Global practices to clean rivers

This task requires you to share global best practices adopted to clean big rivers across the world.

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Global practices to clean rivers

This task requires you to share global best practices adopted to clean big rivers across the world.

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Manoj Maurya's picture

Manoj Maurya 3 years 2 weeks ago

Series of bypasses, or channels, that divert domestic and industrial waste water from the river to cleanse it naturally, and make it drinkable by the time it flows back into the river. It has been tested successfully on Israel's Yarkon River, where more than eighty bypasses were installed.

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Manoj Maurya 3 years 2 weeks ago

Continuous Laminar Flow Inversion and Oxygenation aeration system and water treatment process for river improvement and stream restoration.
River water inversion and oxygenation enables beneficial bacteria, insects, and fish to thrive on the bottom and will reduce disease-causing bacteria. Check- 1. Helpe Mineure River Improvement Project: www.clean-flo.com/articles/helpe_river/ 2. India cleans up polluted lakes and rivers: www.clean-flo.com/archived-articles/india_cleans/

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Divyang Arora 3 years 2 weeks ago

Just as there are special trains for cleaning purposes in our railways, there should be specially designed boats which would run on major waterways and would clean the rivers. These boats should be equipped with all cleaning performers.

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Gurudutt Mallapur 3 years 2 weeks ago

Afforestt QuickForest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BgPFIKCaOQ Adapts Akira Miyawaki's Japanese methodology. Zero maintenance local natural biodiverse forest in 2 years. Uses small strips of unused land, gives fruit in farms or greenery in urban areas. Uses space vertically instead of horizontally. Recharges Water Table. 100 year old forest in just 10 years. 10 times faster growth than conventional planting. 30 trees/100 sft. instead of 1 tree/100 sft. Uses cheap, local and waste materials.

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Venkata Rama Krishna Thullimilli 3 years 2 weeks ago

like we go into shower before going into swimming pool we must make everyone have a shower. Dredge Ganga deep on his path as we see in certain beaches (eg, Bhiminipatnnam in Andhra Pradesh) or create a situation where people will drown (by hoardings), or similar ways by which no one dares to enter into river, but still to satisfy people sentiments construct showers and connect all these showers to a efficient sewage treatment plant

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Bijjam Pranay Vamshidhar Reddy 3 years 2 weeks ago

We can easily clean our river Ganga.For that first,we need to place the large size nets with small holes in them(they will act as Semi-permeable layers).Thus all the wastes come and struck in the nets.And we need to clean them once a month.So that the river will be cleaned automatically.Remember to place 100-150 large sized nets.These nets should be like gates so that whenever floods occur they can be opened so that the nets will not be broken.And they will be safe.

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Anuradha Panigrahi 3 years 2 weeks ago

Implement Laws to Strictly Prohibit Dumping of factory, municipal, restaurants, other business's garbage disposals from entering into the rivers. Violators (2nd time) should lose their license to do business and first time violators should pay hefty fines. Monitoring & implementing task force should be people from various states, not just local people to avoid corruption in implementing the law. Once the law is enforced, deploy the cleaning machines to separate the garbage from the water.

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Pradeep kumar 3 years 2 weeks ago

Effective Microorganism (EM) can be used to clean Ganga river as done by Govt of Malysia. This te hnology developed by DrTeuro Higa of Japan .we can utilise our school children to prepare EM mud balls to throw into Ganga .(microbial acti ity will clean up the river).The project can be financed by polluting industries around Ganga .On particular day school children can form a human chain to throw this EM mud balls to river Ganga..EM technology details can be found from www.emrojapan.com

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Siba Prasad Sen 3 years 2 weeks ago

River health and environmental flow assessment and implementation are high priorities for the Chinese government
The No.1 Policy Document issued in 2011 focuses on developing and managing water resources. In setting a roadmap for the next 10 years of water conservancy projects, the No.1 Policy Document recognises the challenge.
projects, the No.1 Policy Document recognises the challenge of conserving and protecting water resources and the
importance of ‘economic, ecological, and nationa