East Godavari District

Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan a low impact, high expenditure scheme: CAG
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 7 months 3 weeks ago

Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan had a low impact in making Maharashtra drought free: CAG

Deepening work in progress under the Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan (Source: Ravindra Pomane)
Environmentalists protest proposed projects near Konkan coastline
News this week Swati Bansal posted 5 years 3 months ago

Activists stand against three proposed projects near Konkan coastline

A thermal power plant in Ennore, Chennai (Source: India Water Portal Flickr Photos)
Heat wave claims over 500 lives in the country
News this week Swati Bansal posted 5 years 11 months ago

Over 500 people succumb to killer heat wave

Heat wave engulfs the country (Source: PTI)
NGT prohibits commercial extraction of groundwater in Maharashtra
Policy matters this week: NGT restricts extraction of groundwater in Maharashtra; Centre OKs Polavaram Project Authority appointment; Delhi govt holds authorities accountable prior to the monsoon. Swati Bansal posted 7 years ago

NGT prohibits groundwater extraction in Maharashtra's 12 districts

Groundwater extraction (Source: Karuna Society)
After Phailin, Cyclone Helen hits Andhra Pradesh coast
News this week: Cyclone Helen devastates Andhra coast, built up area in the capital replaces green spaces and packaged water unit to come up near Sambhar lake. ravleen posted 7 years 5 months ago

 After Phailin, Helen devastates Andhra coast 

Cyclone Helen hit Andhra coast Source: Wikimedia
Farmers on crop holiday in Andhra Pradesh: They shun growing paddy this kharif season
Andhra farmers shun growing paddy this kharif in absence of buyers, storage space. chandrasekharnemani posted 9 years 10 months ago


Andhra Pradesh produced 14 million tonnes of rice this year. In absence of storage space many schools function as godowns (Photo: M Suchitra)Andhra Pradesh produced 14 million tonnes of rice this year. In absence of storage space many schools function as godowns
Photo: M Suchitra

Groundwater table and hydrochemistry of Kakinada coastal aquifer– A research report by National Institute of Hydrology
The report deals with groundwater table and hydrochemistry of the Kakinada coastal aquifer in East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh. Rama Mani posted 10 years 9 months ago

The report deals with groundwater table and hydrochemistry of the Kakinada coastal aquifer in East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh.

Estimation of infiltration rates in the Suddagedda basin of East Godavari, AP – A research report by National Institute of Hydrology
The report on Suddagedda basin, a representative basin of the east flowing rivers, presents the outcomes of the infiltration tests carried out using Double Ring Infiltrometer. Rama Mani posted 10 years 9 months ago

The report on Suddagedda basin, a representative basin of the east flowing rivers of medium sized basins in the east coast of India, presents the outcomes of the infiltration tests carried out using Double Ring Infiltrometer. The basin soil is mainly grouped into three types viz clay loams to clay, sandy loams and forest & loamy skeletal. A total of twenty-eight infiltration tests have been conducted using double ring infiltrometers.

Hydrogeological and geochemical studies of groundwater flow in Suddagedda basin – A research report by National Institute of Hydrology
The report presents a hydrogeological and geochemical study of groundwater flow for the Suddagedda basin of Andhra Pradesh. Rama Mani posted 10 years 9 months ago

The report presents a hydrogeological and geochemical study of groundwater flow for the Suddagedda basin of Andhra Pradesh. Planning of water resources development projects calls for an understanding and analysis of the hydrological characteristics of the region. The hydrogeology and geochemistry of the basin needs to be investigated particularly for a groundwater resources development project.

Evaluation of water supply system of Kakinada town in Andhra Pradesh - A research report by National Institute of Hydrology
The report presents the evaluation of water supply system of Kakinada town in Andhra Pradesh, which faces non-availability of drinking water to citizens. Rama Mani posted 10 years 9 months ago

The report presents the evaluation of water supply system of Kakinada town in Andhra Pradesh. The neglect of hydrology of a region, while undertaking planning and development works in an urban environment, has serious consequences, the most notable being non-availability of enough potable drinking water to citizens. Water budget studies can be undertaken with all the available records to improve the functioning of such systems and to identify additional alternate resources.