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Participants list- KRC workshop 25,26 Feb

Participant List

 

Sunita Narain
Director General
Centre for Science and Environment

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

25-26th February 2014

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) organized a two day regional workshop on ‘Water resource conservation: Village ponds and lakes’ on 25-26th February 2014 in Delhi at Magnolia Hall, India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi. 

Conserving waterbodies

Both surface and groundwater today in India and other South Asian cities is facing huge quantity and quality threat. Urban areas are facing water logging due to torrential rain. It is time to engineer the ferocious events of rain. Channelising and holding rain water must become the nation’s mission. Lakes, ponds, tanks which are built to hold water must be protected. These waterbodies not only provide drinking water, support livelihoods and biodiversity but also control the rate of runoff and subsequently control the runoff.

Training on Water Sensitive Design and Planning: Towards Sustainable Urban Development

Date: July 14-16, 2015

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Date: July 14-16, 2015

National Field Exposure Visit ‘Sustainable Water Management – Best Management Practices’

Date: October 5-9, 2015

The Ministry of Urban Development has acknowledged the lack of skilled man power in urban local bodies across India and has therefore developed the ‘Capacity Building Scheme for Urban Local Bodies’ (CBULB). The programme aims to enhance knowledge, skills and attitude of city officials for the mainstreaming of reforms and best management practices (BMPs) of sustainable water and wastewater management through training programmes followed with field exposure visit, seminars and workshops. 

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Date: October 5-9, 2015

Training on Septage Management: Towards City Wide Sanitation

Date:  November 18-20, 2015

‘Septage’ is both solid and liquid waste that accumulates in onsite sanitation systems (OSS) e.g. septic tanks. This has three main components – scum, effluent and sludge. It has an offensive odour, appearance and contains significant levels of grease, grit, hair, debris and pathogenic micro organisms. The construction and management of OSS are left largely to ineffective local practices and there is lack of holistic septage management practices.

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Date:  November 18-20, 2015

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