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This report by Water and Sanitation Program states that while tariff reforms in urban service delivery are still in progress, service providers could improve cost recovery considerably by introducing more efficient operational practices.

The report draws on the report by Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) study from 2008 which made a comparative analysis of 23 urban local bodies (ULBs)—looking at seven cities in detail and another 16 based on secondary data to understand the factors affecting cost recovery.

The report elaborates on specific issues under the following sections:

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A breathtaking photo essay to show different shades of Indian rivers by Ayan Ghosh

The Lohit, Arunachal Pradesh

Rivers criss cross across the country in various hues and shades, weaving a vibrant ,vivid tapestry. They ferry lives and homes, providing livelihood to millions of Indians. Revered and worshipped since time immemorial, they are a breathing, living entity in themselves!

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This paper in International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, tries to assess the impacts of climate change on water resources of the river basins of India, which are of great significance for domestic, industrial agricultural and hydropower scenario of the country.

The paper in its introduction states that the shortage for fresh water is becoming a limiting factor for the socio-economic development of many countries. Further the competing demand for water for domestic and industrial purposes also adds pressure to the resource.

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Hello,

I understand that your organization works in different areas of social development sector and hence I am keen to put myself forward for any suitable vacancies that you may have within your knowledge.

I  have an education background in Science at graduation level and Journalism and Public Relations at post-graduation. I have 15 years worth of experience in various areas such as, Public Relations, Advocacy, Networking, Press and Media Relations and Project Coordination at local, National and International levels.

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Thank you for helping us advertise the Urban Water and Sanitation Management course.

Would like inform you for the change in schedule from February 19, 2013 to February 28, 2013.

In this regard kindly revise the copy you posted in your website/portal.

 

Sincerely,
Liza Ayalde
Program Coordinator
Center for Development Management
Asian Institute of Management

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Groundwater is our main source of water for domestic, agriculture and industrial use today and through base flows, it also maintains the flow in many of our rivers

It is therefore crucial that we look after this resource and ensure that it is managed properly.Over reliance on groundwater for both domestic and commercial purposes has led to over-exploitation and contamination of groundwater. In order to make groundwater sustainable, there is a need to understand the aquifer characteristics as well as its overall geological setting. This understanding will help in:

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How can I use a water with 4000 PPM hardness for my fields.

Would like to know if there any softening methods like magnetic treatment or any chemical based water softener which really works?

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What are wetlands? How do they contribute to the ecological well being of a city? Do they need to be conserved? And if yes, what are the issues and problems involved? This 3 day course by INTACH aimed at clarifying these basic questions, citing a few case studies and cinching it with an informative site visit.

Day 1: Introduction to wetlands, their functions, values & importance

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An innovative and fun way to learn more on saving rainwater


Lets catch the rain

 

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How is trash produced, processed and consumed? What can an individual do to understand and be a part of a waste conscious society? Garbology 101, an educational toolkit uses fun tools to inspire children!

How is trash produced, processed and consumed? What can an individual do to understand and be a part of a waste conscious society? Garbology 101, an educational toolkit uses fun tools to inspire children!

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