The pre and post-monsoon survey report of groundwater department indicating continuous depletion of groundwater in Civil Lines, Sadar, Beli, Peepalgaon, Bamrauli, Prayag, Naini and Nayapurwa areas

To assess water savings in households using efficient devices and to understand how savings vary between different socio-demographic groups in the community, high resolution end use water consumption data is required (i.e. disaggregating water use for showers, toilets, clothes washers and garden irrigation etc.). This paper reports selected findings from the Gold Coast Residential End Use Study (Australia), which focussed on the relationship between a range of socio-demographic and household stock efficiency variables and water end use consumption levels.

Govt To Soon Release Code For Green Structures

After dangling a carrot in front of developers and citizens to promote environment-friendly buildings, the state government seems to have yanked it away for now.

To achieve its goal of ensuring water security in the city, the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) is planning to conduct a detailed audit of the rainwater harvesting system across Chennai. This comes in the wake of Metro Water preparing a contingency plan to ensure uninterrupted water supply to the city as water levels in reservoirs are slowly dipping.

The development regulations of the CMDA states that rainwater harvesting is mandatory on all premises. The rainwater harvesting structures installed during the AIADMK regime in 2003 helped increase the ground water level in the city, as per a Metro Water monitoring report in 2011.

New Delhi: The film grabbed one’s attention. It showed a billboard spouting water out of thin air. It seemed just the answer to the drought in India’s western regions.

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has expressed its dissatisfaction over Punjab Urban Planning and Development authorities' short reply on the issue of depleting groundwater in the state. It has now asked all the respondents to file comprehensive replies.

As the PIL filed by advocate HC Arora came up for resumed hearing before the Division Bench of Chief Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri and Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain, PUDA submitted a short reply in the court itself.

This document prepared by CGWB consists of standard designs to adopt roof top rainwater harvesting in Delhi.

The present `Master Plan for Artificial Recharge of Ground Water’ is an effort to assess the total recharge potential available in the country along with suitable designs of structures for such recharge.

In early 2012, journalist Suhit Kelkar, on behalf of the Sir Ratan Tata Trust and the Navajbai Ratan Tata Trust, set out to collect case studies on work relating to water scarcity amelioration in rural Gujarat. He was accompanied by the trusts’ teams on the trip to focus regions in north Gujarat and the southern coast of Saurashtra.

SHILLONG: As global warming is taking its toll, a remarkable change in climate is seen. The same is experienced in Meghalaya, where the crisis for drinking water is one of the biggest problems despite the state receiving good rainfall.

To tackle this problem before it goes out of hand, an immediate need to provide information, educate and communicate with the masses on the water-related issues was felt. With this thought in mind, the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) under the Ministry of water resources, government of India has started a nation-wide campaign amongst the school children through painting competition with the theme, ‘Replete ground water before it depletes’.

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