Pumps and Motors
Invitation of sealed tenders for 'Execution of solar power based mini Drinking Water Supply project', State Government, Odishaposted 7 years 9 months ago
For details on the tender call notice, please click here.
For further information on the Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency, click here.
The notice is attached below for your consideration.
Invite to an innovation challenge on water irrigation ' A Watershed Moment in India', Greenpeace India, September 3 - November 15, 2013posted 7 years 10 months ago
Call for Abstracts for conference 'Young Ecologists Talk and Interact (YETI-2013)', Nagaland University, Zunheboto, Nagaland, December 17-19, 2013posted 7 years 10 months ago
For more information on the conference, please click here.
Details on the YETI-2013, may also be viewed here.
You may download the poster for YETI 2013, from below.
Gharats are water-powered grinding mills found in Himalayan villages. Though these are owned and managed by individuals, they are considered to be the common property of the entire village.
Indian farmers depend on groundwater for irrigation but often, there is a shortage of electricity that is required to pump out this water. While diesel pumps are an option, they are costly to run. A better alternative is to tap into freely available solar power. However, this technology is quite expensive at present and effective subsidies and incentives drive its usage.
Dug wells- A potentially safe source of drinking water for the arsenic and iron contaminated region of Bihar - A paper by Megh Pyne Abhiyan (MPA)posted 8 years 11 months ago
This paper published by Megh Pyne Abhiyan argues that dug wells slowly started losing their significance following the invention and large scale marketing of hand pumps,.
Content courtesy: Odisha Water Forum
The Odisha Groundwater (Regulation, Development and Management) Bill, 2011 has been placed before the Odisha Legislative Assembly in this session. Odisha Water Forum has gone through the contents of this bill. While Odisha Water Forum appreciates the initiative of the Government of Odisha to regulate development and management of groundwater, it is concerned about the fact that this bill does not address the fundamental concerns regarding groundwater management.
Groundwater, self-supply and poor urban dwellers - A review with case studies of Bangalore and Lusaka by IIEDposted 9 years 11 months ago
It investigates the difficulties they face and emphasizes the need for better integration of groundwater in the planning and management of urban water resources.
The global groundwater crisis centers on withdrawals notably exceeding short term renewable storage. The current global groundwater crisis reflects the fact that over the past century, groundwater withdrawal has grown to exceed natural renewable groundwater storage. The single most important cause is the deep well turbine pump. Groundwater depletion is very high in both the United States and India.