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Fisher folk of the East Kolkata Wetlands use sewage from the city’s lakes to rear fish. Watch an interview of the person who popularized this system that the locals invented years ago.

They take your pain and give you what you need. They will absorb the excess showers that our cities can’t handle and replenish water underground when our taps run dry. Often underestimated, these shallow water bodies are also home to countless life forms and serve as winter destinations for distant migratory birds. Blame me for being philosophical but I equate wetlands to mothers.

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Water scarcity- urban India's biggest worry

22 out of 32 major cities in the country face acute shortage of water supply everday. Jamshedpur tops the list of water deficient cities while Nagpur is foremost in surplus supply.

Weak economy affects renewable energy targets

News this week: 200-crore penalty on Mundra port, Parliament passes Land Acquisition Bill and dengue spreads in Mumbai.

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200-crore penalty for Adani's Mundra port

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For more information on this interesting conference, please click here.

September 13, 2013 9:00AM - September 14, 2013 6:00PM
September 13, 2013 9:00AM

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For more information on the conference, please click here.

To register for the same, please fill up the registration form attached below.

For more details please see attachments of the 'Brochure' and write up on 'Partnership package benefits'  below. 

November 22, 2013 9:00AM - November 23, 2013 6:00PM
November 15, 2013 6:00PM

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For more information on the organisation, Livolink Foundation, please click here.

To view details on the vacancy, please see attachment below.

 

September 15, 2013 12:00AM

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For more information on the details on Central Soil & Water Conservation Research & Training Institute, please click here.

For details of the training programme please view the attachment below.

October 8, 2013 10:30AM - February 7, 2014 6:00PM
September 10, 2013 6:00PM

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For more information on this event, please click here.

For further details, please see the brochure for 'The Green Bazaar' and the press release attached below.

September 7, 2013 10:00AM - September 8, 2013 7:00PM
September 7, 2013 9:45AM

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News this week - Lok Sabha passes the Food Security Bill, floods engulf Gujarat and India bans shark finning.

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Food security bill passed

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Averaging out demand per person isn't good enough to determine supply. Other variables such as growth of a city, difference in groundwater conditions by area and sewerage are equally important.

Water consumption varies based on many factors – how much water is available, where one lives, one’s personal habits, the weather, the seasons and so on and so forth. Each of these contributes to varying usage patterns. A simplistic method of averaging out consumption and calculating the demand based on it is an overoptimistic and narrow approach to planning a city's water supply. However, till date, this remains one of the cornerstones of urban planning in India.

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