Guntur District

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)
India readies for a poor monsoon due to strong possibility of El Nino
News this week Posted on 18 May, 2015 08:59 PM

India prepares to fight the impacts of El Nino

IMD predicts strong El Nino (Source: MSN Weather)
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. Posted on 24 Nov, 2013 02:42 PM

 After Phailin, Helen devastates Andhra coast 

Cyclone Helen hit Andhra coast Source: Wikimedia
Impact report of watershed development programme in Ayyannapalem village of Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh
We are very glad to bring to the notice of the Watershed Development Fund (WDF) that the Ayyannapalem watershed Capacity Building Phase (CBP) activities are successfully implemented and it has reached the stage of Feasibility Study Report (FSR) proposal. According to the field conditions, the Ayyannapalem watershed is highly suitable for watershed implementation and there are deep gullies and high level hillocks that exist in the villages. Farmers' co-operation is also very encouraging and we could complete the watershed activities within the specified period. Posted on 19 Mar, 2012 11:59 AM

Author : Kotikala Chandrasheakar

Name of the watershed: Ayyannapalem
Name of the Mandal: Bollapalli
District: Guntur

Integrated water resources management by industry - A case study of Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Limited - Guntur
This presentation describes the work of Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Limited, in organising water management efforts within and around their soft drinks plant in Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh. Posted on 17 Nov, 2009 05:55 PM

The work taken up involved reducing usage of water in the plant, recycling by treating waste water and reusing in plant operations, and rainwater harvesting and restoring water bodies, both in the plant and the community for replenishing the resource.