India

Toxic chemicals: A barrier to safe drinking water
Nonylphenol and its ethoxylates in drinking water: A health challenge Amita Bhaduri posted 3 days 2 hours ago

A drinking water quality, testing, monitoring and surveillance framework was released by the Ministry of Jal Shakti in March 2021 as a part of the government’s flagship Nal se Jal scheme.

Water treatment facilities are incapable of removing many chemical compounds and need to be upgraded (Image: PxHere)
Dealing with droughts
There are many reasons why we see more droughts in India these days. Here is all the information that you need to know droughts better. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 3 days 2 hours ago

Droughts are one of the most feared natural calamities in India impacting food production, the economy as well as the morale of millions of farmers in a cou

India will see more droughts in the future. (Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Living with droughts
Special report on drought calls for new management approach Amita Bhaduri posted 5 days 7 hours ago

As per a Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction: Special Report on Drought 2021, released by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UND

Drought resilience partnerships at the national and local levels will be critical to managing drought (Image: Pixabay; hbieser)
Eco-Tales exchanging ideas, suggestions on 'Wetland Management and Biodiversity Conservation
Swati Bansal posted 1 week 1 day ago

The Central Pollution Control Board, MOEF&CC, are offering an open and free-flowing discussion forum where you can share your valuable ideas, your thoughts, tell your stories and suggestions about 'Wetland Management and Biodiversity Conservation', its usage its value towards humankind (based on this year's theme- Ecosystem Restoration).

Bad smell from submersible borewell
(not verified) posted 1 week 5 days ago

In December 2020, I had dug a 245 ft borewell in my house. Every time when I switch on the motor, there is a smell from water. Please suggest what can I do?

 

Portable solar structure
(not verified) posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

I require portable solar plate structure parts.

Need help with a borewell installation
(not verified) posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

Bore depth -250 ft

Water found at -130 ft

Pipe till -150 ft

Because of some reasons, plastic pipe (5 inch) reduced in size due to which the motor is not getting inserted. Please tell me what can I do in this case.

Rainfall data
(not verified) posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

When will you upload the rainfall data in the site ?

Rainfall Data for India
(not verified) posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

Hello,

I wrote to you regarding the data, can you help me in finding the rainfall data of India?

Thank you!

Rural realities amid second COVID surge in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
Rural areas emerge as sites of mass COVID outbreaks Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 6 days ago

COVID-19 has been spreading fast in rural areas while issues related to its management and the government’s response to the pandemic remain.

COVID-19 has had an adverse impact on the livelihood of people doing small jobs due to lockdown. (Image: Gospel for Asia; Wikimedia Commons)