Thoothukudi District

Pandemic impacts on women – Stories of survival
Women experience the effects of the COVID-19 crisis in different, often more negative ways. How are they coping? Posted on 30 Sep, 2020 09:52 AM

The pandemic has wrought havoc on the entire world. Pessimism, suffering, unemployment, hunger and poverty resound in all corners. To survive is a physical, mental and financial battle. And every family and individual has an anecdote to narrate that speaks volumes about their combat strategy, losses and victories.

Gender dimensions of the pandemic (Image: Gby Atee)
TN to pay fine for failing to restore Chennai's waterways
Policy matters this week Posted on 19 Feb, 2019 05:54 PM

NGT slaps a fine of Rs 100 crore on TN government for failing to restore Chennai's waterways

The Cooum as it flows through Chennai (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Industries to pay for groundwater extraction from June
Policy matters this week Posted on 19 Dec, 2018 12:07 PM

Industries to pay water conservation fee for extraction of groundwater 

Groundwater to be payable from June. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Mekedatu project: CWC okays, TN objects
Policy matters this week Posted on 04 Dec, 2018 03:09 PM

CWC allows preparation of DPR while TN objects to the Mekedatu project on the Cauvery river

Cauvery river at Hogenakal, Karnataka (Source: IWP Flickr Photos via Claire Arni and Oriole Henri)
40% of Delhi houses not connected with sewerage network: Census
News this week: 40% people in Delhi live in houses without sewerage, cyclone Leher passes off peacefully and farmers affected by erosion in Tripura sell land. Posted on 01 Dec, 2013 08:10 PM

40% people in the National capital live in houses not connected to sewerage network

No sewerage but a dirty river Source: The Hindu
Government bans project clearance in eight critically polluted industrial areas
Policy matters this week - No more project clearance in critically polluted areas, Tamil Nadu government launches 'Amma' mineral water and Guwahati to get 24*7 water supply. Posted on 22 Sep, 2013 06:03 PM

No environment clearance in eight critically polluted areas

Effluent pollutes water Source: Wikipedia
Water Conservation in industry - A case study from Sterlite Industries Limited - Tuticorin and Silvassa
This presentation describes the work of Sterlite Industries (Vedanta group), in conserving water in its industrial processes at its Tuticorin and Silvassa plants. Posted on 17 Nov, 2009 05:15 PM

The various initiatives taken up include modification in cooling water arrangement, condensate recovery for filter back washing, reuse of collected condensate water generated by anode casting, rainwater harvesting, conversion of gland packing pumps into mechanical seal, provision of electrolytic cell covers in refinery, control valve provision in storage tank steam

IUWM and participatory development:Community participation has a significant impact on the sustainability of the 3E's
A case study of Thangammalpuram village in coastal Tamil Nadu in resource management and community development.
Posted on 01 Nov, 2009 02:23 PM

Depending upon how you see it, in the geographical expanse of India a train journey could be anything that one would wish it to be ...

Water conservation efforts (2007) of Sterlite Industries India Ltd, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu
The company has a dedicated water manager with full fledged water management team, thus bringing a centrality to its efforts. Posted on 30 Jul, 2009 01:20 PM

This presentation deals with the water conservation efforts of Sterlite Industries India Ltd in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. Apart from certain measures for reuse of process water, conversion to air cooling systems from water cooling ones and so on, what is interesting here is more the management structure for water conservation.