Planet Outlook
December 08, 2020
Six-Member Team of Jal Jeevan Mission Visits Andhra Pradesh

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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Planet Outlook
December 08, 2020
Pollution Board Raises Red Flag On Pollution and Frothing in River Yamuna

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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Planet Outlook
November 11, 2020
Delhi Adopts New Measures, Plans on Recycling Wastewater

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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Planet Outlook
November 11, 2020
The National Green Tribunal Stresses on the Formulation of Action Plan for Protecting Water Bodies in UP

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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Planet Outlook
November 08, 2020
Idol Immersion in Kolkata Followed all Environmental Guidelines: KMC

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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Planet Outlook
Soumi Dey - November 06, 2020
100 Cities to Succumb to Water Risk by 2050

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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Planet Outlook
November 04, 2020
National Green Tribunal Questions Center's Role Green Groundwater Initiative

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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Planet Outlook
November 03, 2020
New Step Towards Reducing the Wastage of Groundwater

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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Planet Outlook
November 03, 2020
New labs in Haryana to test water quality

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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Planet Outlook
October 29, 2020
Vizag beach wins the prestigious Blue Flag.

Vizag beach wins the prestigious Blue Flag.

Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam Rushikonda beach has been conferred with the 'Blue Flag' eco-label, which recognizes the overall quality of a beach under the four categories of water quality, environmental management, environmental education and safety.

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