2-Kilometre Walk On Water Conservation Awareness Held In Andhra Pradesh

A 2-kilometre walk to raise awareness about the importance of constructing rain water harvesting pits to conserve water was held in Vijayawada this morning. Andhra Pradesh Ministers D Umamaheswara Rao and P Raghunatha Reddy flagged-off the walk in which nearly 1,000 people, including students and youths, participated. The ministers also launched the

Heat wave conditions may prevail in Andhra Pradesh for next 48 hours

Heat wave conditions are likely to prevail in various districts of Andhra Pradesh during the next 48 hours, according to the meteorology department. "Heat wave conditions may continue in districts of Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore of coastal Andhra Pradesh and in Anantapuramu, Chittoor, Kadapa and Kurnool in Rayalaseema region during

Down to Earth Cover Story on Fecal Sludge Management

Down to Earth Magazine had published a cover story on fecal sludge management. This article is based on 11 city study done by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Shit flow diagrams.  Please follow the link to access the article http://www.downtoearth.org.in/coverage/urban-shit-53422   Please follow the link to access the 11 cities study on Shit flow

Energy planning around the US

Ten years ago, in January 2006, MGE released its Energy 2015 plan after holding two dozen “community energy conversations” with ratepayers. The Madison utility’s goals included shuttering part of the coal-fired Blount Street power plant Downtown, built in 1903, and converting the rest to natural gas fuel. That was completed

New Industrial Policy incentivizes eco-friendly industries in JK

In a bid to promote eco-friendly industries in the state, the industrial policy 2016 has incentivized setting up of green ventures and adoption of green technologies. As per the recently issued industrial policy, the government shall subsidize by 40 per cent the rain water harvesting equipment installed by the units. Similarly,

BMC to decentralise wet waste management system in Mumbai within year

Representative image. INTRODUCING A major change in the existing waste management system, the BMC has decided to implement decentralisation of wet waste management in the city within a year. The direction came from the urban development department during a meeting with the solid waste management department officials held in February. The