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This paper examines the methods and policies used before independence to tackle the problem of interstate river water disputes

This paper published in the journal Civil and Environmental Research examines the methods and policies used before independence to tackle the problem of interstate river water dispute. The paper highlights a need for quick movement to arbitration or adjudication in case of a conflict.

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This report sheds light on the gradual urban transition that India is going to go through and presents an analysis of the transition

This report published by the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS)  sheds light on the gradual urban transition that India is going to go through and presents an analysis of the transition by collating evidence from different sources, which can help in developing an understanding of the extent and the dynamics of this transition.

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This paper discusses the findings of a study that looked at accumulated toxic heavy metals in the sediments of Mithi river of Mumbai and their implications for health and environment

This paper published in the journal Advances in Analytical Chemistry discusses the findings of a study that aimed at quantification of accumulated toxic heavy metals in the sediments of Mithi river of Mumbai.The study was conducted at three different sampling locations along the flow of Mithi River for two years from 2009 to 2012. The different heavy metals studied were Al, As, Cd, Cr, Hg, Ni, Pb, Sr and Mn respectively.

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While about 70% of Indian electricity is carbon-based, a quarter of the nation’s consumption goes into extraction of groundwater for irrigation

This working paper published in Agence Française de Développement (AFD) informs that while about 70% of Indian electricity is carbon-based, a quarter of the nation’s consumption goes into agriculture, to extract groundwater for irrigation. Improving the energy efficiency of Indian agriculture is thus a critical issue for the world at large, from both a climate change and energy security perspective.

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This report identifies the key elements of a State-wide program for improving water supply and sanitation services and accountability

This report by the World Bank identifies the key elements of a State-wide program for improving water supply and sanitation services and accountability on the basis of policies and institutions, infrastructure and financing and capacity building for professional services.

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Himalayan rivers, especially the Ganga and its tributaries, are extensively used for bathing, especially ritual bathing on festival days

The present study published in Current Science deals with water quality assessment of rivers in Uttarakhand using biomonitoring assessment. 60 stretches of 19 rivers have been examined.

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Daily rainfall data of muttil in Waynad from 1984 to 2011 has been computed at local level.

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This study report suggests that inadequate sanitation causes India considerable economic losses, equivalent to 6.4 per cent of India's GDP in 2006 at Rs. 2.4 Trillion. It quantifies the economic loss in health, tourism, access time and water due to inadequate sanitation. It also represents the effect of the same on rise of death due to water bone diseases. The data is presented in form of graphs and charts.

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This document includes the performance of each state in rural water supply and sanitation during eleventh five year plan. It includes data on coverage, uses, status in the villages. It also provides data on proposed investment in the sector in twelfth five year plan. It also discusses the various programmes implemented and their outcomes in the 11th plan.

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A paper modelling the saline water intrusion in the Bardez taluk of Goa. The paper has many maps and data for this geographical area. These include topographic contours, soil, landuse, rainfall, geology, location of observation wells etc. It has data on rainfall of Panaji, location and water levels in observatory wells. It also has water quality data of groundwater for the study area.

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