Category Archives: Water

Potential Solutions to Sanitation Crisis

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Sanitation and Hygiene are critical to health, survival and development. Many countries are challenged in providing adequate sanitation for their populations, leaving the people at a risk for water, sanitation and hygiene related diseases. Throughout the world, an estimated 2.5 Billion people lack access to basic sanitation and hygiene. Basic sanitation is described as protecting […]

Water Crisis

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Water is the most important natural resource on the earth’s surface. It is essential for sustaining life and for all human activities such as drinking and household purposes, livestock farming, agricultural and industrial purposes. Owing to climate change and absence of rainfall in the recent years there is a shortage in the supply of potable […]

Using Best Practices for Water Management in Farming

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Water is used for a range of purposes in the agricultural sector. But the management of water resources in farming is being severely tested with the rising food and energy prices, an expanding global population, and concerns related to climate change. According to Jon Freedman who leads global partnerships and government affairs for GE’s water […]

Water Pollution: How, Why, What

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Urgent action needed to cleanse India’s lakes and rivers When academician Ismail Serageldin warned in 1995 that the wars of this century would be fought over water, he may as well have referred to India. Water pollution has had, and continues to have, a devastating effect on the health of humans, animals and ultimately the […]

Will energy and water challenges propel an IoT wave in India?

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‘Smart homes’ and ‘wearables’ were reported as the most popular Internet of Things (IoT) topics discussed on the web and social media, according to a web analytics study conducted earlier this year. However, this may soon change if recent trends and market opportunities are to go by, especially from emerging regions like India. Read More :   […]

India’s Ingenious Solar Canals

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Saving water while producing electricity. For the thousands of miles of canals in India, evaporation is a major concern. And for many citizens of India, inconsistent power is just a fact of daily life. Enter a new project the state of Gujarat in India: covering canals with solar panels. Read More   Please follow and like us: