User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Rainwater Harvesting
Last updated: Sep 23 2019 15:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Rs 3 lakh savings per year, and borewells that never dry: What a Bengaluru apartment gained from RWH 23.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
In water-starved Chikkabellandur, a small apartment community uses rainwater harvesting (RWH) to meet much of their needs. They use some of the rainwater directly, and the rest to recharge their borewells
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Will this year’s rains ease Bengaluru out of its water scarcity? 20.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Till July end, Karnataka faced severe rainfall deficit, and water levels in Cauvery reservoirs were plummeting. But in just two weeks, the situation has turned around completely. What does this mean for Bengaluru's water crisis?
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Jolted by water shortage, Chitlapakkam RWA takes up roadside rainwater harvesting 24.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A resident of Chitlapakkam talks about the efforts undertaken by their RWA to save water through the installation of roadside rainwater harvesting pits.
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Did your ward councillor win CfB’s Corporator No 1 Awards? 16.7.2019 Citizen Matters
This Sunday, citizens presented the 'Corporator No 1 Awards' to 51 BBMP councillors who had organised the most number of ward committee meetings. Read on to see if your corporator made it to the list
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Chennai Buzz: Rains bring relief from heat | One more desalination plant |Aavin’s green initiative…and more 1.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Rains make news in parched, sizzling Chennai... but has it been enough? Are there other plans to mitigate the water crisis in the city? That and more headlines from the city over the week gone by.
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2020 is around the corner, can we stop Delhi from running dry? 24.6.2019 Citizen Matters
If a 2018 Niti Aayog report is to be believed, the capital is among 21 Indian cities that look poised to run out of groundwater by next year. Here’s what has brought Delhi to this ominous brink, and what needs to be done to avert Doomsday.
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Time to act: Workshop shows how apartment dwellers can conserve water 22.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Feasible solutions to the city's water crisis took front seat at the Water Workshop conducted by ADDA, in collaboration with Citizen Matters Chennai.
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Meeting on rainwater harvesting, groundwater recharging held 19.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meeting on rainwater harvesting, groundwater recharging held
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Bengaluru Buzz: Property tax hike planned | 65,000 buildings yet to have RWH | Peenya units flout pollution norms 9.6.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP plans to hike property tax, most industrial units in Peenya found contaminating groundwater and soil, BWSSB takes stock of rainwater harvesting systems - read more on what made news in Bengaluru over the past week
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Towards water security: How to dig a recharge well 27.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Frustrated with water shortage, apartment communities in Bellandur are digging recharge wells in their own premises, to improve groundwater levels and be water-secure. Here is a detailed guide on how you too can build a recharge well around your home or layout
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Chennai Buzz: Biometrics at registration, awareness campaign for RWH, longer wait for Metro trains, and more! 11.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Catch up on civic news for the week that went by, as the city makes plans to combat the coming monsoon!
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A simple diagram could help your city manage water better. Here’s how! 4.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Where does the water in your home come from? How much of it is accounted for? What percentage of waste water in your city is reused? Bengaluru think tank CSTEP creates a water flow diagram for the city and shows how it can be used to identify gaps in availability and reuse, and thus solve the water crisis in our cities.
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Bengaluru is treating groundwater like ‘overdrawn credit card’ 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Aquifers in Bengaluru are over-exploited. Experts feel it is just a matter of time for parts of Bengaluru to be forced into a Capetown-like situation. World Resource Institute calls for a paradigm shift, from linear, centralised model to circular decentralised model of water supply. »
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Chennai Buzz: Road widening, beautification, flood mitigation — and all that made news last week 2.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Start your week by catching up on some of the buzz in your city last week. A quick recap of some important headlines. »
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HMWSSB links rainwater harvesting to tanker tariff 1.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Linking RWH photos with CAN, must by June 30
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Rainwater harvesting system unavailable at 9 metro stns: DMRC 27.4.2018 General News
Rainwater harvesting systems at nine metro stations in Delhi and Noida cannot be installed because the minimum land required for constructing it is not available, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has told the National Green Tribunal. The submission came in response the query by the tribunal which had asked the DMRC to explain why rainwater harvesting system was not possible on certain stretches. In January, the tribunal had issued a bailable warrant issued against DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh for the failure of its officials to appear before it to apprise it about the installation of rainwater harvesting systems. An areas of 36 square metres is required for installation of rain water harvesting system, DMRC told the NGT. In its reply to the tribunal, the DMRC told a bench headed by acting NGT Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim that nine stations in the Phase I and Phase II of the project do not have the required land for installation. "Out of 107 elevated stations of Phase I
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Sustainable technologies for city infrastructure 20.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Waste-to-energy plants, RWH, and solar power can obviate the need for dependence on municipal services for waste collection, water supply boards and centralised power grids. By M.A. Siraj
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Chromepet, Pallavaram residents hit by water scarcity 23.3.2018 Hindu: Home
The taps bringing Palar water have almost gone dry; supply is down to once in seven days
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Well stocked for summer, says Water Board MD 14.3.2018 Hindu: Rx
Rain water harvesting structures in commercial, residential complexes made compulsory
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Well stocked for summer, says Water Board MD 14.3.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Rain water harvesting structures in commercial, residential complexes made compulsory
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