KSCST : Water related projects

 
 
 
1)
Case Study of Dodda Gubbi Village Lake

 

Wetlands have an important role in the ecological balance of a state Karnataka has had a long history of utilization of wetlands, with some of the districts of the state ...

2)
Hand Pumps for Drinking Water Wells

 

The importance of safe and adequate drinking water supplies for rural areas can never be over emphasized. The State Government is alive to the need for potable water in ...

3)
Water Lifting Devices for Irrigation

 

At least 25% of the 5000 new wells that are being dug every year in Karnataka are fitted with traditional water lifting devices such as the Yatha, Kapile or Persian Wheel, ...

4)
Ground Water Recharge through Percolation Tanks in the West Coast Region of Karnataka

 

The West Coast region of Karnataka is characterised by lateritic soils with a high coefficient of permeability. A large number of irrigation wells with good ...

5)
Improvement in Estimation Methodology for Ground Water Prediction

 

Water is a key component of the agricultural system. Availability of assured and adequate supply of water makes for improvement in agricultural productivity ...

6)
Conservation of Surface and Ground Water

 

Streams, canals and wells irrigate only about 15% of the total agricultural land in Karnataka. Farmers in 85% of the cultivated land depend entirely on ...

7)

Rainwater Harvesting Cell at KSCST

 

KSCST is actively participating in the socially relevant, environment friendly water conservation measures and has been providing cost effective solutions since its inception. RWH Cell at KSCST is established to study the needs of the people and provide sustainable and simple solutions through innovation and implementation pertinent to Rainwater Harvesting and Ground water recharge.

8)

HELP DESK AND SUPPORT NETWORK, RAINWATER HARVESTING, GROUND WATER RECHARGE AND WATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME FOR BANGALORE CITY

 

Government of Karnataka realized the importance of harvesting rainwater and as a first step through BWSSB RWH has been made mandatory for most of the properties in Bangalore effective from November 2009. Council in collaboration with BWSSB embarked up on the task of establishing RWH Helpdesk at Council.

9)

RAINWATER HARVESTING RESOURCE CENTER, UTTHAN, UTTAR PRADESH

  Utthan will be the first institution in Uttar Pradesh to establish demonstration modules comprising of more than twenty five techniques / components of Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) and Ground water recharge at one center. The facility demonstrates cost effective and sustainable techno interventions relevant for both urban and rural areas. 
10) BACTERIA FREE WATER FOR DRINKING BY SILVER TREATMENT (BFWDST)
  Water quality varies from source to source and place to place. The bacterial contamination of drinking water is one of the major concerns for both rural and urban population leading to health issues. A simple and cost effective method of treating drinking water with silver for removing bacterial contamination has been adopted by the principal Investigator and the concept is being evaluated and field tested in this project for varying water quality conditions.
11) ASSESSING THE STATUS OF KALYANIS FOR REJUVENATION IN DIFFERENT AGRO- CLIMATIC ZONES OF KARNATAKA STATE USING GEO-SPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES
  Kalyanis are traditional water tanks, which used to store rainwater for domestic use such as drinking, bathing, washing. These are ponds paved with stones on the banks and gradually sloping towards the centre. Kalyanis constructed near temples called Pushkaranis play very important role in socio-religious and cultural activities of Indian tradition and as a storage reservoir to supply water for temples.
12) HOUSE HOLD SURVEY FOR WATER CONSUMPTION IN HEBBAL, BANGALORE PROJECT OF UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
 

University of Western Sydney, Australia has conducted projects related to water consumption, water conservation and projects related to water saving in urban areas.

Dr. Dharma Hagare, Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Computing and Engineering and Mathematics, University of Western Sydney collaborated with Civil Engineering Department, IISc., for analyzing water consumption pattern in Bangalore.

Considering the expertise available at KSCST, the Secretary had assigned the task of carrying out a short term survey in Hebbal area of Bangalore North. The survey would concentrate on a sizeable number of households serviced by Bangalore Water Supply & Sewerage Board and the main focus was to concentrate on water consumption data and its analysis in Hebbal area.

13) EVALUATION OF WATERMEN TRAINING PROGRAMME OF ANSSIRD - RDPR IN KARNATAKA
 

Under the Rural Development and Panchayat Raj the "Abdul Nazir Sab State Institute of Rural Development" (SIRD) in Mysore extends training to the functionaries of Panchayat Raj Institutions on various skills.  The institute had undertaken training of watermen during the year 2011-12.

The training programme was organised at various locations in the state and the training was conducted by selected 7 Non Governmental Organisations. There are over 20,000 watermen working across the state for 5627 gram panchayats for providing safe drinking water to the villages. In the First phase of the programme, 4994 water men were trained. All the 30 districts and 176 taluks were covered in this training programme.

14) MONITORING, EVALUATION, LEARNING AND DOCUMENTATION OF WATERSHED WORKS UNDER IWMP PROGRAMME
  KSCST has taken up the Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Documentation of IWMP programme implemented by Watershed Development Department (WDD) through a competitive bidding process and has been allotted Belgaum revenue division to support WDD as an independent external MEL&D agency for 5 years starting from 2011 to 2016 for Batch I and batch II projects. The Belgaum division has 69 projects covering treatable area of 2, 87,000ha spread over seven districts.
15) WATER PURIFICATION USING NANO TECHNOLOGY
  The Council has taken up this Nano water purification using Nano technology being developed by Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT, Madras to test the technology on pilot scale and get the feedback from the users based on directions from DST, GOK
   

 

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