Second Advisory committee meeting of UFM project

The second advisory committee meeting was held on 20th February 2020 in Interdisciplinary centre for water Research (ICWaR), IISc Bangalore in continuation with the first advisory committee meeting to discuss the progress of the work and to show how UFM team has implemented the suggestions given in the first advisory committee meeting.

The major recommendations from the meeting include to extend the scope of the project to address a nationwide problem, implementation of the project at the ground level like multiplicity of agencies, uncertainty in prediction of extreme events and a pilot scheme needs to be designed. Standard Operating Procedure to be prepared before the monsoon season of 2020. Involvement of stake holders must be more in number, use of robotics and artificial intelligence through new companies to map blockages and to convert images posted into data. Improvement of recharge and better use of rainwater. The meeting also suggested to study the inter-linkages between the storm water management system and the sewerage system and implement the low impact development components to reduce flooding.

The minutes of the meeting are available here.

Date(s) - 20/02/2021
All Day

Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research (ICWaR) - IISc Bangalore