Category Archives: water

Watershed: An Area of Land that Drains Water to the Lowest Point

Everyone lives, works or plays in a watershed. What is a Watershed  An area of land that drains water to the lowest point—a river, stream, lake, or ocean. It  is an area of land that catches rain and snow and … Continue reading

Posted in Class Notes, earth, Ecosystem, water | Tagged | Leave a comment

बारिश किस चिड़िया का नाम?:जल-संकट-2 (साबलखेड़-योगिता के गांव)

Originally posted on Hillele:
हम सबको बारिश बहुत अच्छी लगती है न! सिनेमा के परदे पर जब नायक बारिश में भीगता हुआ नायिका के सामने प्रेम-प्रस्ताव रखता है, हम उसमें अपने-आप को ढूंढने लगते हैं. अगर आप उत्तर भारतीय हैं…

Posted in earth, Grounwater, Hindi Posts, India, opinions, water | Leave a comment

Qanats: Underground Aqueducts- A reliable Source of Water in Arid Climate

 Qanat are series of well-like vertical shafts, connected by gently sloping tunnels. they create a reliable supply of water for human settlements and irrigation in hot, arid, and semi-arid climates.  Persians started constructed elaborate tunnel systems called qanats for getting groundwater in … Continue reading

Posted in water | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

EOMAP and Landgate Team up Water Quality Monitoring in Australia

EOMAP, German aquatic remote sensing company has teamed up with Western Australian statutory authority Landgate to provide water quality monitoring tools that enable anyone to study what is stirring up under the surface of Australian waters. read here

Posted in News, water | Leave a comment