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We drilled a borewell sometime in February 2009 and in Chikmagalur, Karnataka. The diameter is 6 inches, total depth is 462 feet, casing is done till 90 feet later we hit with a rock. We have installed a 1.5 HP submersible pump at 330 feet.

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Green Sanitation Foundation is an NGO in Kolkata that strives to improve hygiene and sanitation in India through the use of BioToilets.

Biotoilets are biological toilets, named so because they convert human waste into non toxic, non contaminating water compatible with environmental standards, through application of multi strain bacteria culture, using aerobic forms of bacteria.

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Hello,

I want to drill a borewell in Madyachi wadi, Pinguli road, Kudal. 

It will be very helpful if you could answer the below questions:

  • Need contact number of agencies who drill borewells.
  • What will be the rate payable per feet?

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Can the water used for cleaning puprose be directly used for groundwater recharge.

If there are any pre-treatment steps to be taken, what are they?

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Groundwater is our main source of water for domestic, agriculture and industrial use today and through base flows, it also maintains the flow in many of our rivers

It is therefore crucial that we look after this resource and ensure that it is managed properly.Over reliance on groundwater for both domestic and commercial purposes has led to over-exploitation and contamination of groundwater. In order to make groundwater sustainable, there is a need to understand the aquifer characteristics as well as its overall geological setting. This understanding will help in:

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While digging a borewell in Bangalore at around 900 feet a bit has broken, and the diggers tried to recover it using magnet but failed.

Would like to know if I can recover it by any other alternate way and further drilling.

Thanks

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This collection of district level maps by Environmental Information System Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu shows the details of fluoride, chloride, iron, nitrate and salinity present in groundwater in Tamil Nadu.

The Environmental Information System Centre, Department of Environment has prepared groundwater quality maps of Tamil Nadu. Water is considered to be hard when it contains high level of dissolved minerals. This may be of natural occurrence or due to human activities such as industrialisation leading to water pollution.

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Hello,

Borewell depth 350 feet deep and it went dry 6 months back in Bangalore. When we lifted the motor to check the water level we found water upto 90 feet high from the base.

Would like to know if it is okay to use this borewell on a daily basis and is the water sufficient to provide for 15 flats.

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I would like to know if there would be any problem if we dig a borewell within 3 feet of a building in Bangalore near Ramamurthy Nagar going upto about 900 ft.

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The TDS level of water from our borewell in Panvel, Navi Mumbai is >500 ppm and hardness is >1000 ppm.

The water from the borewell tastes salty and soap doesn't produce foam in this water. Please suggest treatment so that this water can be used for domestic and potable purpose.

Thanks

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