December 10, 2020

Ground Water Crisis In South India

Researchers from IIT Bombay report increasing dependence on groundwater after frequent droughts as the cause for the alarming decrease in groundwater levels in South India.

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December 08, 2020

Six-Member Team of Jal Jeevan Mission Visits Andhra Pradesh

A six-member team from the National Jal Jeevan Mission (NJJM) visited Andhra Pradesh from December 2-5 to provide technical assistance to the state, the Jal Shakti Ministry said on Saturday.

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December 08, 2020

Pollution Board Raises Red Flag On Pollution and Frothing in River Yamuna

In the past, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) observed froth formation and increase in ammonia levels in river Yamuna because of discharge of untreated sewage, non-operation of existing Sewage Treatment Plants

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November 11, 2020

Delhi Adopts New Measures, Plans on Recycling Wastewater

Delhi Water Minister Satyendar Jain said on Friday that the Arvind Kejriwal government will ensure that 100 per cent wastewater is recycled and reused in the city.

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November 11, 2020

The National Green Tribunal Stresses on the Formulation of Action Plan for Protecting Water Bodies in UP

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh chief secretary to hold a meeting with all District Magistrates to prepare a uniform action plan for identification and protection of water bodies.

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November 08, 2020

Idol Immersion in Kolkata Followed all Environmental Guidelines: KMC

Adhering to environmental guidelines of the pollution board to check river water contamination, around 500 Durga idols were immersed in the Hooghly in the city on Tuesday, a senior official of Kolkata Municipal Corporation said.

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Soumi Dey - November 06, 2020

100 Cities to Succumb to Water Risk by 2050

Major cities across the world are standing on the verge of losing their access to clean water by 2050. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in their recent scenario analysis shows that around 100 cities will fall prey to the rising water risk.

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November 04, 2020

National Green Tribunal Questions Center's Role Green Groundwater Initiative

The National Green Tribunal has rapped the Centre over inadequate measures to prevent wastage and misuse of groundwater saying there has to be specific time bound action plans and monitoring.

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November 03, 2020

New Step Towards Reducing the Wastage of Groundwater

Wastage and misuse of potable water and groundwater will, henceforth, be a punishable offence in India.

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November 03, 2020

New labs in Haryana to test water quality

The Haryana government has launched a mobile water testing laboratory van, fully equipped with a multi-parameter system containing analysers, sensor, probes and instruments meant for assessing water quality, the Jal Shakti Ministry said on Monday.

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