Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Talk on Water & Sanitation at Christ University

Christ University ( has taken an initiative to include Sustainability as part of their BBA curriculum. The 3rd year students of BBA have being divided into several groups and each group has chosen an SDG goal of their choice to work on. One of the groups is working on the SDG goal 'Clean Water and Sanitation'; this group invited Biome as a Guest speaker to conduct a session for them.

Venue - Christ University, Hosur Main Road, Bengaluru
Date - 10:00 am to 11:00 am , 9th Aug 2023

Attendees -

  • Prof Leena James, faculty at Christ University
  • 35 students, studying BBA (3rd year) at Christ University
  • Srinivas C from Biome Environmental Trust as Guest speaker

The session was interactive. The following topics were covered by Biome,

  • Water
    • Water supply situation in Bengaluru
    • Energy cost of Cauvery water supply vis-a-vis Ground water from Shallow aquifer
    • The need for Recharge Wells
    • BWSSB rules regarding Rain water harvesting
  • Sanitation
    • Informal use of Wastewater and Fecal sludge for Agriculture in Devanahalli
    • K-C Valley project and its impact on the districts of Chikkaballapur and Kolar


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