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Our only planet

Posted by on June 17, 2020 in Uncategorized

Greetings to you on the World Environment Day! The theme of the World Environment Day 2020 is, “Time for Nature”. It is time to celebrate nature, its diversity. Even the smallest species on the planet need your care. ‘Concern for the other’ is, in fact, greatest human characteristic. It is embedded in democracy. One day, […]

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Rainwater Harvesting – Need, Relevance and Importance

Posted by on June 4, 2020 in Uncategorized

Dr Sekhar Raghavan delivered the following presentation during the webinar series conducted by ICCW on June 4, 2020.

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Unite for the thirsty planet

Posted by on May 28, 2020 in Uncategorized

Every drop of natural freshwater we enjoy comes from the rain. Most of the rain falls roughly around the same time, almost at the same measure globally, with occasional spatial and temporal variations. All the life forms of the planet live on this. Rain is indeed our mother, it nourishes everything. Life on land exists […]

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The Choice

Posted by on April 23, 2020 in Uncategorized

We live in a connected world, not just digitally but also physically. Look no further than Covid-19. In a connected world, you damage one part and you damage the whole. For centuries, we have been damaging the parts in our “pursuit of happiness”. Now the truth has hit. We are one. We are connected! The […]

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Analysis – An Essential Component of Environmental Studies

Posted by on April 19, 2020 in Uncategorized

Living in times of Covid-19 has ensured that people around the globe understand the importance of ‘testing’. Just as treatment depends on confirming the presence of pathogen in a patient sample, ‘analysis’ or ‘testing’ of water quality is a key pre-requisite for myriad activities, be it treatment of wastewater, or identifying the most relevant technologies […]

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Water resources security mapping for Rameswaram island

Posted by on April 5, 2020 in Uncategorized

The activity of water resources security mapping aimed to enhance the understanding of water The water resources security mapping activity conducted at the Rameswaram municipality, Thangachimadam and Pamban panchayats established a rapid assessment framework and development of an action plan for implementation. The framework brought out the physical status of the available water resources, current […]

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Towards self-reliance in water: RAINWATER HARVESTING

Posted by on September 6, 2019 in Uncategorized

Barren deserts too bear a rich diversity of life. Indiscriminate paving of all urban land has not only been a bane for city birds, which however early can not find the worms now, but it has also hindered the percolation and recharge of the groundwater table upon rain, however torrential. What is it that the water-fed […]

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Inauguration of ICCW

Posted by on April 22, 2019 in water

On World Earth Day, today, Monday, April 22, 2019, an inaugural celebration of ICCW took place! ICCW was inaugurated by Mr Deepak Parekh, Chairman HDFC, and Professor Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, along with Professor T Pradeep and a group of dignitaries, at 3 pm. The ICCW team welcomed all into the centre. An introductory speech was […]

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