Liquid waste

Working conditions of the sanitory workers have found to remain unchanged over the years and pose a considerable risk to the dignity and health of the workers. For example, studies indicate that sanitory workers are exposed to a range of health hazards such as exposure to harmful gases like methane and hydrogen sulfide, cardiovascular degeneration, musculoskeletal disorders like osteoarthritic...

Directed and produced by Swati Dandekar, 'Water and a City' traces the journey of water through Bangalore using a succession of haunting...

Guest post by: SCOPE
Forwarded to the Portal by: Ramesh Sakthivel

SCOPE Trichy had under the UNICEF–IIT Delhi project, set up a pilot urinal facility in Musiri Boys High School, Trichy District, Tamil Nadu...

Author : Gagandeep

“We have to end the biggest dehumanising activity called manual scavenging”

The Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrine Prohibition Act in 1993 was intended to give some relief from this activity, but still nothing has been done to eradicate this practice. Tens of thousands of people are engaged in manual...

This document by Department of Drinking Water Supply is on the guidelines of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA) (July 2012). The details of the guidelines are elaborated in 23 different sections, followed by an exhaustive list of annexure. It starts with a brief background to relationship between water,...

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