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Policies

Already about 10 states have formulated and adopted their own water policies, and the rest are in the process of doing so. The state water policies are comprehensive and treat water as a finite resource. The need to manage water resources in a scientific manner has been recognised in the policies and hence a lot of emphasis has been given to sustainable exploitation of water and groundwater resources.

Announcements

  • Date: November 10 - 13, 2014

    Venue: BRAC CDM, Savar, Bangladesh

    Center for Science and Environment (CSE) and Water Aid Bangladesh (WAB) are jointly organizing a 4 day training programme for capacity building of the practitioners, academicians and government officials from Bangladesh on ‘Decentralized wastewater treatment (DWWT)’. 

  • Date: November 24-26, 2014

    ‘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.

  • Date: December 22-24, 2014

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