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Meeting 12 - Water supply issues and management

posted Oct 12, 2010, 9:42 PM by venkatesan ekambaram   [ updated Oct 13, 2010, 9:41 PM ]
Attendees: Asavari, Candrayee, Achintya, Aditya, Devdutta, Venky

Asavari led the discussion on water supply issues and management.
A high level overview of the different aspects to be looked at to solve the water supply issues in India.
Points raised during the meeting
1) Potability of water: The municipal supply water at the entry level has a high quality but the issues come in the transfer lines.
2) Privatization of water supply: Current scenario in the rural villages. Related material on JUSCO
http://www.juscoltd.com/
Relation to the privatization of energy markets and the way it works in the US.
3) Grey water management: http://www.ecosanres.org/pdf_files/ESR-factsheet-08.pdf
4) Regulatory issues for ground water management.
5) The question of is 24/7 water supply necessary?

Useful links

EBMUD is the local berkeley water suppliers..

www.ebmud.com 

They have local water supply management programs: Some resources/ reports they have 
http://www.ebmud.com/resource-center/publications/reports/water-supply-reports

They provide wastewater services: http://www.ebmud.com/our-water/wastewater-treatment

Recycled water projects
http://www.ebmud.com/environment/conservation-and-recycling/recycled-water


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venkatesan ekambaram,
Oct 13, 2010, 9:41 PM
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