Department of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology of the RWTH Aachen University

Monthly Archives: November 2013

Potable Water woes for Rural Population in Eastern Uttar Pradesh

A recent study conducted by the assistance of World Bank in rural areas of districts of Eastern Uttar Pradesh have pointed out very serious questions about the sanitation facilities and potable water quality available to the people in this region. Read more »

Vector Borne Diseases and the Urban Malaria Scheme

Every year after the monsoon season there is a sharp rise in the spread of vector borne diseases such as malaria and dengue fever, which are transmitted by mosquitos. In private and public hospitals there were around 450 officially reported cases of malaria in Hyderabad in 2012. But especially dengue fever has witnessed a rise in cases in the recent years. Read more »