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Saturday, Nov 16, 2019

Rainwater harvesting

Oct 06, 2019 07:50
In a letter to the states, the Union rural development ministry underlined that over 400,000 sq meter space would be available to harvest rain water when over 15 million houses under PMAY are complete by 2022. read more
Sep 19, 2019 13:37
They were sensitised to environmental issues through a resource conservation programme organised in coordination with Tata Power. read more
Sep 04, 2019 19:43
The video shows water gushing down from a Mumbai skyscraper. Shared just a day before, the clip has already amassed over 66,000 views. read more
Aug 27, 2019 11:52
Students in each class made science projects and working models on topics ranging from rainwater harvesting to non conventional sources of energy and electric car. read more
Aug 22, 2019 01:08
Students had made still models, working models, colourful charts with different hues and posters, among others read more
Aug 16, 2019 00:06
In 2007, BMC had made it mandatory for all new buildings with more than 300 square metres of plot area to install the rainwater harvesting system. read more
Aug 11, 2019 21:53
Engineers, architects and representatives of a cement manufacturer were part of the discussion to deliberate on the present situation of rainwater harvesting in the state. read more
Aug 07, 2019 12:17
Rainwater harvesting can broadly be divided into three categories based on the types of usage, the area in which harvesting is carried out and the people involved. read more
Aug 03, 2019 22:05
On Saturday, GDA vice-chairperson Kanchan Verma visited zone 1, which comprises Raj Nagar Extension, to cross-check functionality of the RWH units as directed to the high-rises. read more
Aug 02, 2019 10:27
Nine DTCP teams had surveyed 57 private colonies as part of the district-wide Jal Shakti Abhiyan and found that only half the 414 sites that were inspected were functional; around 109 sites were found partially functioning. read more
Jul 18, 2019 15:07
Government-run 56 primary and upper primary schools of Prayagraj city would also install the rainwater harvesting system on their campuses as part of a state education department’s initiative, they added. read more
Jul 10, 2019 17:56
Officials said that as per their list, there are a total of 799 RWH units in residential buildings in the areas under GDA’S jurisdiction. All of these were given No-objection Certificate after 2012. read more
Jul 04, 2019 04:14
Experts have made many suggestions, including strict monitoring of groundwater levels and adoption of micro irrigation techniques. The most important change we can make is to focus on rainwater harvesting. read more
Jun 24, 2019 23:57
According to India Meteorological Department’s latest data, over half of India is facing drought-like conditions. read more