Hygiene

Thermal power plants India's biggest water guzzling industry

Most of the older generation thermal plants in India use open loop–wet cooling systems which accounts for 40-80 times more water use than the world average. These...

Siang Basin dams' study inadequate: NGO

South Asia Network for Dams, Rivers and People says the cumulative study conducted by the Central Water Commission does not mention social and cultural impacts of the 44 proposed projects...

Improved sanitation can reduce diarrhoea cases by 47%: World Bank

A World Bank report released this month has found that improved sanitation can reduce cases of diarrhoea in children by...

Phailin increases Andhra groundwater levels

The heavy rainfall that followed super cyclone Phailin combined with the monsoon rainfall this year, has raised...

This 15 minute question-answer survey by WASH For India, a nonprofit working on water & sanitation in India, will help understand the repercussions of poor sanitation. The survey will also help the organisation recommend strategies to improve access to toilets in...

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