Research Papers

"Irrigation infrastructure - A view from below"
"Irrigation Infrastructure - A View from below" is a new research study by Chitra Krishnan funded by the "Knowledge in Civil Society" initiative. Posted on 27 Dec, 2008 03:52 AM

irri_inf.jpg "Irrigation Infrastructure - A View from below" is a new research study by Chitra Krishnan funded by the "Knowledge in Civil Society" initiative.

Half full, half empty: The Bundelkhand water crisis
Half full, half empty: The Bundelkhand water crisis Posted on 31 Oct, 2008 10:49 AM

Water and Sanitation Perspective series from Water Aid India, disseminates issues and experiences in India's water and sanitation sector. It is an outcome of WaterAid India's programme and policy work. It analyses the root causes for such a scarcity of water during the five year drought in Bundelkhand.

Quick and easy: SODIS and Nimbu Pani for potable water
A comprehensive paper on solar disinfection for drinking purposes Posted on 26 Sep, 2008 05:57 AM

Here is a slightly long and complex paper but the sum and substance of it seems to be that Solar Disinfection (SODIS) combined with Nimbu pani is excellent to reduce e-coli count and inactivate it substantially. Nimbu paani also serves as an indicator that the water has been SODISED.

Groundwater recharge from parking lots by Prof. Prithvi Singh Kandhal
The document is about using porous asphalt in parking lots for harvesting rainwater Posted on 12 Sep, 2007 01:21 AM

Attached is an interesting document from Prof. Prithvi Kandhal about using porous asphalt in parking lots so that rainwater seeps through it and recharges groundwater.

Dr. Kandhal has published many papers and has significant credentials in his areas of expertise. He resides in Jaipur after 35 years of working in the US.

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