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More rainfall in upstream Brahmaputra may pose threat to city 14.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
More rainfall in upstream Brahmaputra may pose threat to city
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Stress on connecting every household with piped water 13.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Stress on connecting every household with piped water
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3-year-old Mumbai kid fell into stormwater drain; search stopped 13.7.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The search was finally stopped around 10 pm, the spokesperson of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
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Congress and BJP butt heads over Narmada canal construction 13.7.2019 DNA
The arguments arose after the government, in a reply to a question, says that as of May 31, 2019, 10,793km of various sections of the canal had been constructed against the required 71,287 km
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Panel on Yamuna cleaning questions UP govt order dissolving monitoring committee 13.7.2019 PTI: All news
Panel on Yamuna cleaning questions UP govt order dissolving monitoring committee
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Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': Govt tells Lok Sabha 12.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': Govt tells Lok Sabha
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Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': govt tells LS 12.7.2019 PTI: All news
Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': govt tells LS
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Toddler falls into drain, search underway 12.7.2019 The Asian Age | Home
A massive crowd had gathered in the area on Thursday morning to protest against the BMC's 'carelessness'.
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Guppy fishes to help contain encephalitis spread in Bongaigaon 11.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Guppy fishes to help contain encephalitis spread in Bongaigaon
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India’s Water Crisis 11.7.2019 Editorial – The Navhind Times
Piped water supply to every household By 2024 could prove to be pipedream A severe water crisis looms large over India. The Niti Aayog has forecast that the country could be declared ‘water stressed’ by 2020. India will be among the countries where per capita availability of water is less than 1,000 cubic metres. Despite …
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IIT-Madras team studies flats demolition 4.7.2019
Kochi: A five-member team from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, on Wednesday began a field  study on the environmental impact of the demolition of five apartment complexes in Maradu here, which were constructed in violation of the Coastal Regulation Zone norms. The experts visited "H2O Holy Faith," one of the affected apartment complexes, and collected soil samples and the building structure plan. They also sought the details of the Coastal Regulation Zone classification of the area and sewage treatment plant facility. "The team asked us to submit the structure plan of the remaining four flats and the land use pattern of the area before winding up the visit that lasted an hour. They are conducting the study based on a request from the state government," said an official of the Maradu municipality. The Supreme Court on May 8 had ordered the municipality to demolish the flats within a month"s time after finding that the structures were constructed violating ...
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High tide expected in Mumbai at noon, likely to aggravate waterlogging woes 3.7.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has also predicted a low tide of about 1.58 meter at 6:34 in the evening on Wednesday.
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High tide expected in Mumbai at noon, likely to aggravate waterlogging woes 3.7.2019
Mumbai: A high tide of about 4.69 meters is expected to flush gallons of water in Mumbai at noon, increasing the waterlogging problem caused by heavy rainfall in the financial capital. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has also predicted a low tide of about 1.58 meter at 6:34 in the evening on Wednesday. Drains and small tributaries usually flow into the sea. The weather experts believe that high tide with so much intensity when hits the area, the flow of these tributaries and rivers are blocked. This leads to blocking of water which further causes a flood like situation. Also, tides are a common phenomenon in Mumbai and occur twice a day. After reeling under the scorching heat for a couple of months, monsoon has finally arrived in Madhya Pradesh but it will take a few days more to reach Gwalior and Chambal. The IMD has issued a heavy rainfall warning for areas such as Indore, Bhopal and Jabalpur. "Monsoon is yet to reach Chambal and Gwalior. Rest all other areas of Madhya Pradesh have been ...
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Mumbai: Wait for pumping stations continues 3.7.2019 DNA
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, in his briefing, after visiting the disaster control room and on the floor of the assembly said that Mumbai flooded due to the two pumping stations at Mogra and Mahul, which are yet to be constructed.
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Car damaged in Mumbai floods? Add-on covers can help 3.7.2019 DNA
Riders to car insurance policy can give comprehensive cover for your car
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Hyderabad: Water polluted, no action taken 3.7.2019
Hyderabad: Residents of Red Hills and Nampally have complained of water supply being contaminated with sewage, and alleged that the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board is not acting on their complaints. For the past several days contaminated water is being supplied to the Nampally area, and locals say they are receiving sewerage through drinking water pipeline to their houses. Syed Sajjad Ali of Nampally Goods Shed area said the contaminated water is being supplied for the last one month and officials have not bothered to act. "Our children are suffering from various ailments. We are forced to purchase water for drinking purposes as our doctor has advised us to avoid using tap water for drinking and cooking until the problem is solved," Mr Ali says. He added that residents have noticed a foul smell from the water and it has turned yellowish. A resident of Red Hills, Mr Baba, said, "We think that a water pipeline in the area is leaking, but Board workers are not able ...
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Drains connecting Mithi overflow, navy rescues 1,000 3.7.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The then chief of the naval staff N K Verma had commissioned INS Tanaji as the Base Depot Ship of Mankhurd Naval Station on July 10, 2012.
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Protest through art, music to highlight Chennai water crisis 30.6.2019
Chennai: A large number of people took part in a protest here Sunday to highlight the water crisis in the city with some resorting to various art and music forms to draw the attention of the Tamil Nadu government to the issue. Popular Tamil numbers such as 'Why this Kolaveri di?' came in handy for the agitators who modified the lyrics and crooned it to convey their demands including steps to restore water bodies in the state. Civic activists, students and senior citizens participated in the protest organised by Arapoor Iyakkam, an NGO. "Every drop of sewage water must be treated, water bodies must be restored, enchroachments must be removed, and bring a comprehensive Groundwater Regulation Act," Arappor Iyakkam said in a statement. A demand for a system to precisely record rain water stored, the quantity recharged underground and the amount of water let into the sea was also put forth. The protesters also urged the state government to take measures to ensure no garbage was dumped in ...
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Kothanur now a dust bowl: Motorists having a tough time 28.6.2019
BENGALURU: Resident of Kothanur and surrounding areas dread to take the nearby Hennur-Bagalur road as BWSSB has dug up the road to lay pipes. The road is always engulfed in thick blanket of dust and has also become accident prone. "My daughter was frequently falling sick for the last three months. Although she was getting timely treatment, the infection refused to subside. Later, after multiple visits to the doctor, we realised the exact reason for her recurring dust allergy was the dug up road in front of my shop," said Manjunath, a vegetable vendor. His daughter, who used to help him at the shop, was told to stay at home. Her health has improvement and allergies and infections have come down drastically, but Manjunath laments he does not have anybody to help him out at the shop. The bumpy surface and deep potholes have made the road a nightmare for motorists and accidents are frequent. The dug up stretches become even more dangerous when it rains. The road gets completely choked during peak ...
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Avadi lake project: This Chennai lake can show a new way for water crisis 27.6.2019
Chennai: With four major reservoirs supplying Chennai city"s daily drinking water, all dried up causing an unprecedented water scarcity in the city, just one lake in Avadi in the northern part of the city, is filled with water. An experiment that ended successfully, the 85-acre Paruthapattu Lake, which was encroached on and ridden with sewage till last year, now sports a brand new look. It has been thoroughly cleaned, desilted and rejuvenated as a bio park. The Rs 28 crore project the relocation of approximately 500 people and has converted the lake into a 12-feet deep lake with a three-kilometre-long bund that also serves as a walking track. READ | Watch: Time-lapse video shows Chennai"s Puzhal lake drying up in months In addition to that , a Rs 35 crore sewage treatment plant built on the lake's shore will treat sewage from the Avadi municipality and pump one crore litres of recycled water into the lake from next week. The project will also sell an equal amount of water for industrial ...
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