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Integrated urban water management

With Bangalore water supply and sewerage board (BWSSB) failing to ‘cope up’ with the water demand of the growing city, lakhs of bore wells and tankers extracting water from the groundwater have led to over exploitation of the groundwater. However, there have been efforts from communities and individuals to sustainably …

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Waste Water Solutions

As per the Ministry of Water Resources, India occupies 2% of the world’s land area, supports over 16% of its population and has only 4% of its renewable water resources. These staggering statistics has made wastewater management in India an extremely important area of focus elucidates, Pankaj Mishra, Industry Business …

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Wastewater Aeration

Siemens Aeration Competence Center (ACC) offers a wide portfolio of turbocompressors for aeration needs in waste water treatment. Jan Olsen, Director at ACC – Siemens, Denmark speaks to Buildotech on the aeration technology and its scope in India. What is the aeration compressor technology? Aeration is the process by which …

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Sustainable products for the Bathroom

The responsible use of resources has become an essential part of every new development at Duravit which continues to give rise to new product ideas that contribute to an environmentally conscious future.

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Reduction of Waste Pipe Noise

India Bulls residential project in Chennai had the electric meter room for each building on the ground floor. One of the studio flats was converted to a one bed room apartment and as a result, the waste pipe line of the first floor apartment passed through the living room of …

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Be Water Wise

Due to rapid urbanization, infiltration of rainwater into the subsoil has decreased drastically and recharging of groundwater has diminished. This scenario requires an alternative source to bridge the gap between demand and supply. Rainwater, which is easily available and is the purest form of water, is an immediate source to …

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Viega Sanpress Inox

Viega Sanpress Inox and Sanpress Inox G, thin-walled pipes consist of corrosion resistant stainless steel 1.4401 (SUS 316), ideal for drinking water and gas installations. The pipes are available in sizes between 15mm and 108mm, including the intermediate size of 64mm. Reliable press connectors and system fittings round off the versatile complete system.

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Reduction of Wastepipe Noise

The trend towards high-density living environments and lightweight building construction over the last decade has required an improvement in the control of noise from waste pipes and general plumbing. Soundlag 4525C, carrying a ten year warranty, is the choice for many leading acoustic consultants, architects and consulting engineers as its …

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Waterproofing Your Bathroom

Bathrooms these days are not just meant for freshening up, but are more visualized as personal spaces to get refreshed and also rejuvenated. However, frequently exposure to water moisture and constant damp conditions spoil the overall attraction of the bathroom. Tirthapratim Banerjee, Head – Training, Pidilite Industries Limited explains the reasons of water leakage and tries to acquaint us with impacts of prolonged water movement and provide knowledge on the best-in-class solution or treatment to stop such water penetration.

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Active Landscapes

Eli Cohen, Sustainability Expert, Ayala Water & Ecology writes about how we can make Green spaces work for us by a practical, economic and sustainable treatment system for water, soil and air.

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