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  • Prime Minister Modi pitches for a collective effort to overcome water crisis in the country Taking note of the looming water crisis in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made three requests to the nation during his Mann Ki Baat radio address this past Sunday. He urged all Indians to crea...
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  • Deltas sinking, thanks to damsMajor Indian deltas like the Ganga-Brahmaputra and the Krishna-Godavari are sinking because of proliferation of large dams that starve deltas of sediment, groundwater mining that causes land compaction and artificial embankments that affect river coursesPolitical partie...
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  • Piped water only for 40% of the middle classOnly 15% of the middle class, households with an annual income above Rs. 88,800, get about three hours of water supply says the latest data from National Council for Applied Economic ResearchLow rainfall in Western Ghats means less water for citiesRainfall...
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  • 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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  • 24*7 water relief for BelgaumThe 24*7 water supply by the Karnataka Urban Water and Sanitation Improvement Programme in collaboration with a private company to about 10% the population in the city has been able to curb water-borne diseases due to high pressure in pipelinesArsenicosis widespread but ...
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  • Dams sold but tribal issues remain unaddressedJaypee group is yet to pay a due of Rs 82 crore under local area development fund against Kinnaur's Karcham Wangtoo dam. Other dues under pollution norms, damage due to tunneling and forest rights also remain pendingTelangana chief promises drought free ...
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  • 285 people die due to drinking water contamination in KarnatakaData by the Central Health Ministry between 2010 and 2013 shows five major water-borne diseases were responsible. Maximum number of deaths, 113, in the year 2012Delhi Chief Minister to look into Rs 10,000 crore Delhi Jal Board scamP...
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  • HC directs shutting operations in Mundra Port and SEZThe Gujarat High Court has directed 12 industrial units in the Mundra Port and SEZ in Kutch district to stop operations unless the industrial complex gets environmental clearance.Tribal Ministry dilutes laws to clear Thoubal multi-purpose projectA...
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  • Hello,In Mangalore at my farm, I have a borewell, 450 ft deep,which is 8 years old (water struck at 350ft) with uninterrupted flow 24x7 through out these years with one HP single phase pump operating at a depth of 100 ft, pumping water @1.5 inches to a water tank 100 ft above the ground. I also ...
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  • Hello, Our borewell is 380 feet deep. We have purchased a 5HP pump with a head of 75 meter and discharge of 210 lpm. Please suggest if this is sufficient?
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  • Indian Ocean's "hope spots"The Andaman and Nicobar and the Lakshadweep islands have been designated as 'Hope Spots' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). As per the IUCN definition, a hope spot is a part of the ocean that needs protection because of its wildlife and significa...
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  • IUCN names Andaman, Lakshwadeep as 'hope spots'Owing to the unique species of birds and plants present in Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshwadeep Islands, the two islands have been declared as hope spots by IUCN.Rich nations' poor commitmentDeveloped countries set very low targets fo...
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  • Govt suggests steps for sustainable development of green projectsTo minimise the environmental impacts of renewable energy projects, Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy recommends dividing the country into three zones of go-green, go slow and no-go regions for wind and solar project...
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  • Food security bill- on the verge of becoming a lawAfter Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha also passes National Food Security Bill, 2013. Only President's approval left to convert the bill into a law.Flood takes 160 lives in BiharGanga river wreaks havoc, affecting 5.4 million people and 20 districts in th...
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  • Residents of 10 villages in Mangalore taluk in Karnataka implement schemes related to water conservation, sustainable agriculture and alternative energy with support of Disha Trust.
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  • A farmer in Mangalore recharges groundwater through rainwater harvesting and grows paddy.
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  • Yenepoya Medical and Dental College, some 15 kilometres away from Mangalore city near Delarekatte, is located in a developing neighbourhood; three other medical colleges, many schools and the Mangalore University are all situated in the same area. A software park is also expected to come up shortly....
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  • Hello,We have a borewell in our farm which was dug 6 years ago at a depth of 335 ft, we got 1.5 inch water, the borewell is however 450 ft deep. We have a1hp pump at a depth of 100 ft. The borewell is continously run with this pump for 1.5 inch water pipe for last 6 years. I am now looking for ...
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  • Report of the panel on dam in Karnataka against Western Ghat committee's recommendation of a big no to the project
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  • A visit to Oddoor farms near Mangalore, Karnataka, provides an inspiring example of the efforts made by Rajesh Naik ji to transform 120 acres of barren land into a lush green farm through his persistent efforts of creating a two acre and fifty feet deep lake, which has not only transformed the surro...
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Prime Minister Modi pitches for a collective effort to overcome water crisis in the country

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Deltas sinking, thanks to dams

Major Indian deltas like the Ganga-Brahmaputra and the Krishna-Godavari are sinking because of proliferation of large dams that starve deltas of sediment, groundwater mining that causes land compaction and artificial embankments that affect river courses

Piped water only for 40% of the middle class

Only 15% of the middle class, households with an annual income above Rs. 88,800, get about three hours of water supply says the latest data from National Council for Applied Economic Research

Low rainfall in Western Ghats means less water for cities

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

24*7 water relief for Belgaum

The 24*7 water supply by the Karnataka Urban Water and Sanitation Improvement Programme in collaboration with a private company to about 10% the population in the city has been able to curb water-borne diseases due to high pressure in pipelines

Arsenicosis widespread but no water tests kits

Dams sold but tribal issues remain unaddressed

Jaypee group is yet to pay a due of Rs 82 crore under local area development fund against Kinnaur's Karcham Wangtoo dam. Other dues under pollution norms, damage due to tunneling and forest rights also remain pending

Telangana chief promises drought free Mehboobnagar

285 people die due to drinking water contamination in Karnataka

Data by the Central Health Ministry between 2010 and 2013 shows five major water-borne diseases were responsible. Maximum number of deaths, 113, in the year 2012

Delhi Chief Minister to look into Rs 10,000 crore Delhi Jal Board scam

HC directs shutting operations in Mundra Port and SEZ

The Gujarat High Court has directed 12 industrial units in the Mundra Port and SEZ in Kutch district to stop operations unless the industrial complex gets environmental clearance.

Tribal Ministry dilutes laws to clear Thoubal multi-purpose project

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Our borewell is 380 feet deep. We have purchased a 5HP pump with a head of 75 meter and discharge of 210 lpm. Please suggest if this is sufficient?

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