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Category: water-harvesting
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'I want to step out into the rain' 20.12.2014 Hindu: Home
The roads around my house are submerged in rainwater mixed with sewage, says Lavanya S.
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Tap into open wells 19.12.2014 Hindu: Home
Does your apartment have an open well? Sekar Raghavan, director, Rain Centre, tells Hema Vijay how these wells can be a perpetual source of freshwater
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Survey on Ground Water 18.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) under the Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR carries out ground water monitoring, four times a year, on a regional scale through a network of observation wells in the Country.
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Medak district to be trifurcated 17.12.2014 Hindu: News
Meeting the long-pending demand of the people of Medak, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao announced here on Wednesday that the district would be trifurcated after its Assembly constituencies wer...
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Uttarakhand to launch cluster farming 17.12.2014 News
Chief Minister Rawat calls for bringing in an effective agriculture policy and making efforts to promote farming in hilly areas
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NGO offers to train civic engineers in rainwater harvesting 17.12.2014 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
The National Society for Clean Cities has offered to train 20 engineers of the Pune Municipal Corporation in rainwater ...
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Underground water table depleting in 44 districts 16.12.2014 Kanpur - City - The Times of India
Underground water condition is not satisfactory in the state. It is overexploited or in critical and semi-critical condition in 44 districts.
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Delhi polls: AAP promises 20000 litre free water a month, 50% cut in power tariff 15.12.2014 DNA: Wide Angle
Promising free water for all, 50% cut in power tariff and steps for providing 24-hour electricity, AAP today sought to woo voters ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls even as it downplayed Congress claiming that the real contest was between the party and BJP. Addressing a 'Delhi Dialogue' event in Sangam Vihar in South Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal said within five years of forming the government, water supply line of Delhi Jal Board will be laid across the city and pipeline connections will be provided to the 14 lakh households that do not currently have piped water supply. "Our party's policy is air and water - the two important elements for survival - should be not charged or taxed upon... Our party's policy is to provide free water to all. Every household would get 20,000 litre of free water a month. In next five years, we will ensure piped water to all households in the city," Kejriwal said. The party chose Sangam Vihar as its venue as the area faces acute water crisis. "Places like ...
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Development and Management of Water Resources 15.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Several reports by international organizations such as World Bank, United Nations International Children`s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), Food & Agriculture Organization(FAO), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) etc. have mentioned about ground water related issues
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BHU gears up preparations to welcome PM on Dec 25 15.12.2014 Varanasi - City - The Times of India
The BHU administration has already geared up preparations to make the Trauma Centre ready for inauguration if the PM visits the city on December 25. Horticulturist, BHU SP Singh claimed that the unit's efforts aim at preparing lawns and gardens before December 25.
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Unseasonal rain cause for concern 15.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Unseasonal rain cause for concern
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Work on new water treatment plant, check dam to begin soon 15.12.2014 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala water authority (KWA) will soon begin construction of a water treatment plant and check dam Malavila in Maranalloor ...
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Watershed management project a hit in Thuneri 15.12.2014 Hindu: Cities
The Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP), which was introduced as a flagship project in Thuneri block panchayat to address water scarcity, has made a commendable leap in the region cove...
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Construction of check dam park awaits funds - Times of India 15.12.2014 dam - Google News
Construction of check dam park awaits funds Times of India TRICHY: Attempts to convert Kambarasampettai check dam area to a more attractive place has hit a roadblock due to delay in sanctioning funds to the PWD. The construction of a park and a walking area, begun with the intention of drawing more crowds, ...
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ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL 14.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
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HARVESTING URBAN RUNOFFS 14.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
HARVESTING URBAN RUNOFFS
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Delhi Development Authority eases norms for green buildings 14.12.2014 Asian Age: Delhi
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) approved a proposal for incentivising green buildings and formulate regulatory mechanism to monitor construction, operation and maintenance of rainwater harvesting structures of buildings and campuses. For this purpose, necessary modifications in the Master Plan 2021 (MPD 2021) were also approved in a meeting of the DDA held under the chairmanship of lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung at the Raj Nivas on Friday, the DDA said in a statement. In order to encourage such buildings, incentive by way of extra ground coverage, FAR (floor area ratio) will be given by the local body concerned depending upon the provisions made, it said. Maximum incentive shall be five per cent in case of ground coverage and FAR. These incentives shall be based on the rating criteria prescribed by the rating agencies approved by the ministry concerned of the Union government for green buildings, the DDA said. Other decisions taken at the meeting were approval for utilisation of enhanced FAR by ...
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Urban design for the parched throat 13.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Urban design for the parched throat
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State to miss Krishi Karman Award 2014 as El Nino plays spoilsport 13.12.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
State to miss Krishi Karman Award 2014 as El Nino plays spoilsport
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Leadership training programme held 13.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Leadership training programme held
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