We all know that regular use of toilets is very important for having good health.
Hirehandigola village in Gadag district of North Karnataka is an unsurprising picture of rural India.
Possibility of revival of dug wells in hard rock India through recharge: A discussion paper by CAREWATERposted 11 years 4 months ago
The discussion paper by Carewater INREM Foundation on possibility of revival of dug wells in hard rock India through recharge is based on a field study across ten districts of the country. The study seeks to understand how localized governance of groundwater in hard rock areas is to be pursued through pricing (water, energy), legal regulation and community institutions. Water supply augmentation and demand management are both to be taken care of, directly through regulation or through indirect instruments such as pricing.
A mid-term assessment - Sachetana drinking water plus project - Fluorosis Mitigation - BIRD-K - Mundargi taluk - Gadag district (Karnataka)posted 11 years 10 months ago
The Sachetana Drinking Water Plus project implemented by the BAIF Institute of Rural Development (BIRD-K), in three districts of Karnataka, aims to solve the problem of endemic fluorosis in the region, by providing an alternate source of water and by improving the quality of groundwater.
This report is a mid-term assessment of the project in Mundargi taluk of Gadag district of Karnataka, undertaken to understand and document the decentralized fluoride mitigation strategy adopted in the project villages and to analyze the impact on the groundwater levels and water quality as a result of the project's efforts.
We thank Sevabharati Karnataka, www.sevabharatikarnata.org from where we have picked up these files.
Sevabharati Karnataka is one of the organisations working on relief work. They are planning to build 2349 homes at a cost of Rs. 1 Lakh each in 19 villages across 7 affected districts. More information is available at their site:
The Sachetana Drinking Water project of the Government of Karnataka covers 15 villages in each of the taluks of Bagepalli (Chikkaballapur), Mundargi (Gadag), Sira (Tumkur) and Pavagada (Tumkur).
The baseline survey covers a representative portion of the villages and families of the above and contains the following information:
Veera Narayana temple at Gadag town, Karnataka, solves its drinking water problem in summer by harvesting rainwater of 2005 monsoonposted 12 years 7 months ago
"Going home with more than theerth", is a case study written by Shree Padre in April 2007, on the how the problem of drinking water availability in summer, was solved by the Veera Narayana Temple at Gadag town, through rain water harvesting.