User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: All-Channels :: Rainwater Harvesting
Last updated: Jun 29 2015 02:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 3,067    
Communities employ RWH to script turnaround tales 28.6.2015 deccanherald.com
A few years ago, a community of 100 families from various apartments and villas in TZ Homes, Varthur, were reeling under intense water shortage. Water tanker companies were charging exorbitant amounts and even the water they supplied had to be used sparingly. "We were buying water from as many as 10 tankers everyday, but even this was not enough and had to be rationed," said Srinivasan Sekar, a member of Local Residents Association. All this changed in 2012, when the residents took matters into their own hands by deciding on a plan of community water management of rain water, replenishment of ground water and recycling of waste water from the complex. For the past three years, there have been no water-related complaints. Rainbow Drive Layout in Yemalur is another well-known case where a community response to the problem of water scarcity led to it becoming a model for others to replicate. They decided to have only community borewells, penalised households with no rainwater harvesting and invested in ...
Also found in: [+]
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi praises the success of Yoga Day; encourages practice of rain water harvest 28.6.2015 DNA: Bangalore
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi praises the success of Yoga Day; encourages practice of rain water harvest
Also found in: [+]
Residents complain of constant road digging work in Nanganallur 27.6.2015 Hindu: Chennai
In many of the stretches, the debris has not been cleared.
Also found in: [+]
NASA data shows rainwater could help Indians save rupees 26.6.2015 HBL: Home
Collecting rainwater for vegetable irrigation could reduce water bills, increase caloric intake and even provide a second source of income for people in India, according to a new study by scientis...
Also found in: [+]
Rainwater could help Indians save rupees: NASA data 26.6.2015 Hindu: Home
Rainwater harvesting is not a new concept, but researchers said it is a largely untapped resource in India.
Also found in: [+]
See solar-powered museum’s artifacts in a new light soon 25.6.2015 TOI: Cities
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya will join the list of museums that are powered by solar energy this ...
Also found in: [+]
Rainwater harvesting must in city, feel experts 24.6.2015 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
With rapid depletion of groundwater, the city has no choice but to turn to rainwater harvesting, experts say.
Also found in: [+]
'My Stamp' to Mark 10th Anniversary 24.6.2015 newindianexpress.com
Also found in: [+]
Green building trends – Enjoying luxury responsibly 23.6.2015 FirstPost: Business

In a time when seeing water tankers drive into and out of apartment complexes is a common sight, it’s no wonder that for some years now most reputed builders have water and energy management measures in place in their projects, and they stay abreast of the best and latest developments in both fields. On the […]

The post Green building trends – Enjoying luxury responsibly appeared first on Firstpost.

Also found in: [+]
Groundwater level up, but no proper tapping yet 23.6.2015 TOI: Chennai
There is a misconception that the deeper one digs, higher the chances of finding cleaner water. But data on the city's shallow aquifers suggests ...
Also found in: [+]
Need to protect groundwater stressed 22.6.2015 Hindu: National
The groundwater level in the district is going down alarmingly causing much hardship to the government agencies and the common people and there is an urgent need to protect the available groundwate...
Also found in: [+]
Jal board pushes for rainwater harvesting 20.6.2015 TOI: Delhi Times
With barely two weeks left for the onset of monsoon over Delhi, DJB has issued an advisory asking people to ensure that if they don’t already have rainwater harvesting system in their homes or colonies, this is the time to get it ...
Also found in: [+]
Towards healthier living 19.6.2015 Hindu: Home
Invest in a green home for long-term benefits, says Arvind Jain
Also found in: [+]
Chola period rainwater harvesting structure to be renovated 19.6.2015 HBL: Home
Project report ready at an estimate of Rs. 87.19 lakh
Also found in: [+]
Continuation, strengthening and establishment of Krishi Vigyan Kendras in the XII plan 18.6.2015 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
The union cabinet have given its approval for continuation, strengthening and establishment of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) with an outlay of Rs.3900 ...
Also found in: [+]
PU taking steps to become eco-friendly 18.6.2015 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Still rated the second best educational institution in the country, despite being displaced from the leader's spot by new entrant Indian Institute of Science - Bangalore, Panjab University (PU) is taking steps toward being an eco-friendly ...
Also found in: [+]
Cabinet approves Rs 3,900 crore for Krishi Vigyan Kendras 17.6.2015 Oneindia.in: News
New Delhi, June 17: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for the continuation and strengthening of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) and setting up new ones with an outlay of Rs.3,900 crore.The scheme envisages
Also found in: [+]
Cabinet approves Rs.3,900 crore for Krishi Vigyan Kendras 17.6.2015 Sify Finance
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for the continuation and strengthening of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) and setting up new ones with an outlay of Rs.3,900 crore.
Also found in: [+]
Cabinet approves Rs.3,900 crore for Krishi Vigyan Kendras 17.6.2015 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi, June 17 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for the continuation and strengthening of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) and setting up new ones with an outlay of Rs.3,900 crore.
Also found in: [+]
Krishi Vigyan Kendras to be strengthened 17.6.2015 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, June 17 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave its approval for continuation, strengthening and establishment of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) with an outlay of Rs. 3900 crore.
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 3,067