Are we ever going to get out of this cyclone season? Didn’t we just track a Typhoon that wreaked havoc in Philippines?
Read on to find out more about Cyclone Gaza hitting the coasts of Tamil Nadu. I don’t think things are dry enough in that part of the country to take these continual hits.
I remember the challenges of trying to squeeze your way through a herd of motivated people, making your way to the head of the line, filling your receptacle with the water gushing through the tanker pipe and the most challenging part-making your way out of the same herd without spilling much of your prized possession- a bucket full of water. This is story of some days of my childhood when our taps ran dry and the memory never goes away. And no I am no slum dweller.. I just happen to be in any regular city in India with poor water management and distribution system. Mine was just charged with additional political issues. There are at least four or five threads touched in this article that are worth reading. The poor management of groundwater for one, the water quality issues, the ever persistent water mafia, the public outcry and involvement and the last statement. Take 5 minutes of your time and
This article describes a unique and sustainable solution to Bangkok’s frequent flooding issues.
This article on the problems associated with arsenic contamination of groundwater is eye-opening at the least and severely debilitating at best. Read on !
This is a heartbreaking narrative on the conflicts in Yemen and the water shortages and health crises. If you think you have problems, think again. Read on.
This article and the discussion on the technology associated with the world’s large-scale ocean cleanup is very fascinating.
Is a key issue hurting water world. Here is a report from NPR on this same topic. Read on.
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This is a fascinating story of how a water charity organization came about. I am looking forward to the book “Thirst”. Thanks for sharing your journey with us, Scott. You are indeed a path breaker. Read on.
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There isn’t much argument against the reason why everyone in this world should have safe and easy access to toilets. This initiative by the world health organization is worth mentioning. Did you know that most communicable diseases such as cholera, typhoid, polio, diahrrea, dysentry all spread because of dirty water, standing water, and untreated sewage?
We can do better than this.. world.. Read on.
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Tracking this storm and how it is about to bring a whole lot of moisture to the Southwestern US states of New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah. Stay safe people. Read on.