the primary treatment is skipped. 1. I want to know what happens when the primary treatment is skipped. 2. Does this impact sizing and performance of aeration tank as all the load is directly sent to the secondary treatment. 3. Does it affect the secondary clarifier sizing, loading and detention time. 5. In what way the two process are advantageous or disadvantageous over each other.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hello. I need video or images of borewell available in your library. If I can get them it will be helpful to explain the process of groundwater and its movement to the farmers' community.

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Hi,

I live in Alwarthirunagar, Chennai. In my area all borewells have yellow colored water. Does such water cause any problem when used for bathing and cleaning vessels ?

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Drinking water at railway stations highly contaminated: Report

50 lakh passengers using Northern Railways drink extremely polluted water. Of the samples tested for coliform bacteria, all in the Lucknow division were found contaminated while 59% were found contaminated in the Moradabad division and 94% in the Ambala division

Post Telangana, tribals want Polavaram dam scrapped

The dam will benefit only Seemandhra and displace about two lakh tribals, most of them in Telangana. Tribal activists launch padyatra to protest against an amendment in the Telangana Bill which proposes to shift their villages to Seemandhra.

Ganga full of Superbugs

Level of multi-drug resistant viruses in the river goes up by 60 times during the pilgrimage season of May-June, say researchers.

Wells around ISRO unit contaminated with rocket fuel chemical

Hi, we have a 15 acre of coconut plantation. Our borewell depth is 1000 ft and width 6". Please advise on the drip irrigation method to use. Also, suggest the model and stage of the motor that can be used, along with price.

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