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Water Management

Rainwater Harvesting

Published on Mar 14, 2014 A Public Service Advertisment on Rainwater Harvesting by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) This public service advertisement produced by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is to promote rainwater harvesting as the lesson

Sunita Narain on Solutions for Water Pollution

Published on Oct 30, 2012 Sunita Narain in conversation with Shrenik Rao. Excerpts from Interviews conducted for the six episode series on Environment. 'TreeCycle with Shrenik Rao' is a six part Television series which presents Shrenik Rao's epic journey on a cycle along the length of India as he

Course on: Water Sensitive Urban Design and Planing

Date: September 25-29, 2017 Venue: CSE, 41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi-110062 Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is organizing a five day training programme on “Water Sensitive Urban Design and Planning” (WSUDP).  The five day training includes first four days of classroom training, followed by a field exposure visit.


Geographical Coordinates: 26°29’58″N , 80°24′10″E Population: 84,072

National Field Exposure Visit on Septage and Faecal Sludge Management

Date: July 31 - August 04, 2017 Venue: Bangalore, Chennai and Delhi CSE is assisting the National Mission Clean Ganga - Namami Gange programme and Swacch Bharat Mission (SBM) in target cities of Ganga basin states (namely Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal) in planning for city-wide sanitation including non-sewered areas and effective septage /faecal sludge management to further strengthen Ganga river pollution abatement.  

Background Note for consultation meeting with policy makers on review of national water policy

WATER RESOURCES OF INDIA – AN OVERVIEW The average annual rainfall in the country has been estimated to be about 1170 millimeters (mm). The total of average annual rainfall, snowfall and glacier melt in terms of volume works out to about 4000 billion cubic meters (bcm). However, due to losses through evaporation and evapo-transpiration, the water availability has been assessed to be about 1869 bcm. Read more

List of Participants

Aishwarya Varadharajan Research Assistant Centre for Science and Environment Email: Ajeet Kumar Sharma Consultant (FSM) Population Services International Email: