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Students take out rally to mark World Population Day 23.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Students take out rally to mark World Population Day
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Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation claims ignorance about rules on rainwater harvesting for buildings 23.7.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation claims ignorance about rules on rainwater harvesting for buildings
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All good rain goes down the drain - The Hindu 23.7.2014 Google News
All good rain goes down the drain The Hindu Currently, 50,328 connections of rain water harvesting have been done in Bangalore city. BWSSB authorities said that about 30 per cent of the overall households on 40X60 sites in the city had ... While December 2012 was the deadline for installing rain ...
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Rainwater harvesting: using the weather to pay your bills 22.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Harvesting the rain seems like a no-brainer. But is it too expensive? And could you live with an AstroTurf lawn? Greywater systems can they reduce your bills? Rainwater harvesting systems (RHS) as you might expect from the name - harvest the rainwater that has fallen freely from the sky, typically onto the roof of your home. In contrast to the humble water butt, which typically captures about 200 litres of rainwater, a rainwater harvesting tank can easily filter and store up to 6,500 litres of clean water. Whats more, while these systems have traditionally been used to water the garden, new technology means an RHS can now be plumbed into your homes existing pipework and the rainwater used to flush toilets and wash clothes. This means that you could reduce your water consumption by as much as 40%, according to the Rainwater Harvesting Association, which if you switch to a water meter will lower your water bills as ...
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Greywater systems: can they really reduce your bills? 21.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
We examine three technologies touted to reduce our water use. Greywater systems can halve use, but are they worth the cost? Tomorrow: rainwater harvesting. Wednesday: the rise of the composting toilet Greywater recycling systems collect the water youve used in your sinks, dishwashers, showers and baths, and then clean it up and plumb it straight back into your toilet, washing machine and outside tap. A system like this can reduce your water usage by about 50% so, if you switch to a water meter , you could potentially halve your water bills as well as reducing your water footprint . In a couple of years, we expect to be selling it within £300 to £400 price ...
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Despite water cuts, Wadia College has ample of water 21.7.2014 DNA: Urban Tales
Pune: When the entire city is reeling with water cuts, Nowrosjee Wadia College Campus including Ness Wadia Building, College of Engineering, boys and girls hostel are unaffected by water cuts. Thanks to the college's rain water harvesting project started four years back, which has a well developed borewell network catering to the needs of 15,000 students.   "In the time of water crisis like this we are relying on open wells and bore wells of the campus, which recharged all throughout the year. We no longer depend on the corporation water for any domestic use," said Modern Education Society's (MES) secretary Dr M. N. Andar "The rain water harvesting project has recharged the two bore wells and one open well in the campus. The groundwater is used for the domestic needs for toilets, gardening, cooking, lab requirements and hostel needs total to 50-55 thousand liters per day." said Abhay Hake, Vice Principal of MES College of Engineering. The total water requirement of the 5 -6 residential quarters and ...
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7 Easy Steps to Green Buildings 21.7.2014 The New Indian Express - Education - http://newindianexpress.com/education/
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'Tap Naganathi Hills Water, Fill Tanks' 21.7.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Zoo officials build bunds to save water 21.7.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Pilot project in Garbhanga 21.7.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Guwahati, July 20: The Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) will implement a project in the city's Garbhanga hill for scientific management of rainwater that gushes down the hill in monsoon triggering landslides and choking drains with silt.
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Zoo finds solution to water crisis 21.7.2014 Hindu: Home
Eighteen percolation ponds help recharge groundwater table
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Workshop calls for water conservation 20.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Workshop calls for water conservation
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A committed community sustains the ‘biggest’ rooftop RWH system 20.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
A committed community sustains the ‘biggest’ rooftop RWH system
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Tanks get ready to harvest rainwater 20.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Tanks get ready to harvest rainwater
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Mamata Banerjee announces development projects for Darjeeling 18.7.2014 Zee News : States
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced a slew of development projects for the Darjeeling hills at an administrative review meeting attended by top leaders of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha.
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Community sustains “biggest” rooftop RWH 18.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Community sustains “biggest” rooftop RWH
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Desilting work begins 18.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Desilting work begins
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Community sustains “biggest” rooftop RWH 18.7.2014 Hindu: Madurai
Nearly 12 years have passed, and it stands as a classic example
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Kashi heads towards a parched future 18.7.2014 Varanasi - City - The Times of India
The millennia old city that was once an ideal model of rainwater harvesting is looking at a parched future.The groundwater is depleting at a rate of two-feet annually.
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Receding groundwater level raises alarm 18.7.2014 Kanpur - City - The Times of India
In an alarming trend, groundwater level in Kanpur city has gone down considerably in the last decade.
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