Training Programme on Water Management in collaboration with Planning Insight
GRIHA Council, in collaboration with Planning Insights has conducted an online 2-day certificate course on Water Management on 26th & 27th August, 2022. Planning Insights is a platform where different perspectives, approaches, interventions and ideas across Town and Country Planning, Architecture, Remote Sensing and Construction industry are shared with authentic and reliable insights.
With the current scenario where water scarcity is exponentially increasing, it becomes vital to manage water resources sustainably with the objective to optimize water usage, replenish ground water sources and avoid contamination of natural water sources. The water movement needs to gain momentum and that's possible only through collaborations between various industry stakeholders and research organizations in bringing out smart water solutions to mitigate water scarcity issues at grass root level. There is a need for development of innovative solutions to manage and monitor natural resources on Earth.
Keeping these issues in hindsight, the course was conducted, which focused on water management practices in terms of managing and optimizing the building and landscape water demand, details with respect to rainwater harvesting and recharging in accordance to GRIHA V.2019. GRIHA’s latest certification launch of Water Positive Certification, focused on the concepts of water positivity and the process involved in GRIHA’s certification was discussed. Related exercises, calculations and discussions were also carried out around the concepts. The Water Positive certification elaborates on the water
A certificate, co-signed by GRIHA Council and Planning Insights was awarded to all the participants. The sessions were attended by over 25 participants.