Water Problems in Delhi and Recommended solutions

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Done as a part of Internship requirement. This ppt is a result of a project done with Center for Civil Society in June 2009.
The topic covers the main problems, the causes, the current situation and the recommended solutions.

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Water Problems in Delhi and Recommended solutions

  1. 1. 06/19/09 Water woes of Delhi by Shivraj Singh Negi for CCS summer internship
  2. 2. 06/19/09 Water woes of Delhi by Shivraj Singh Negi for CCS summer internship
  3. 3. <ul><li>Depleted Ground Water reserves. </li></ul><ul><li>Drying up Yamuna. </li></ul><ul><li>Dying surface water bodies. </li></ul><ul><li>Long distance transfer of water from Ganga and Bhakra. </li></ul><ul><li>47 % water is UFW. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps in hiding infrastructural inefficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>30 % water lost in evaporation. </li></ul><ul><li>No accounting of water use at different stages. No groundwater monitoring. </li></ul><ul><li>Poor end up paying a ‘poverty premium’. </li></ul><ul><li>Due to irregular and insufficient supply, there are high coping costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Only 75% households in Delhi have access to safe drinking water. </li></ul>06/19/09
  4. 4. 06/19/09 Water woes of Delhi by Shivraj Singh Negi for CCS summer internship
  5. 5. 06/19/09 Water woes of Delhi by Shivraj Singh Negi for CCS summer internship
  6. 6. <ul><li>Dedicated Social Development Unit, written policy of connecting the urban poor with well specified targets. </li></ul><ul><li>Simplifying the cost and procedure of connection and consumption. </li></ul><ul><li>NGOs for sensitizing people about piped water supply, and to educate field staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Extending the existing supply networks to these areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Use NGOs to ensure continuing compliance and monitoring. This will involve local elected representatives as well. </li></ul>06/19/09 Water woes of Delhi by Shivraj Singh Negi for CCS summer internship
  7. 7. 06/19/09 Water woes of Delhi by Shivraj Singh Negi for CCS summer internship
  8. 8. 06/19/09 Water woes of Delhi by Shivraj Singh Negi for CCS summer internship
  9. 9. Credits and references <ul><li>Pictures from Different websites (mint, CSE, eyc). </li></ul><ul><li>WSP field note on BWSSB’s SDU initiative. </li></ul><ul><li>Special thanx to Partha, Sushmita, Arvind, Moho Chaturvedi, Pranjal Deekshit. </li></ul>06/19/09 Water woes of Delhi by Shivraj Singh Negi for CCS summer internship

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