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  • Hi,I went through the articles and FAQ on rain water harvesting. I need to know if you are aware of any NGOs or organisations which take care of this in Hyderabad? We are looking at rain water harvesting mainly for ground water rechargeThank you
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  • Yettinahole project called a drinking water project only to circumvent guidelines According to environmentalists, Karnataka Government has been exposed about the purpose of the Yettinahole Comprehensive Drinking Water Project. In its advertisement popularising the project, the State Government call...
    Swati Bansalposted 5 years 5 months agoread more
  • Hi Team, This is Sridhar from Bachupally, Hyderabad. Of late, people are resorting to selling water from private land/plots to tankers and they are drawing huge amounts of water for private and profit making purposes. This is leading to ground water level falling to extreme levels. Please advise o...
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  • Dear Sir Recently I have dug a borewell in Hyderabad, where due to non-availability of water I was forced to go to the depth of 1335 ft. I have got water more than 1 inch at this depth. Layers with slight wetness were found at depths of 250/600/800/900 ft but water didnt came up while digging, only...
    Pradeep Bposted 5 years 7 months agoread more
  • Hello,We live in Hi tec city kondapur, Hyderabad. Ours is a thousand sq yrd five storeyed new apartment complex . We have two borewells dug two years back. One is 400 ft and the other one is 1300 ft deep. 400 ft borewell yields continuous water during rainy season. It yields water for one hour only ...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 6 years 1 month agoread more
  • I am working on Watershed Analysis using Remote Sensing & GIS as a part of my Ph.D. research. I have 26 years of experience both in Civil Engineering and Remote Sensing & GIS.Currently, I am working as Associate Professor in Department of Civil Engineering in a private engineering college at...
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  • Water hardly an agenda for politiciansTwo of the three main political parties in fray for the Parliamentary elections, the Congress and the BJP, have just paid lip service to water conservation, while the AAP is atleast talking about Gram Sabhas holding decision making powers for water projectsPiped...
    ravleenposted 6 years 3 months agoread more
  • SC committee rejects 23 of 24 hydel projects in UttarakhandThe SC committee has rejected the 23 hydropower projects out of the 24 proposed on the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers in Uttarakhand. The Committee has recommended closure of the projects as they are either proposed in Ecologically Sensitiv...
    Swati Bansalposted 6 years 3 months agoread more
  • Abolish manual scavenging: SCThe Supreme Court has ordered all states to abolish manual scavenging and undertake measures to rehabilitate manual scavengers. It has also directed the states to pay a compensation of Rs.10 lakh each to the family of manual scavengers who have died while enter...
    Swati Bansalposted 6 years 4 months agoread more
  • India may become water scarce by 2020: ReportBusinesses in the country are underestimating water-related risks as depletion and pollution threaten to deprive millions of safe drinking water and stifle economic growth, says a study report by the Carbon Disclosure ProjectHimachalis want policies again...
    ravleenposted 6 years 4 months agoread more
  • We want to replace our 3 HP motor with a new one. Can you provide a list of options from which we can choose a best quality, cost effective pump with best services, reliability and warranty. The specifications are: borewell is 900 ft deep and water has to be pumped to the overhead tank which is abov...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 6 years 4 months agoread more
  • Spur in farmer suicides after untimely rain in Maharashtra18 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 monthsPlatform made with waste pollut...
    ravleenposted 6 years 4 months agoread more
  • Need to find source of uranium contamination in Punjab: Experts Doctors in Patiala say Centre should support the state government to find out how uranium is constantly contaminating water in the state, especially in the Malwa belt. Excessive use of pesticides over the years is said to be a poss...
    ravleenposted 6 years 4 months agoread more
  • No Govt in Delhi means no water for DwarkaThe locality has to source its water from Gurgaon now, as even the number of water tankers that used to meet its demand till now, have reduced. The Delhi Development Authority says nothing can happen unless neighbouring Haryana releases water from the Munak ...
    ravleenposted 6 years 4 months agoread more
  •  7 Goa hotels sealedThe State Pollution Control Board ordered the sealing of the hotels for malfunctioning sewage treatment plants, overflowing soak pits or no consent to operate certificate from the BoardAssam objects to hydel project in upstream ArunachalThe 1750 MW Demwe project on the Lohit...
    ravleenposted 6 years 4 months agoread more
  • Hi, what purifying method should be used for water having high TDS level ? I have read on your site that for purifying drinking water having TDS level above 500, an RO purifier should be used, but my question is regarding water for non-drinking purposes like bathing, cleaning, etc. I have heard t...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 6 years 5 months agoread more
  • A new law GangaPMO asks the Environment Ministry to frame the law that will give authorities the power to monitor and regulate the dischare of wastewater, industrial effluents and management of municipal solid waste through the imposition of penalties and damages.Eco-friendly development for&nb...
    ravleenposted 6 years 5 months agoread more
  • Maharashtra village reclaim rights on submerged forestKorku tribals in Amravathi district lost their agricultural and forest land to a dam in 2005-06; reclaim fishing and management rights over part of the reservoir under Forest Rights Act'Rajasthan getting only 1% of its share in Yamuna water'Chief...
    ravleenposted 6 years 5 months agoread more
  • What is the per head consumption of water per day in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh and India? And what proportion of water is used for toilet flushing?
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 6 years 5 months agoread more
  • MP interlinks Narmada with KshipraThe 432 crore project includes lifting water from the Narmada with pumps upto a height of 350 metres from a distance of 50 km and bringing it to the origin of Kshipra river. Project targetted to benefit 3,000 villages and 70 towns of the Malwa region in Madhya Prade...
    ravleenposted 6 years 5 months agoread more

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Hi,

I would like to know what is maximum allowed depth for a borewell? My next plot owner already went till 2000 and they are digging close to our apartment. So would need to know any norms set for maximum depth allowed by GHMC or CGWB.

Regards
Vinoth babus
 
 

 

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Dear IWP

Please suggest to me how to do rain water harvesing for this borewell which is 480 feet deep, and has stoped working. The soil is black clay type soil and I can see that the water doen't seep into this soil.

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