40 percent of rural households in India lack access to drinking water
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years ago

NSS finds only 58.2 percent of rural households have drinking water facilities within premises

Women in Bametara district of Chattisgarh line up to collect water. Photo credit: Makarand Purohit for India Water Portal
Swachh Bharat Mission: 80% behind target
News this week Swati Bansal posted 6 years 10 months ago

Swachh Bharat seems a distant dream

Ecosan toilet built in a village
A road less travelled: The Waghad project
A group of farmers in Maharashtra overcame challenges posed by a community-based irrigation system, to manage their water and their livelihoods. How did they do it? sabitakaushal posted 7 years 2 months ago

Waghad Dam in Nashik, Maharashtra, constructed in 1984-85, irrigated less than 1% of its total irrigable command area, while farmers in the tail area did not receive any water. Bapu Upadhye of Samaj Parivartan Kendra organised the local farmers, mobilized them to come together and fight for their water quota.

Waghad Project:Community managed irrigation system
Abolish manual scavenging: SC
Policy matters this month: SC directs all states to abolish manual scavenging; MoEF reduces ESA in its new draft notification on Western Ghats; Maharashtra all set to clean its rivers. Swati Bansal posted 7 years 8 months ago

Abolish manual scavenging: SC

A manual scavenger in Chennai (Namathu Blogspot)
Coca Cola plant in UP lowers groundwater level
Policy matters this week: Coca Cola plant in Mehdiganj lowers groundwater level, Haryana plans water misuse bill and Punjab makes water recycling compulsory for water consuming industries. ravleen posted 7 years 11 months ago

Coca Cola plant in Mehdiganj lowers groundwater level

Mehdiganj protest (Source: AID Kolkata Newsletter)
Invitation for faculty recruitment, Maharashtra Environmental Engineering Training & Research Academy (MEETRA), Nashik
MEETRA, Nashik an autonomous body of Water Supply and Sanitation Department, Govt. of Maharashtra invites applications from eligible candidates sabitakaushal posted 8 years 4 months ago

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Maharashtra Environmental Engineering Training & Research Academy (MEETRA)

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Study of ancient water storage systems on forts in Nashik district of Maharashtra - Paper presented at the National Seminar on Water and Culture (2007)
Adapting ancient understanding of water collection, storage, supply and distribution in forts to present day urban needs. rajshekar posted 10 years 9 months ago

This paper studies the water supply, distribution, collection and storage in the forts around Nashik with the idea of testing the viability of implementing such systems in areas of similar topography. The history of forts in Maharashtra and the forts around Nashik and the water collection and distribution systems thereof are described.

Water conservation by industry - A case study of Mahindra and Mahindra Limited (Nashik)
A presentation that describes the work of Mahindra and Mahindra Limited, in conserving water in its industrial processes at its plant in Nashik, Maharashtra. reena posted 12 years ago

The various initiatives taken up include rainwater harvesting, installing effluent and sewage treatment plants, distributing water through over ground pipes, optimising the painting process, replacing inefficient pumps, installing the fire hydrant line above the ground and more.

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd in Nashik, Maharashtra, take measures to conserve water as a corporate initiative (2007)
Water conservation measures at Mahindra & Mahindra have taken the form of monitoring and reporting systems that are linked with performance management Rama Mani posted 12 years 6 months ago

This presentation provides the detials of the water conservation efforts undertaken by Mahindra and Mahindra, Nashik, Maharashtra.

Ecosan Services Foundation's training course in Nashik, Sep 3-15
iwp posted 14 years 4 months ago

Its being conducted by Ecosan Services Foundation at Nashik, Maharashtra. More details at their site, click on the image to go there.