Lets take Mumbai's water crisis HEAD ON
Seeking support to take on a looming Crisis.. Small contributions can really make a difference..
<ul><li> 1. * India Specific Presentation </li></ul>
<p> 2. * Million liters per day 3. Which is sufficient only for 200 days..;; d ys 4. & then 5. Mumbais Domestic per capita water consumption per day(excluding water supplied for industrial demand) = j above 100 liters just 6. Mumbais Domestic per capita water consumption per day(excluding water supplied for industrial demand) = j above 100 liters justWater W te supplied to most slum areasliedmo t l m e = 25 liters per day per household (not per capita)# * Conservative Estimate# According to Bombay Community Public Trust 7. Mumbais Domestic per capita water consumption per day(excluding water supplied for industrial demand)= j above 100 litersjust WaterW te supplied to most slum areas liedmo t l m e = 25 liters per day per household (not per capita)#The other 50% (which is most of US who are reading this) consume190 liters per capita per day ^er ca ita er* Conservative Estimate# According to Bombay Community Public Trust^ Assuming 2.5 members per household in slums (highly conservative estimate) and 100 lpcd water availability on an average across Mumbai (lower than actual) 8. My numbers may well be wrongbut I urge you to answer thisfor yourself 9. Read on for answers All figures henceforth are per capita per day (unless specified otherwise) and are based on a Water Audit as part of BIS seminar 2009 & some common sense 10. New Dual Flush Toilets use only about 3 or 6 liters per flush If you cant afford to replace your old 1, look up the internet for ways to save water with the older designs 11. goes down the drains Be vigilant for leaky/running taps and overflowing tanks, use press handle type taps, turn off taps while brushing. Educate your family members and housemaid. Remember a tap running for 1 minute means ~ 2 liters of water lost 12. It takes Install low flow showers. Make your showers quick.. Or share showers :p 13. Top loaders use about 140 liters o per loadFront loaders are more efficient they use about50 to 80 liters per load Buy front loaders. Minimize the number of loads as far as possible 14. Sum it Up And remember we have not even accounted for.. Your CarsYour gardens & Drinking Water 15. She wont be happy if she is told that grown upsaround her could have averted a water crisis.. .. but d ddidntThink of this 16. Which means No or atleast fewer Dry DaysNofewer Dry Days trust me.. It wont take anything more than a Commitmentit tto achieve a 2 liter per day saving 17. Mail it Tweet itShare itBlog itPost it (embed this presentationto your blog)Or just talk about it 18. Image Credits Stock Xchng (www.sxc.hu) http://www.freshnews.in/wp- content/uploads/2008/12/city-water-supply.jpg http://www.ipswichriver.org/images/water- footprint.jpg http://farm1.static.flickr.com/81/249799245_97142 htt //f 1 t ti fli k/81/249799245 97142 9d9a8.jpg?v=0 http://www.bloodydecks.com/forums/attachments/bloo dydecks-yellowtail-shootout- tournament/142543d1246126959-2009-yellowtail- shootout-tournament-pics-finger-pointing-pg pg 796415_libkhvdkztpg.jpg http://wallpapers- mobilewallpapers.blogspot.com/2009/10/charming- babies-wallpapers-innocent.html </p>