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Category: water-harvesting
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12th foundation day observed 6.11.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
12th foundation day observed
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(Readers mail) 6.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Water problemWater problem not only haunts the dwellers of new apartments but even those residing in old ones also suffer. The paucity of water is problem of the whole city. Despite the scarcity, wate...
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Uncertainty about second crop of paddy cultivation 5.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Tamil Nadu refuses to release water from the Parambikulam-Aliyar Project
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Farmers want Cauvery Management Board set up 5.11.2017 Hindu: News
Kamal Haasan urges them to realise their power and find a leader among themselves
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Slow start to rabi in Telangana 4.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Uncertainty over water storage in irrigation projects affects farm operations
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Why we are to blame for the flooding in our cities 4.11.2017 Rediff: News
'India, by virtue of its gigantic population and geography, stands at the very front line of this climate catastrophe.'
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104 vented dams proposed under Phase I of Paschima Vahini 2.11.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
These dams will be built in three districts, with Dakshina Kannada accounting for 11
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Over 2,000 consumers adopt RWH structures in 3 months 1.11.2017 deccanherald.com
Over 2,000 households have come forward to install rainwater harvesting (RWH) structures in the last 3 months. According to the records available with the Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB), the number of consumers, both individual houses as well as apartments who have adopted RWH have spiked up in the month of August, September and October this year. This could be due to the torrential rain that lashed city for the past three months said BWSSB official B M Manjunath. He said that Bengaluru received more than 700 mm of rainfall in 3 months and we have to still receive more in the month of November and December. Consumers initiative in adopting the structures is coming at the right time, he added. John DSouza, manager, Adarsh Palace apartment, JP Nagar I phase says that they wanted to encash upon the heavy rain and their borewells are yielding more water than before. "We are 125 apartment complex and heavily depend on borewell water for non-potable purpose. Our previous RWH was not ...
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‘There is lack of mechanism to store excess water in the State’ 29.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Desilt all water bodies and construct check dams across major rivers: PWD engineers
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Kappatagudda regains its past glory 28.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Kappatagudda in Gadag district which is known as Sahyadri of north Karnataka has regained its past glory as at present greenery is seen everywhere in this forest area. Rains that lashed the district in rabi season have facilitated for the growth of plants in Kappatagudda which has spread in about 80,000-acre area. Many check-dams and tanks in the limits of this forest area have filled with water. The Forest Department has planted 2.49 lakh saplings in Kappatagudda forest area and seed balls sowed by school and college students and environment-friendly organisations members of the district during the beginning of this years monsoon, have sprouted. In the last summer, the fire had caught to the Kappatagudda forest area in several areas including at Bidanal-Virupapur tanda in Mundaragi taluk, destroying hundred of acre of the forest area. Now, greenery is drawing the attention of environment lovers. Kappatagudda has spread in a total of 32,346.524 hectare area. However, the State government has given ...
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Citizens’ fare to express their needs sees wide participation 28.10.2017 Citizen Matters
Citizens for Bengaluru organised the Beku Beda Santhe on 15 October to commemorate the first year anniversary of the Human Chain that kick started the Steel Flyover Beda movement in 2016. The idea of the ...
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NGT warns DMRC of halting services over groundwater withdrawal 26.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The matter was listed for next hearing on November 17
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City missed opportunity to capitalise on record rains 25.10.2017 Hindu: News
IISc researchers estimate that in central and east Bengaluru alone, 5.2 tmcft of rainwater was wasted in the rainy season this year
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Seal all illegal industrial borewells in Ghaziabad: NGT 24.10.2017 News
The green panel directed CGWA to file a detailed compliance report on the issue within a week
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Ensure no animal waste, blood seeps into Yamuna: NGT to Delhi 24.10.2017 Latest News
You can't permit animal waste and blood in river Yamuna: NGT
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Water level recedes, but many areas still affected 24.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Water level recedes, but many areas still affected
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Fish production at fish fair pegged at 90 thousand Kgs 21.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Fish production at fish fair pegged at 90 thousand Kgs
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Fish production at fish fair pegged at 90 thousand Kgs 21.10.2017 Kangla Online
Fish production at fish fair pegged at 90 thousand Kgs
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Farmers want check dams across Palar 21.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
They voice their concern over encroachments on waterbodies and canals across Vellore district
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Under-trainee sailors’ block inaugurated 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
An under-trainee sailors block was inaugurated at INS Vishwakarma, at Eastern Naval Command by Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of ENC, on Thursday. The inauguration ceremony w...
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