News and Events

18 of June 2012


As a part of the Saph Pani Chennai case study, a percolation pond was constructed in the last week of May at Andarmadam, Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu, India. The effectiveness of this pond will be monitored with an...[more]

18 of June 2012

Saph Pani was presented at Indian Science Day

On the 11th of June 2012 there was a science day held at “Freie Universität Berlin (FUB)”. The topic was: "Issues of Sustainability in Urban and Rural Spaces in India." Michael Schneider (FUB) and Elango...[more]

29 of May 2012

Saph Pani Meeting in Basel

On the 9th of May and 11th of May, the second Saph Pani meeting took place in Basel, Switzerland. The event, organised by FHNW, was used for discussions and progress reports from all work packages. Two external advisors, Haim...[more]

29 of May 2012

Practitioners Day held at Basel Meeting

On the occasion of the second project meeting of Saph Pani there was a Practitioners Day organized by FHNW. The event took place on the 10th of May in Basel. Experts from India and Europe shared their experience with the...[more]

10 of May 2012

Bank Filtration Training course was a success

As reported before, the Saph Pani partners NIH and HTWD organized a training course on bank filtration during the India Water Week. On the 13th of April researchers, operators, policymakers and representatives of private sectors...[more]

05 of April 2012

Saph Pani in the Indian news

The Hindu, one of India’s leading English newspapers, reported on the 23rd of March, 2012 about the proposed research at the Chennai study site. You can read the whole article here. [more]

05 of April 2012

Update on Measurements taken by SPT near Chennai

Saph Pani partner SPT Consultancy Services will study the impact of infiltration through temple tanks on ground water quality in Chennai. Click here to read the full article....[more]

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