World Water Day “Leaving No One Behind” celebrated at Sahyadri
Mangaluru: Dept. of Civil Engineering of Sahyadri College in association with Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KPCB) celebrates World Water Day. Dr. S Manjappa, Director of Research, introduced the theme of this year’s World water day “Leaving No One Behind”. The chief guest of the day was Dr. Lakshman Nandagiri, Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics, NITK, Suratkal. In his address, he stressed upon the need for saving water. He also outlined the present water scenario and the need to conserve it for the future generations. He also spoke about the impact of climate change due to anthropogenic activities.
Dr. Amba Shetty, Professor & Head, Dept of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics, NITK, Suratkal, was the resource person. She spoke about the application of RS and GIS in water resource management. Dr. Basavaraju Manu, Associate Professor, Dept of Civil Engineering, NITK, Suratkal spoke about the role of coastal reservoirs and the advantages of the same. He also explained about the Wastewater Treatment Techniques.
Sri. Rakshekhar Puranik, Senior Environment Officer, KSPCB, Mangaluru and S.S. Balakrishna, Vice President were also present. The theme for World Water Day 2019 is ‘Leaving no one behind’. This is an adaptation of the central promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. As sustainable development progresses, everyone must benefit