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Will NDA drown or play saviour? 26.9.2017 thehansindia3920
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Marine Products Export Development Authority to probe into rejection of seafood exports 26.9.2017 thehansindia3899
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CM reviews plan for setting up decentralised STPs 26.9.2017 dailypioneer
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Harish promises potable water to fluoride-hit Nalgonda by January 26.9.2017 thehansindia3900
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Vamsadhara projec is dream of YSR says Dharmana Prasada Rao 26.9.2017 thehansindia3899
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Mullaperiyar water level will be raised to 152 ft: O Panerselvam 26.9.2017

Kottayam: Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister O. Panerselvam on Monday said the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam would be raised to 152 feet. Inaugurating the release of water from the dam at Thekkady, he said it was the desire of the late Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalitha. He stated that they would hold discussions with the Kerala government on raising the water level.

The statement is in the context of the irrigation department officials finding leakages in the Block 11 and 12 shutters on Sunday.  The stand of Kerala is that it is not safe to raise the level beyond 136.

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CM reviews plan for decentralised sewage treatment 26.9.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 25 Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today reviewed a plan for setting up decentralised sewage treatment plants (STPs) across Delhi. The Chief Minister held a meeting with senior officials of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB). In the meeting he was briefed about the 600 sites identified in unauthorised colonies, villages and other areas for establishment of decentralised STPs. According to sources, these STPs would not only solve the sewage crisis, but would also produce a huge amount of recycled water in the city. In the first phase, STPs would be set up in these 600 locations. Later, the DJB has to identify more locations for decentralised STPs. A statement issued by the government said that decentralised STPs would be installed and treated water would be used for different purposes such as waterbody recharge, horticulture and other non-potable uses. A day after taking charge of the water department, Kejriwal had visited three decentralised STPs in areas under the New ...
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T Harish Rao sets dam timeline 26.9.2017

Hyderabad: Irrigation minister T. Harish Rao on Monday made a surprise visit to the Udaya Samudram project, that is proposed to provide drinking water and irrigation for the Munugode, Nakrekal and Nalgonda Assembly seats.

He told officials to to complete all related work by December so that water from Nagarjunasagar dam could be stored in the project.

He drew up a timeline for every aspect of work related to the project and asked officials and contract agencies to stick to schedule and complete the work. If not, he said, he would recommend termination of the agencies.

He said the approach canal and tunnel works were nearing completion and the surge pool would be completed to impound water at the Brahmana-Vellala reservoir under the Udaya Samudram project.

He instructed Nagar-junasagar project chief engineer S. Suneel to personally supervise the ongoing work and meet the time targets. He accused the previous Congress regime of neglecting the project.

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Activists seeks white paper on water projects 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
The Chickballapur District Permanent Irrigation Struggle Committee has sought a white paper on availability of water from various projects.“The State government should form a joint fact finding commi...
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Gayatri Projects wins Rs 1,483-cr contract in Telangana 25.9.2017 HBL: Home
Gayatri Projects has bagged a Rs 1,483-crore irrigation project in Telangana. “Gayatri Projects has won a Rs 1,483-crore irrigation project for the formation of Sri Komaravelli Mallanna Sagar Rese...
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This lake was seaplane base during WW-II 25.9.2017 TOI: Cities
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‘Vaigai seminal to Tamil culture’ 25.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘Damage to it will affect the future generations’
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Visiting Okhla bird sanctuary anytime soon? Brace yourself for a heartbreak 25.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
Experts blame the buzz emanating from high-tension electric lines, poor maintenance of floating water plants, heavy sewage inflow at Kalindi Kunj among other reasons for the deterioration of the sanctuary.
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Farmers restive over govt apathy 25.9.2017 thehansindia3920
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Sukhna water level reaches highest point 25.9.2017 The Tribune

Chandigarh, September 24

The last two days’ rain has brough the water level in the Sukhna to 1162 feet, its highest level. The city has witnessed 104 mm of rainfall in the past two days. The water level in the lake had reached 1161.70 ft on August 24. Officials said the present level was just one feet from the danger mark.

It was in 2008 when flood gates of the lake were opened after the water level crossed the 1163 mark. GS Dhillon, former Chief Engineer-cum-Director, Irrigation and Power Research Institute, Amritsar, said sign was good for the lake. He said the water was also coming to the lake in good quantity from the upper reaches of the Himalaya.

The Sukhna has been facing a shortage of water for many years. Experts say with the water level reaching the highest level, the lake would not dry in next three years. — TNS

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A sketchy roadmap 25.9.2017 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Inflows recede; Andhra Pradesh, Telangana in a bind 25.9.2017
Hyderabad: Inflows into Srisailam have started receding and with the monsoon withdrawal date of October 15 approaching, it is increasingly clear that Telangana state and Andhra Pradesh will not have water from the dam for irrigation. With no water till the next monsoon, 30 lakh acres of crop land will go without assured irrigation from the Krishna river, which could affect production of food grains. The Srisailam dam had 160 tmc ft of water on Sunday, and this will be used only for drinking purposes. "We had estimated water availability based on hope, but the real picture will be available when the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) meets on October 15," said Srisailam dam chief engineer C. Narayana Reddy.  Mr Sridhar Deshpande, officer on special duty at the Telngana state irrigation ministry, echoed the same sentiment, saying, "There is no water for irrigation using Krishna waters. Strict discipline should be ensured to reserve the entire storage for drinking ...
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‘Focus is on linking Godavari and Penna’ 24.9.2017 Hindu: News
The State government is focussing on linking the Godavari with the Penna to provide water to Rayalaseema districts on a permanent basis, Minister for Water Resources Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has said...
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Community Fish Sanctuary inaugurated at Gambegre 24.9.2017 The Shillong Times
TURA: Executive Member, in charge of Forest, GHADC, Righteous N Sangma on Friday inaugurated the community Fish Sanctuary at Chigitchakgre village in West Garo Hills. The initiative was undertaken jointly by IBDLP and Fishery Department with the support of the community and the office of the Gambegre C & RD Block. Inaugurating the sanctuary at Bandra river (Bolmendu […]
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Farmers exposed to innovative irrigation technique 24.9.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
The simple method will ensure continuous water supply to trees
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