Bengaluru well Map – Not long ago, almost every house in Bengaluru had a well. Many of them were closed or fell into disrepair. Biome has been encouraging people to revive these wells and also to dig new wells. Putting these wells on a map will not only help us see how many wells are there in Bengaluru, but also help us to study the shallow aquifer of the city. Click on the pic or the link to open the map.
Put your well on the map – You can help us add to the well map. If you have a well on your property, or know of a well in a park or a temple or any public place, please use this link to submit information about the well, and we will add it to the map. Clicking on the link will open a google form in which you can fill in the details about the well/s. Don’t worry if you are not able to fill in all the details asked for – try and fill in as many as you can.
Water Management in Apartment complexes (Best practices) Water Management in Gated Layouts (Best practices)
Mr Sanjeev Patil’s Sanyam Permaculture Farm is set on two plots of farmland adjacent to each other in Halligeri Village, Dharwad. Both plots are principally mango orchards. The smaller plot is of 1 acre with a farm pond towards the southeastern part, and the larger plot is of around 3 acres situated to its north.… Continue reading Recharge wells help recharge borewell on a farm
Introduction Ferns Residency is a residential layout in Kothanur in north-east Bangalore. It is 21 years old and is spread over 30 acres. It currently has 130 villas with 500 residents. This case study describes how layouts without a water connection from BWSSB (Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board) can manage their water needs. Water… Continue reading Water management at Ferns Residency layout
Introduction Astro Rosewood Regency, located on Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru, is an apartment complex of 188 flats, of which 175 are occupied. They use borewells and tanker water. However, 5 of the 6 borewells have gone dry. Even the yield of the last functioning borewell is decreasing. So, until 2020, they had to keep sing more… Continue reading Smart water meters in Astro Rosewood Regency
Understanding water demand Have you ever wondered how much water you use? Would you be able to estimate how much water do you actually need? In Indian cities, only a small percentage of the population are lucky enough to have access to municipal water supply. Around 40% of urban households do not receive any municipal water supply… Continue reading Water Demand
Our planet’s water circulates continuously from the atmosphere to land and oceans, and back again in a process known as the hydrological cycle. The hydrological cycle includes rainfall, percolation of water into the ground, and evaporation of water from oceans, among other processes. In this entire cycle, rainfall is our only source of fresh water.… Continue reading Rainfall