The many facets to the fluoride problem in Chikkaballapur, Karnataka
INREM Foundation and The Fluoride Network have worked in Chikkaballapur extensively, to battle the problem of fluoride contamination in groundwater. priyad posted 2 years 6 months ago

Chikkaballapur is a district in the state of Karnataka, just north of the capital Bengaluru. A peri-urban area that was once an agricultural centre for this region, today Chikkaballapur is facing a unique problem. 

A can of 20 litres of RO filtered water costs around Rs. 20 in Chikballapur. Image credit: Karthik Seshan
Station-wise, hourly rainfall data from IMD now available
See it to believe it! Swati Bansal posted 3 years 3 months ago

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IMD's rainfall data now available. (Photo: Pixabay)
Open water data for integrated water science
Datameet and Centre for Internet and Society have released a prototype web app that allows users to access daily rainfall data from Jan 1981 till Dec 2017 for a watershed of their interest. priyad posted 4 years ago

Understanding water in all its forms in every part of the water cycle is vital to ensuring its sustainable and equitable management. Whether there is a scarcity of water or an excess of it, knowing precisely the quantum of water, whether underground in aquifers, embedded in the soil as soil moisture or in numerous lakes, reservoirs and rivers is vital.

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The Open Water Data Paper
A paper by Datameet and CIS for information on openly available water data. We hope this will open up a conversation around these datasets and help improve the quality of debate around water data. (not verified) posted 4 years ago

The paper seeks to take one step forward in the direction of better water data, by highlighting currently available data relevant to water resources management, generated from remote sensing sources, government, citizens and other relevant global meteorological data.

Open Water Data in India
Call for Nominations: FICCI Water Awards 2016
FICCI Water Awards recognize excellence in water conservation and sustainable water management practices. Water Awards 2016 posted 5 years 3 months ago
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Training on Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Interventions
A three day training session being held on Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Interventions by Sambodhi Research and Communications Pvt. Ltd. at New Delhi Sambodhi posted 6 years 3 months ago

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At the completion of the training programme, the participants would be able to

Training Programme on Introduction to SWAT by IIT Madras
IIT Madras is organising a short-term training programme on 'Introduction to Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT)' using open source tools- QGIS and QSWAT nbalaji posted 6 years 4 months ago

The primary objective of this short term training program is to provide college teachers and professional engineers with a comprehensive understanding of GIS techniques relevant for studies related to water resources assessment.

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A peak at the future: Simulating Coonoor’s water situation
Using computer simulation, Keystone Foundation demonstrates the impact of domestic use, tourism, plantation and farming on the water situation in Coonoor in the Nilgiris. bala posted 8 years 1 month ago

The Nilgiris have undergone an incredible amount of change in the last 10 years. Coonoor, an area well endowed with natural resources, is the second largest tourist destination here. However, over the last year (2012-13), the town has been reeling under a water crisis [1].

Coonoor Land Use Map