Articles by Mayuri More

Mayuri is a passionate Urban Practitioner with a keen focus on water management and a dedication to continual self-improvement. As an experienced GIS Analyst, she adeptly utilizes technology to optimize resource utilization. Alongside her professional endeavours, Mayuri excels in leading social campaigns and finds creative expression through poetry. Currently, she is applying her expertise to the Shallow Aquifer Mapping project at Biome Environmental Trust.

As Bengaluru struggles with an ongoing water crisis, it reports a shortage of about 500 million litres of water every day. The significant water problem in the city is frequently blamed on insufficient rainfall, unregulated groundwater exploitation, and environmental negligence. However, it is essential to investigate water contamination, notably from sewage and industrial effluents, as a major cause of the water crisis. The focus then moves to Shivpura Lake in the Peenya Industrial Area.  Although a key industrial area, Peenya is neglected, as evidenced by its poor infrastructure and pollution issues. Shivpura Lake, in particular, is contaminated by the surrounding…

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