Vellore District

Changing seasons and diarrhoeal diseases
This study in urban and rural areas of Vellore, Tamil Nadu found that seasonal fluctuations had an effect on water quality and diarrhoeal disease risk. Posted on 19 May, 2016 09:07 AM

Access to safe drinking water and diarrhoeal diseases in India

Water quality, seasonality and diarrhoeal diseases (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Community involvement key to successful water quality interventions
Faulty perceptions of water treatment and a false sense of protection from locally available water sources increased the risk of children to diarrhoeal diseases in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. Posted on 20 Sep, 2015 10:07 PM

Recent evidence shows that as high as 95% of diarrheal deaths among children under the age of 5 can be prevented by water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) related interventions that include handwashing, proper excreta disposal and most importantly improved water quality.

Water quality and health impacts (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
New crop insurance scheme for Pudukottai, TN
Policy matters this week: Crop scheme for Pudukottai gets govt. approval; Delhi govt. plans to revive defunct RWH system in schools; NGT orders vigil against illegal coastal sand mining. Posted on 10 Feb, 2014 07:06 PM

Pudukottai gets crop insurance scheme to mitigate nature's fury

Villagers planting paddy crops (Source: Wikipedia)
Migratory birds return to Sultanpur lake
News this week: migratory birds return to Sultanpur lake (Gurgaon district), groundwater level dips in Maharashtra and Kerala grows saline-resistant rice after 25 years. Posted on 09 Dec, 2013 07:00 AM

At Sultanpur, migratory birds visit an artificial lake

Sultanpur bird sanctuary Source: Wikipedia
Study of water supply & sanitation practices in India using geographic information systems - Some design & other considerations in a village setting - IJMR research paper
This paper describes the findings of a study conducted in Nelvoy village in Vellore district, Tamil Nadu, India. Posted on 06 Jun, 2011 05:01 PM

 The study attempted to understand the phenomenon of water contamination in the village by using GIS as a tool to locate and map water supply and sewage distribution systems in the village, in relation to human and animal dwellings, their wastes, sanitary practices and their connections with drinking water quality for a clearer understanding of the connections between these factors and possible

Droplets: e-Newsletter from Everything About Water - December 2010
The Highlights of the Droplets Newletter - Everything About Water Posted on 29 Dec, 2010 10:56 AM

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Droplets newsletter

The December edition of Droplets e-newsletter published by the Everything About Water had the following highlights:

Microfinance for water: How will it work?
An analysis on how micro finance could change the landscape of water based problems that the Indian towns and villages face, at the level of access and distribution. Posted on 04 Nov, 2009 09:09 PM

Lately there have been some conversations about water sector and microfinance, about bringing in microfinance to address water issues like access to clean drinking water, household water distribution and supply, associated problems of sanitation like underground drainage, and utilities.



Thirumalai Chemicals in Ranipet, Tamil Nadu, practices water management as a corporate initiative (2007)
Water management practices by Thirumalai Chemicals in Ranipet, Tamil Nadu Posted on 27 May, 2009 12:42 PM

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