As Kerala is hit by the worst flood since 1924, an analysis is continued to be made about what has happened. There were many reports that supported the fact that the disaster was not unforeseen. Is there something that could have been done to avoid this calamity? And, what now? The monsoons of the year Read more about Kerala Floods 2018 – What Happened In The God’s Own Country[…]
Our ancestors from ancient India have invented so many useful things, whose references are being used in combating modern-day problems. Water conservation methods are one such area from the pages of ancient India. The excellent water harvesting and drainage systems in the cities of Indus Valley Civilization are masterpieces of their time and were so Read more about Ancient Indian Water Conservation Techniques – Part 1[…]
The drinking water demand of our earth’s population is generally fulfilled by two sources – groundwater and surface water (river, streams, waterfalls). However, rainfall is a major source of supply for above-mentioned sources. So, isn’t it a great idea to directly use the rainwater for drinking purpose? And moreover, rainwater is considered the purest form of water.
By the purest form of water, it is meant that rainwater has a low mineral composition and acidic content. But that does not mean it is safe to directly drink the rainwater. Even though its natural composition is neutral, the rainwater drops do pick up pollutants and dirt from the atmosphere, especially in the areas of high chemical industries and nuclear explosions. There are more reasons that support the need for purifying rainwater before using it as a potable water. […]
India is a vast country, in terms of geography, culture and population. Each of them supports each other and hence it becomes a land of unity in diversity. And the strength of Indian economy is agriculture. Agriculture in India heavily hinges upon the amount of rainfall. This is why farmers and meteorologists are always on Read more about Rainfall in India – Current Scenario, Prediction and Harvesting[…]