Live telecast of panel discussion on "Wastewater: a curse or an untapped resource?"
Venue: ATREE Auditorium and live on our YouTube channel: ATREEBangalore
Date: 23rd March, 2017
Time: 15:45 IST [GMT/UTC + 5:30h]

ATREE is celebrating World Water Day on 23rd March, 2017 with a panel discussion on potential of recycling wastewater in urban regions and we welcome you to join us in this discussion. Please register for the session and we will send you the link to the online streaming.

About the Panel Discussion:

In the midst of failing rains, drought and socio-political conflicts over rivers, many Indian cities are facing a looming water crisis. As populations increase in cities with depleting and over stressed water resources, there is growing concern over how to meet the water needs of Indian cities. Authorities continue in their attempts to meet the burgeoning demand by drilling more borewells or by increasing the import of water from distant sources.

As these options are exhausted or mired in conflict, there has been a considerable interest in wastewater recycling as it can address the twin problems of water pollution and scarcity in the city. However, there are several infrastructural, institutional and social barriers to wastewater recycling.

This panel discussion will discuss these challenges and potential solutions to help cities transition to a "circular water economy".

Dr Veena Srinivasan [Moderator]:
Dr Durba Biswas
Dr Priyanka Jamwal
Dr Sharachchandra Lele
Dr Jagdish Krishnaswamy

Join us for the live streaming of the discussion on our YouTube channel by following the link

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