Webinar on Decentralised Nature Based Wastewater Treatment Solutions for Improved River Health

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In view of abatement of river pollution, decentralized approach of managing wastewater is emerging as an effective solution that works on the principle of devolving level of the application so that wastewater can be treated at affordable costs, cutting the cost of pumping long distances and promoting local reuse of treated wastewater. 

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has organized a webinar on “Decentralised Nature Based Wastewater Treatment Solutions for Improved River Health”. This webinar was a part of series of activities envisaged under newly launched 3-year duration CSE programme – ‘Capacity building initiative focusing on ‘Making Ganga basin cities water sensitive’.
The webinar has received an overwhelming response with 800+ registrations and attended by a total no. of 1100+ people via different platforms viz. Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn etc.  

To build the knowledge about concepts and potential of decentralized wastewater treatment including local reuse of treated wastewater.   


  • Central / State / Municipal functionaries,  Planners, Engineers, Architects / Landscape Architects working in Town & Country Planning / Municipal Administration Department, State Urban Development Authorities, Jal Nigam, Water and Sewarage Boards etc.
  • Officials dealing with schemes/missions like - AMRUT, Smart Cities Mission, Jal Jeevan Mission (Urban), Swachh Bharat Mission (U), Atal Bhujal Yojana, Namami Gange etc.
  • Technology providers, consultants, researchers, academicians and NGO’s promoting sustainable water management.


Webinar Coordinator

Sumita Singhal
Programme Manager
Water Programme, CSE
Email: sumita.singhal@cseindia.org
Phone: +91 8884646146 




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Webinar Recording
Welcome Note and Context Setting
By: Dr. Suresh Rohilla, CSE, New Delhi
Jalopchar – An Eco-friendly Wastewater Treatment Technology
By: Dr. Ravinder Kaur, IARI, PUSA, New Delhi
Decentralized Nature Based Solutions- Is it the future? And Why?
By: Mr. Eli Cohen, AYALA Water & Ecology, Israel
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Suresh Kumar Rohilla
Senior Director
Ashok Kumar Singh
Executive Director (Projects)
Ravinder Kaur
Principal Scientist, IARI
Eli Cohen
Founder & CEO, Ayala Water & Ecology