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Call for papers: Journal of Water Engineering and Management

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Prof. Ajay Singh, member of the IUKWC Open Network and faculty at Department of Water Engineering and Management, Central University of Jharkhand has launched a new journal titled 'Journal of Water Engineering and Management'. The journal is currently accepting manuscripts under various themes.

For further details on the journal visit: http://jweam.in/

Managing regulated rivers for sustaining river ecology and biodiversity. What do we need to know and how do we do it? Webinar – Monday 27th July 2020 (1000 hrs BST/1430 hrs IST)

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Organised by Cranfield University, UK and Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE, India),  National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee (NIHR, India) and World Wildlife Fund - India (WWF-India).
 
This webinar will contribute to sharing and deepening knowledge on the design and implementation of ecological flows in India through short talks and open discussions. It is part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) project ‘Transitioning water management in India to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals’.

Webinar : The value of Citizen Science in Research - Thursday 7th May (9.00 UK; 13.30 India)

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This webinar will include insight from Saurabh Gupta from Earth5R in Mumbai, Dr Sarah Cook from Warwick University and Dr Nathalie Gilbert from Thames 21 in London. Through this project, the team will be creating a citizen science and water toolkit that can be used to support research, and this webinar will be an opportunity to discuss and contribute to the formation of this toolkit.

The Long Indian Summer

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India has suffered from successive droughts in recent years, placing a severe strain on water resources. Inefficient water use and climate change have led to “day zero” scenarios. Harry Dixon (IUKWC Centre Co-ordinator) contributed to the article addressing challenges, implications, and potential solutions to India’s looming water crisis. The article was published in the One Earth journal for World Water Day 2020.

To read the article please click here

Calls open for SPARC Workshop

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Workshop Theme: Recharge Process of Springs and Its Management to Mitigate Anthropogenic and Climate Change Impact for Water Security: A case study in part of Kumaun Lesser Himalaya, India
 
Workshop Dates: January 21-22, 2020
Venue : GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology (GBPUA&T)
Last date for submission of online registrations: January 03, 2020
For more details click here

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