Bangalore’s rain-catcher: A man who never had to pay corporation for water

Heavy rains in the past three days have cooled Bangalore and also helped raise water levels in dams that supply water to the city. But there is one man in the city who is unhappy.

“We should learn to keep the rains in our homes,” says AR Shivakumar, senior fellow and principal investigator- RWH, Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Read more: http://www.firstpost.com/blogs/bangalores-rain-catcher-a-man-who-never-had-to-pay-corporation-for-water-840013.html

Bangalore’s rain-catcher: A man who never had to pay corporation for water

Heavy rains in the past three days have cooled Bangalore and also helped raise water levels in dams that supply water to the city. But there is one man in the city who is unhappy.

“We should learn to keep the rains in our homes,” says AR Shivakumar, senior fellow and principal investigator- RWH, Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Read more: http://forbesindia.com/blog/economy-policy/bangalores-rain-catcher-the-man-who-never-payed-for-water/

Green cause: Here’s a spot-fixing that will actually work

Two days ago, a local group in Bangalore had a reason to celebrate. They had 112 spot fixes in 56 days. Hold on now, there’s no need to get angry for this is the kind of spot fixing. Most residents in urban concrete jungles whole heartedly welcome it.

These spot fixes refer to places in the city that needed urgent attention because they were either littered or creating a nuisance for people in the area. Bangalore has had and still continues to have huge issues with garbage, and in one way, these spot fixes clean up common dumping areas.

Read more: http://www.firstpost.com/blogs/green-cause-heres-a-spot-fixing-that-will-actually-work-828143.html

Spot fixing you can bet on

Two days ago, a local group in Bangalore had reason to celebrate. They had 112 spot fixes in 56 days. Hold on now, there’s no need to get angry for this is the kind of spot fixing. Most residents in urban concrete jungles whole heartedly welcome it.

These spot fixes refer to places in the city that needed urgent attention because they were either littered or creating a nuisance for people in the area. Bangalore has had and still continues to have huge issues with garbage, and in one way, these spot fixes clean up common dumping areas.

Read more: http://forbesindia.com/blog/economy-policy/spot-fixing-you-can-bet-on/#ixzz2UlSlJLc8