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Workshop on water resource management

The 4th edition of ‘Harvest rainwater & recycle water for future’— engaging people for environment protection initiative and addressing water efficiency— will be held at Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration...

Written by Express News Service | Pune | Published: June 28, 2010 5:11:05 am

The 4th edition of ‘Harvest rainwater & recycle water for future’— engaging people for environment protection initiative and addressing water efficiency— will be held at Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA),Raj Bhavan Complex,Baner Road,Pune ¿ India on July 16.

The objective of this workshop is to address the growing need of water resource management,water shortage problem and initiatives taken to conserve and optimise the use of water. Safeguarding fresh water ecosystem,addressing water efficiency by harvesting rain water can enhance environmental stability and thus involve people in the process of green initiative,said Janaki Raman of Vision India,seminar organisers.

Simple water harvesting system can ensure year-long water supply. These systems are low in capital cost and once put in place operate on their own without much monitoring or further expenditure. Thus rainwater harvesting offers promise of clean water,more water and greater control over water.

Topics to be discussed at the workshop include — safeguarding fresh water ecosystem,addressing water efficiency by harvesting rain water,enhance environmental stability and thus involve people in the process of green initiative. Engaging and empowering people in an inclusive environment protection initiative and addressing water efficiency,innovative approaches to water projects in India.

The workshop aims at getting together stakeholders,which includes policy makers from Government of India,state of Maharashtra,experts from industries,builders/architects,city planners,municipal corporation,financial institutions,consultants for urban infrastructure,academic institutions to create awareness about the potential of rainwater harvesting as a simple and cost effective measure to conserve,manage and meet water requirement.   Experience sharing and case studies,success stories by experts will be presented.

Speakers from ministry of water resources,Govt of India,GTZ,TCE,UNDP,Indian National Committee on Hydrology (INCOH),Indo French Center for Ground Water Research,Ground Water Surveys Development Authority (GSDA) Govt of India,Central Ground Water Board,Govt of India,NGRI – National Geophysical Research Institute- Hyderabad,PMC,PCMC,AFARM,JUSCO are expected to attend the seminar.

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