Hourly rainfall data for Chiplun city located in Ratnagiri district
(not verified) posted 8 months 2 weeks ago

Respected Sir/Madam.

I am in a need of data of hourly rainfall data for Chiplun city, which is in Ratnagiri District State of Maharashtra.

Neglect and lack of monitoring behind country's water scarcity: CWC
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 6 months ago

India not a water defict country. Neglect and lack of monitoring behind country's water scarcity: CWC

Queuing up for water (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
It's cyclone Hudhud's turn to cause damage!
News this week (not verified) posted 7 years 3 months ago

Hudhud lands in Vizag at 195 kmph

Tropical cyclone of 2013 (Source: NASA WorldView)
Film: Konkanchi Mega Vaat (Mega 'Vaat' in the Konkan)
The proposed power projects in the Konkan region of Maharashtra have gravely affected people's livelihoods and their drinking water. Why aren't these plants being shut down? rekhaiwp posted 8 years 5 months ago

24 power projects are being proposed in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, which has the second highest biodiversity in India. The 9900 megawatt (MW) nuclear power project at Jaitapur is also included in this list of projects. If sanctioned, it could be the largest nuclear power generating plant in the world.

Alphonso mango trees in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
Workshop on construction of storage tanks as part of Rain Water Management, Jalvardhini Pratishthan, 4th – 5th June, 2011, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
content-team posted 10 years 7 months ago

Jalvardhini PratishthanOrganizer: Jalvardhini Pratishthan

Venue: Shri Chandrashekhar Khare's house, Palgad, Taluka Dapoli, Dist. Ratnagiri, Maharashtra

Description:

Jalvardhini Pratishthan is holding workshop on construction of various Ferro cement tanks & coconut coir cement tanks, as part of rain water Management.

Golap river restoration project in Ratnagiri executed by Gogate Joglekar College, Ratnagiri and Shree Charitable Trust, Mumbai
As part of an NSS Camp restoration work of the Golap River in Ratnagiri, was executed between 26th December, 2010 to 2nd January, 2011. Dilip Dattatraya Paranjpe posted 10 years 9 months ago

The total length of the river is about 8 to 10 kms, of which a 2.5 km stretch was cleaned.

Golap river restoration project in Ratnagiri executed by Gogate Joglekar College, Ratnagiri and Shree Charitable Trust, Mumbai

Water management systems in the coastal area of Ratnagiri, with special reference to water tanks near temples - Paper presented at the National Seminar on Water and Culture (2007)
A study of the relation between water systems and temples to understand ancient knowledge rajshekar posted 10 years 11 months ago

This paper discusses the water management systems found in temples in coastal Konkan, based on a study of 5 temples in the district of Ratnagiri. The study area is a rocky and rugged country, with elevated plateau and intersecting creeks.

A temple tank in Devanahalli, Karnataka. Picture for representation only.
Applicability of traditional wisdom in water management in Konkan region of Maharashtra - Paper presented at the National Seminar on Water and Culture (2007)
This paper describes some traditional water management techniques of the Konkan region of Maharashtra, with the hope that an effort will be made to revive them to ensure water supply for rural areas. rajshekar posted 10 years 11 months ago

The state government's investments in supplying potable water under the Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran (MJP) scheme which envisaged a no tanker supply' end to the scheme is critiqued. The authors note that the project mainly concentrated on asset creation, neglecting operation and maintenance resulting in limited improvement in villages, with respect to water supply.

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