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Seeking support to take on a looming Crisis..

Seeking support to take on a looming Crisis..
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Lets take Mumbai's water crisis HEAD ON Lets take Mumbai's water crisis HEAD ON Presentation Transcript

  • * India Specific Presentation
  • * Million liters per day
  • Which is sufficient only for 200 days..;; d ys
  • & then
  • Mumbai’s Domestic per capita water consumption per day (excluding water supplied for industrial demand) = j above 100 liters just
  • Mumbai’s Domestic per capita water consumption per day (excluding water supplied for industrial demand) = j above 100 liters just Water W te supplied to most slum areas lied mo t l m e = 25 liters per day per household (not per capita)# * Conservative Estimate # According to Bombay Community Public Trust
  • Mumbai’s Domestic per capita water consumption per day (excluding water supplied for industrial demand) = j above 100 liters just Water W te supplied to most slum areas lied mo t l m e = 25 liters per day per household (not per capita)# The other 50% (which is most of ‘US’ who are reading this) consume 190 liters per capita per day ^ er ca ita er * Conservative Estimate # According to Bombay Community Public Trust ^ Assuming 2.5 members per household in slums (highly conservative estimate) and 100 lpcd water availability on an average across Mumbai (lower than actual)
  • My numbers may well be wrong… but I urge you to answer this for yourself
  • Read on for answers All figures henceforth are per capita per day (unless specified otherwise) and are based on a ‘Water Audit’ as part of BIS seminar 2009 & some common sense
  • New Dual Flush Toilets use only about 3 or 6 liters per flush If you cant afford to replace your old 1, look up the internet for ways to save water with the older designs
  • goes down the drains Be vigilant for leaky/running taps and overflowing tanks, use press handle type taps, turn off taps while brushing. Educate your family members and housemaid. Remember – a tap running for 1 minute means ~ 2 liters of water lost
  • It takes Install low flow showers. Make your showers quick.. Or share showers :p
  • Top loaders use about 140 liters o per load Front loaders are more efficient – they use about 50 to 80 liters per load Buy front loaders. Minimize the number of loads as far as possible
  • Sum it Up And remember we have not even accounted for.. Your Cars Your gardens & Drinking Water
  • She wont be happy if she is told that grown ups around her could have averted a water crisis.. ….. but d d didn’t Think of this …
  • Which means ‘No’ or atleast ‘fewer’ “Dry Days” No fewer Dry Days trust me.. It wont take anything more than a Commitment it t to achieve a 2 liter per day saving
  • Mail it Tweet it Share it Blog it Post it (embed this presentation to your blog) Or just talk about it
  • Image Credits • Stock Xchng (www.sxc.hu) • http://www.freshnews.in/wp- content/uploads/2008/12/city-water-supply.jpg • http://www.ipswichriver.org/images/water- footprint.jpg • http://farm1.static.flickr.com/81/249799245_97142 htt //f 1 t ti fli k /81/249799245 97142 9d9a8.jpg?v=0 • http://www.bloodydecks.com/forums/attachments/bloo dydecks-yellowtail-shootout- tournament/142543d1246126959-2009-yellowtail- shootout-tournament-pics-finger-pointing- p g p g 796415_libkhvdkztpg.jpg • http://wallpapers- mobilewallpapers.blogspot.com/2009/10/charming- babies-wallpapers-innocent.html