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Urban Rainwater Harvesting: Case studies from different agro-climatic regions

CSE has put together and submitted a report to the MoUD on “Urban Rainwater Harvesting: Case studies from different agro-climatic regions” as a part of its deliverable as a  Centre for Comprehensive Capacity Building, under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (CCBP- JnNURM) for Sustainable Water Management.

Sustainable Urban Water Management: Rainwater Harvesting and Decentralised Wastewater Treatment

The increase in urbanisation has led to increase in the fresh water demand along with wastewater generation. The current water crisis is attributed to mismanagement of water resources and emphasis on the energy as well as resource intensive centralised urban water management. Need is, for the practitioners and user communities, to implement sustainable and affordable decentralised water management practices. This short term five day course will focus on – designing rainwater harvesting (RWH) and decentralised wastewater treatment (DWWT) systems including local reuse.

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Date: JUNE 30 – JULY 4, 2014

Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2014

Anil Agarwal Dialogue brings together different stakeholders to discuss issues of national importance. The previous editions of the dialogue have discussed mining, forest clearances and water management. These discussions have been instrumental in pushing for reforms in the respective sectors. This year, the Anil Agarwal Dialogue will address the issue of energy access and the role of renewable energy in providing energy to all.

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CSE Media Fellowship Briefing: Urbanscapes: how sustainable are our buildings and cities?

May 1-2, 2014

Casuarina Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 

Electricity accounted for 57 per cent of total energy consumption during 2011-12 in India -- the building sector used up close to 40 per cent of this electricity.

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Date: May 1-2, 2014

Urban Rainwater Harvesting: Case studies from different agro-climatic regions

CSE has put together and submitted a report to the MoUD on “Urban Rainwater Harvesting: Case studies from different agro-climatic regions” as a part of its deliverable as a  Centre for Comprehensive Capacity Building, under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (CCBP- JnNURM) for Sustainable Water Management.

Regional workshop on ‘Water Resources Conservation: Village Ponds and Lakes’

 

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Date: February 25-26th 2014

Pollution in Sponge Iron Industry

Sponge iron process will dominate Indian Steel Sector very soon. But its manufacturing process, based on coal, is highly polluting. The repercussions are already visible near sponge iron factories. Public rage is widespread.

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Pollution in Sponge Iron Industry

By: Sanjeev Kumar Kanchan

Sponge iron process will dominate Indian Steel Sector very soon. But its manufacturing process, based on coal, is highly polluting. The repercussions are a;ready visible near sponge iron factories. Public rage is widespread.

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South Asia Water Programme Partners and Practitioners Meeting

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