Kozhikode District

  • Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM) is organizing the Indian National Groundwater Conference (INGWC-2020) to discuss 'Groundwater Resources Management for Sustainable Development with the Special Emphasis on Coastal and Urban Environment’ at CWRDM, Koz...
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  • Open wells are one of the most important sources of drinking water, especially in Kerala’s coastal belt. Sadly, recent studies show that as much as 70% of these have been declared unfit due to faecal contamination. Groundwater quality in Kodiyathur village, Kerala The paper titled 'Sanitation ma...
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  • Dear IWP I was unable to get the rainfall data of Kozhikode district from 2011 to 2014 from your site. Regards Jisha
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  • Hi,I have a borewell about 250 ft. I want to block the bottom of the borewell, because there is 30 ft of bad water and rest of water are good...I need valuable advice, please help me....
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  • Get more information on the opportunity Know more about CWRDM.Download the opportunity information document from below.
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  • Fly ash laden water from power plant contaminates water in MP villageThe water spilled into the village when mud wall of the fly ash dyke of Essar's Mahan thermal power plant in Singrauli district collapsed. In an earlier instance, the state pollution control board asked the plant to shut down when ...
    ravleenposted 5 years 6 months agoread more
  • Thermal power plants India's biggest water guzzling industryMost of the older generation thermal plants in India use open loop–wet cooling systems which accounts for 40-80 times more water use than the world average. These plants constitute 88% of the total industrial water demand in the countryIn...
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  • Maharashtra reels under hail stormsFarmers of Marathwada, Vidarbha, Northern Maharashtra and parts of Western Maharashtra are facing the impacts of unprecedented hail storms and unseasonal rainfall. Nearly, 12 lakh hectares of crops have been destroyed due to the disaster, along with spread of ...
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  •  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 5 years 7 months agoread more
  • Uninformed construction on the Indian side floods NepalConstruction of embankments and dykes along Kaliganga river in Uttarakhand results in floods in Nepal's Dharchula district downstream.Slow economy reduced water uptake by Pune industriesOf the 31.19 million litres per day ear...
    ravleenposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Rayalaseema gets tense over waterPoor allocation and diversion of water for upstream areas has created tension between districts in this Andhra Pradesh region.CBI registers five FIRs in Delhi Jal Board scam caseConducts raids in Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad and files five FIRs in relation to costly pr...
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  • Money deals mar climate talks in WarsawThe two week annual conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Poland's capital Warsaw ended on a note of dispute between the developed and the developing countries. An agreement on 'loss and damage' to compensate and insure deve...
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  • Locals oppose power projects on Siang riverExpecting a large-scale submergence of their cultivable land, indigenous people demand immediate cancellation of the three mega power projects proposed on Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh.Install toilets at home to contest local body elections, announces Bi...
    swatiposted 5 years 11 months agoread more
  • Tata Chemicals awarded for using water efficientlyThe Mithapur plant in Gujarat wins FICCI award for revamping the entire technology to recycle and reuse water and removing the dependence on groundwater.Govt looks for broader application of innovative turbineGovernment appoints committee t...
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  • Rains hit 3200 villages in AndhraHeavy rains and floods in the state took 29 human and 555 cattle lives. Destroys 6,597 houses and crops in 5.64 lakh hectares.Montreal Protocol meeting leaves no big impactThe meeting ends with nations agreeing to study hydrofluorocarbons further, but ...
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  • Hydro projects on Subansiri to affect downstream stretch The cumulative impact report by CWC on hydel projects on Subansiri river basin in Arunachal Pradesh raises possibility of reduced water level in downstream areas.Development funds include climate grantsGrants given by the developed nation...
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  • No phasing out of hydrofluorocarbons for IndiaIndia disagrees to draft the proposal of phasing out hydrofluorocarbons unless it has a cost-effective and environmental friendly alternative.Water meter to get handy in DelhiDelhi Jal Board to launch a hand-held device to allow on th...
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  • OrganisersCentre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM)VenueKozikhode, KeralaAbout the symposiumThis International symposium aims to provide a forum for the dissemination and exchange of information on the diverse aspects of the IWRM among different disciplines.Submission of abstract...
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  • Dear Sir,Last summer I dug a new borewell which is yielding good amount of water. Recently we have noticed a change in the colour of water which has turned blackish. The mud in this area is slight whitish as we seen in the farms hence we are not sure if its because of silt.My questions are:- Is this...
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  • Hello,We are  going to start a mineral water plant in Kerala. We need some help from experts. We are going to setup our plant near a river. We want to know the legal formalities that need to be observed for starting this plant, the raw material required and any other information that may be use...
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Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM) is organizing the Indian National Groundwater Conference (INGWC-2020) to discuss 'Groundwater Resources Management for Sustainable Development with the Special Emphasis on Coastal and Urban Environment’ at CWRDM, Kozhikode, Kerala, India dur

February 18, 2020 12:00PM - February 20, 2020 12:00PM
February 17, 2020 12:00PM

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A study conducted in a village in Kozhikode district of Kerala highlights the need for standards while locating wells to prevent groundwater contamination.

Open wells are one of the most important sources of drinking water, especially in Kerala’s coastal belt. Sadly, recent studies show that as much as 70% of these have been declared unfit due to faecal contamination.

Groundwater quality in Kodiyathur village, Kerala

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Dear IWP

I was unable to get the rainfall data of Kozhikode district from 2011 to 2014 from your site.

Regards

Jisha

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Hi,

I have a borewell about 250 ft. I want to block the bottom of the borewell, because there is 30 ft of bad water and rest of water are good...

I need valuable advice, please help me....

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Get more information on the opportunity 

Know more about CWRDM.

Download the opportunity information document from below.

May 20, 2014 12:00AM

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Fly ash laden water from power plant contaminates water in MP village

The water spilled into the village when mud wall of the fly ash dyke of Essar's Mahan thermal power plant in Singrauli district collapsed. In an earlier instance, the state pollution control board asked the plant to shut down when fly ash from the plant was found flowing in a nearby stream

Thermal power plants India's biggest water guzzling industry

Most of the older generation thermal plants in India use open loop–wet cooling systems which accounts for 40-80 times more water use than the world average. These plants constitute 88% of the total industrial water demand in the country

News this month: Maharashtra faces the impact of climate change; Developing El Nino raises fear of a weak Indian monsoon; India's water crisis to worsen in the coming years, says UN.

Maharashtra reels under hail storms

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 7 Goa hotels sealed

The 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 Board

Assam objects to hydel project in upstream Arunachal

Uninformed construction on the Indian side floods Nepal

Construction of embankments and dykes along Kaliganga river in Uttarakhand results in floods in Nepal's Dharchula district downstream.

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