Access to safe drinking water and diarrhoeal diseases in India
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.
Pudukottai gets crop insurance scheme to mitigate nature's fury
At Sultanpur, migratory birds visit an artificial lake
Study of water supply & sanitation practices in India using geographic information systems - Some design & other considerations in a village setting - IJMR research paperPosted 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
Article and Image Courtesy: Everything About Water
The December edition of Droplets e-newsletter published by the Everything About Water had the following highlights:
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.