User: phemk23 Topic: Water Reform
Category: Water Reform :: Drinking water
Last updated: Jun 23 2017 11:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Shriram EPC soars on bagging orders worth of Rs 165 crore 23.6.2017 Business Standard: Markets & Investing
The stock rallied 18% to Rs 28.20 on BSE in intra-day trade on back of heavy volumes.
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Dry spell returns to catchment areas, worse days are ahead 21.6.2017 Hindu: Madurai
Farmers not ready to start ‘kar’ paddy cultivation as storage level in dams is low
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NITI Aayog to rank states on water resource management 15.6.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
NITI Aayog will soon rank states based on their efficient management of water resources against a new Composite Water Management Index developed by the government think tank. The new rankings would be declared on January 2018, Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, said on Wednesday on the sidelines of a day-long national workshop on tracking water management initiatives. The index — based on which the states would be ranked — will take into consideration factors like source augmentation (restoration of water bodies, groundwater), rural drinking water, urban water supply and sanitation, as well as policy and governance including enactment of legislations for protecting water bodies and prevention of encroachment, among others. According to Kant, this was the first time an outcome-oriented index was designed to rank states on their management of water resources. He said the best practices adopted by the states on water resources management will also be highlighted. During the workshop, Ramesh Chand, member, NITI ...
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NITI Aayog to rank states on managing water 15.6.2017 ET: Policy
The move is seen putting pressure on states to kick-start the practice of making water usage chargeable, which, in turn, is seen curbing water wastage.
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Now states to be ranked on efficient water management 14.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
States across India would soon be ranked on their efficient management of water resources as the NITI Aayog has developed a Composite Water Management Index to assess them and to encourage them to improve their rating.
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Kottoor elephant camp sees fewer visitors 10.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Recent efforts to pump water from Neyyar dam have marred the surroundings
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Capital has a serious water management problem: CM 9.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Asks DJB to explain how and where city’s raw water supply is being distributed
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New pipeline to end water shortage in W. Kochi 5.6.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Water supply in the region expected to go up by 20 million litres a day once the pipeline is in place
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Pimple Saudagar society harvests rainwater, goes free of tankers 24.5.2017 TOI: Pune Times
A Pimple Saudagar housing society has shown a diligent way towards effective water management in Pimpri-Chinchwad. Representatives of buildings in key residential areas like Wakad, Punawale, Moshi, Pimple Saudagar and Nigdi organised a visit on Sunday to Roseland Residency Cooperative Housing Society in order to imbibe methods of rainwater harvesting (RWH) from the latter.
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Contingency plan in place to tide over water crisis in Karur 23.5.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Municipality dependent on 3 schemes from the Cauvery to supply water to residents
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Minister allays concerns over supply of water 20.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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New water treatment plants in the offing 20.5.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Work on Neyyar, Aruvikkara plants soon
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Water authority to give 10L new connections in 5 years: Thomas 18.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
Water resources minister Mathew T Thomas told the assembly on Wednesday that Kerala Water Authority (KWA) will provide 10 lakh new connections over the next five years.
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Waterlogging in Lalbagh 16.5.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Faulty work by the Public Works Department (PWD) which had been entrusted with desilting the wetland at Lalbagh Botanical Gardens has resulted in a damaged manhole which the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has been trying to fix for two days.

BWSSB workers have been working round the clock to fix the damaged manhole at Lalbagh south gate near Ashok Pillar. According to BWSSB officials, the PWD was told to drain and desilt the wetland.

"The department removed the silt and dumped it into the nearby manhole. Now, there is waterlogging around the manhole. We are trying to sort the issue at the earliest," said executive engineer for waste water management (Koramangala and Challaghatta Valley) Paramesh K N.

According to BWSSB, desilting of the wetland began a week ago. The water board is hopeful of solving the problem by Wednesday.

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Urban flood and effective management strategies 15.5.2017 Kangla Online
Urban flood and effective management strategies
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Work on to plug leak on water supply line 14.5.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Supply to medical college likely to be restored by morning
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Cong MLAs take officials to task over waste management 9.5.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
City Congress MLAs came down heavily on officials of Jalandhar municipal corporation, Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) and Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board (PWSSB) for its dismal performance in controlling waste water management and dirty water in the drains without treatment. They also levelled corruption charges on the officials.
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Drought sparks special statewide drive, 1.2 lakh illegal water connections sealed 7.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Kapil Mishra removed from Delhi cabinet, two new faces to be inducted (Roundup) 6.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a sudden move, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday decided to remove Water Minister Kapil Mishra from his cabinet and induct AAP legislators Rajendra Pal Gautam and Kailash Gehlot as new faces.
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BWSSB’s ambitious zero sewage discharge plan is a non-starter 6.5.2017 Hindu: News
‘Action plan’ was drawn up in 2009, but not much has happened on the ground
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