Latest Articles in water management

Climate Change, Green Infrastructure, Water Management- Balancing Ecology

Governments, activists, and citizens of the world are recognizing the ailing effects of climate change and increasingly dedicating their efforts towards tackling these. The most visible change is the alteration of precipitation patterns globally – irregular rainfall causing both flooding and drought, snow cover in mountainous regions being completely disrupted and at times disappearing too.

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Rethinking water management through a circular economy

Water is a limited resource and it is currently being monopolized in an unregulated manner. The general perception is that freshwater can only be used once. A conscious thought must be given to recycling or reusing the same water for multiple purposes.

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“India probably needs 900GW of total power generation capacity by 2025 to really fulfil all its energy needs it has today.”

Smart solutions for smart cities inevitably means clean and green energy and the shift towards it needs to be understood and implemented well. With urban hubs set to decide the future, forward-thinking smart cities are looking to redefine their energy mix and distribution systems. Thrusting upon it, Dalip Sharma, Managing Director, Delta Electronics India talks to Manali Jaggi of BW SmartCities about smart and emerging energy concepts and their role in ensuring cleaner and leaner cities of tomorrow. Edited Excerpts:-

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"Smart Cities are not built overnight. We are in for the long haul."

After putting Pune as a model city on the forefront of the Government’s Smart City Mission, Kunal Kumar has embarked on the new role of Mission Director, Smart Cities, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India and is sparing no effort in making the mission a successful one. In an exclusive interview with Manish Arora of BW Smart Cities, Kumar talks about how the humble beginning has been made, the fundamental challenges and the role of technology in making the lives of citizens easy. Excerpts from the interview:-

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Make your home water-smart

IoT based smart water meters can play a critical role in intelligently measuring, monitoring and controlling water usage. Unlike a regular water meter, a smart water meter can measure consumption at a metering point and communicate to the central data servers, all in real time.

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Effective Water Management – Indispensable for smart cities

By investing in AI technology, water utilities can collect and correlate the real-time data from their water network to achieve real-time data-driven business efficiencies.

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Cities Need Smart Water Management

For a Smart City to be successful, adopting a sustainable mindset is as important as using smart technological innovations. Individuals will need to start adopting eco-friendly practices and products.

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'Water Conservation And Sewage Disposal Essential Issues'

The workshop titled 'Transforming the Najafgarh Basin' was held under the aegis of DLF Foundation, India Water Partnership, a non-profit organization with a goal of promoting integrated water resources management, and INTACH

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Harvesting Every Drop: The Singapore Water Story

Singapore is pioneer in Urban water harvesting and has become a model for other countries to follow

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RA Mashelkar to head committee on tech solutions for solid waste, water supply

R A Mashelkar, former director general of CSIR, has been named as the head of an expert committee tasked to identify and recommend sustainable technologies for solid waste, sanitation, sewerage and water supply management aimed to achieving clean India goals.

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