Tag: Wastewater

  • Urban Waste Reuse in Peri-urban Agriculture

    Urban Waste Reuse in Peri-urban Agriculture

    Kartik Chugh Over the last few decades, we have witnessed more and more people migrating to urban centres. The growth of urban population has put cities under pressure. Consequently, cities have expanded their range. The process of urbanisation and industrialisation has resulted in the encroachment of peri-urban areas adjacent to the city. At the same…

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  • Urban Wastewater Use in Agriculture: Solution to Water Crisis or Health Hazard?

    Urban Wastewater Use in Agriculture: Solution to Water Crisis or Health Hazard?

    Shashank Bhardwaj When I read about water scarcity and the issue of water wastage, to me it seems that it is inevitably related to the urban landscape. For instance, in today‚Äôs time, when the world is fighting the pandemic, organizations and governments are urging urban dwellers to use water carefully while washing their hands. The…

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  • Health Equity and Sustainable Urban Growth

    Health Equity and Sustainable Urban Growth

    Vipin Kumar Better livelihood, proper medical facilities, and higher education are responsible for the continuous movement of people from rural to urban areas.  Almost 30% of the total Indian population resides in cities (Census 2011) and contributes around 50% of the total GDP. To achieve effective economic development, sustainable utilization of resources is obligatory. Water…

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  • Huge Opportunity and Even Bigger Challenges: Wetland Restoration in the Urban

    Huge Opportunity and Even Bigger Challenges: Wetland Restoration in the Urban

    Ajay Immanuel Gonji It has been a little over a year and a half since Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) entered into a management agreement with the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to restore a small relict of the Jahangirpuri group of wetlands. The Dheerpur Wetland Park (DWP) is an ambitious collaborative project between AUD and DDA…

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