Dharwad District

Young professionals motivate people to participate in rural sanitation
Involving youth to identify appropriate WASH solutions Posted on 12 Mar, 2021 12:23 PM

We all know that regular use of toilets is very important for having good health.

The Young Professionals worked closely with the District and aimed to fill the gap of the Swachchata Dooths (Image: SCOPE)
When the pits fill up: A day in the life of sanitation workers in urban India
The photo essay traces the flow of waste from pit to dump in urban India, making visible the labour that produces the sanitary city. Posted on 18 Nov, 2018 06:57 PM

India’s flagship sanitation programme, Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), highlights both the importance of latrine use, and also of “safe and proper disposal”. Since most of urban India is not connected to sewers, the SBM recommends that cities work towards technological, financing and governance initiatives that would ensure safe faecal sludge management. In practice, this means mechanical (i.e.

A day in the life of sanitation workers in urban India. (Source: CS Sharada Prasad and Isha Ray)
Applications invited for the post of 'Project Coordinator', WatSan Fellowship Program 2014-15, SCOPE-Arghyam, Dharwad, Karnataka
SCOPE is looking for a competent person to work as 'Project Coordinator' who will be guided and supported by the Project Mentor and documentationist.
Posted on 07 Apr, 2014 04:59 PM

About the opportunity: 

Applications invited for the 'WatSan Fellowship Program 2014-15', SCOPE-Arghyam, Dharwad, Karnataka
SCOPE in collaboration with Arghyam is announcing the second cycle of “Mentoring Young Professionals in Water and Sanitation Management” to train, mentor and place 15 Young Professionals.
Posted on 07 Apr, 2014 04:54 PM

About the organisation:

SCOPE is a non-profit society headquartered at Dharwad, Karnataka, India. Started in the year 2000, SCOPE focuses on Rural Development in the areas of sustainable livelihood, natural resource management, improved quality of life and environment.

Residents of Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh, resist public private partnership in their water supply project- A press release by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra
With no single example across the world to cite for successful model of water privatisation, the irony remains that it continues to grow in developing countries. India is witnessing a range of private sector participation in various water schemes, these come under different forms and shapes but the motive remains the same- make profit out water.
Almost all privatisation endeavor in water sector has met with obstacles, Khandwa is no exception! The teething problem of the project doesn't appear to settle as the rising discontent and resistance among people continues to grow.
Posted on 20 Mar, 2013 09:58 AM

The bad track record of the public sector to provide water has increasingly led to private sector participation in water supply system. The proponents of privatization state that private sector would increase efficiency, bring adequate finance and help build the infrastructure that is required to run the utilities properly in an effective manner.

Four step approach to achieve twenty four hour water supply - A report by WSP that draws lessons from diagnostic assessments in 6 cities across India
Is conversion of a discontinuous water supply system to a continuous one possible? This document states yes! With carefully structured strategies based on known practical procedures and investment programs, 24 hour water supply system is both achievable and affordable in the country. Posted on 31 Jan, 2013 03:48 PM


Wastewater irrigation in Hubli–Dharwad, Karnataka, enables farmers to diversify their cropping practices - A paper in the Environment and Urbanisation Journal
Farmers utilise the permanent streams of sewage-contaminated wastewater emanating from the twin city of Hubli–Dharwad to their advantage. This paper considers the effects of the availability of this perennial water resource and its effects upon livelihood practices of farmers and the implications for health. Posted on 26 Jan, 2013 06:47 PM

This paper 'Wastewater irrigation in Hubli–Dharwad, India: I

Society for community Participation and Empowerment invites applications for WATSAN Fellowship, Dharwad - Apply by April 05, 2012
Posted on 21 Mar, 2012 09:56 AM


Society for Community Participation and Empowerment (SCOPE) is a non-government organisation headquartered in Dharwad.  SCOPE works on improving NR based livelihoods in the villages, quality of life of the community, including better access to water and sanitation. SCOPE is committed to participatory processes in its development interventions.

Increasing groundwater dependency and declining urban water quality – A comparative analysis of four South Indian cities
The quality of water and the dependency on groundwater in four South Indian cities Posted on 15 Aug, 2010 07:18 AM

This paper by the Institute of Social and Economic Change (ISEC) examines the extent of groundwater dependency and quality status in four South Indian cities viz., Hubli, Dharwad, Belgaum and Kolar cities. Widespread water shortage problems have resulted in increased dependency on groundwater with tapping the resources to unsustainable levels. In Karnataka, out of 208 urban local bodies that come under Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board, 41 depend on groundwater.

Groundwater quality modeling in Nargund-Navalgund area of Malaprabha command – A research report by National Institute of Hydrology
In this report, groundwater quality scenarios of the worst affected regions of Dharwar, Karnataka have been simulated through SWIFT III code.. Posted on 27 Jul, 2010 05:48 PM

In this report, groundwater quality scenarios of the worst affected region of Nargund-Navalgund area of Malaprabha command in Dharwar, Karnataka have been simulated through a three dimensional finite difference code SWIFT III. Mathematical modeling of the groundwater quality was done on a local rather than a larger regional scale.