User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Harvesting
Last updated: Aug 22 2017 11:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Three stories prove Bengaluru’s water woes can be solved 22.8.2017 Citizen Matters
Three communities in Bengaluru are proving that sustainable water management in urban India is possible. They have eliminated borewells and tankers from the equation! ...
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‘Take steps to stop check dam works across River Bhavani’ 22.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam on Monday submitted a petition at the weekly grievances redress meeting at the District Collectorate urging the State Government to stop construction of check dams across...
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Permanant check dams needed: farmers 21.8.2017 Hindu: States
With the temporary check dams constructed using mud in Thammampatti having suffered damages in the recent rain, the farmers have urged the government to take steps for the construction of permanent ch...
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Few takers for rainwater, groundwater in free fall 21.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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First-of-its-kind Habba at Sankey Tank 20.8.2017 Hindu: Home
It was a festive mood at Sankey Tank on Sunday (August 20) where hundreds of people gathered to participate in Namma Bengaluru Habba 2017, organised by the Tourism Department. The festival was a one-o...
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Project Replenish: water tips from a gated community 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
There recent spells of rain underline the importance of having rainwater harvesting systems in place much before the North-East Monsoon sets in. There may be something to be learnt from the water-management strategy of a residents’ association in South Chennai
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How a city can tackle floods 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Cleaning lakes and drains, adopting rainwater harvesting, adhering to building bylaws are a must. By S. Vishwanath
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Submit report on rain water harvesting in govt buildings: NGT to Delhi govt 17.8.2017 News
NGT asked Delhi govt to ensure that no project is approved without rain water harvesting systems
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Secy praises Mohali village water system 17.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Tableaux draw good response 15.8.2017 Hindu: News
Those of Forest, Water, and Education departments win prize
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State pinning hopes on northeast monsoon 14.8.2017 Hindu: Kerala
State registers 27% rainfall deficit during the period from June 1 to August 9, maximum deficit in Wayanad district
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Water distribution: KWA to divide city into various zones 13.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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It's time to act: CM Pinarayi Vijayan on weak monsoon 13.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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On water, a note of caution 12.8.2017 Hindu: Home
CM says proactive steps such as diverting rainwater to wells are needed
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HC seeks report on pollution in two villages 11.8.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
An NGO has complained of illegal quarrying nearby
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The city’s future 11.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Should we opt for large-scale inter-basin transfer of water or simpler solutions such as RWH? By S. Vishwanath
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‘Mylapore will be free of Tasmac outlets’ 11.8.2017 Hindu: Home
MLA R. Nataraj says three outlets were closed in recent months
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Water crisis: Govt to set up task forces 10.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Depletion of Groundwater Resources 10.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 10: The National Water Policy (2012) formulated by Ministry of Water Resources, RD and GR, inter-alia, advocates conservation, promotion and protection of water and highlights the need for augmenting the availability of water through rain water harvesting, direct use of rainfall and other management measures. The National Water Policy (2012) has been forwarded to all State/UTs and concerned Central Government Ministries/ Departments for adoption.
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Water-smart practices needed to boost agriculture: WBCSD 9.8.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
A kilo of rice that you consume today has often devoured at least 3,000 litres of water in the process of its growth from seed to a harvested crop. Staggering as that number is, it is how rice farming...
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