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Last updated: Jul 17 2019 20:07 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Beer vs water: Bengaluru’s microbreweries in a time of water shortage 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
It takes seven litres of water to brew just a litre of beer! But as the city struggles with a water crisis, Bengaluru's craft microbreweries are finding ways to cut down their water use
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Why Mumbaikars are getting angrier about tree felling 16.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Around 500 people from different walks gathered at a public hearing on July 8th to raise their voices against the proposed felling of 2702 trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony. This is just the most recent example of growing citizen engagement and efforts to save the green cover of the city.
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Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal promises free safety kits to sanitation workers 15.7.2019 Scroll.in
According to government data, 88 workers have died while cleaning sewers in 2019 alone. Of these, Delhi recorded the highest number of deaths – 18.
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How exactly will water from the Jolarpettai train reach your taps? 15.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The water train from Jolarpettai has brought hope to water-starved Chennai. How much water will it bring? From where? How much money will this entire exercise involve? And will water transported in wagons be safe for consumption? Here's all you wanted to know about this train.
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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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Bengaluru Buzz: Water crisis likely by September | Jayadeva flyover demolition | Schools insist on Aadhaar…and more 13.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Water levels in KRS dam plummeting, Jayadeva flyover demolition to begin on July 15th, BBMP counts on its new draft by-laws to check building violations - read more on what happened in the city over this week
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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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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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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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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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Another monsoon, another deluge: Why Mumbai gets inundated nearly every year 10.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An outdated drainage system and the depletion of mangroves have severely crippled the city’s natural defences against floods.
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Chennai Buzz: Stormwater drain maintenance | Coming soon – water from Jolarpet | T Nagar makeover 8.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A quick recap of some important news from last week that's likely to hold significant implications for life in the city
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In pictures: Chennai’s daily struggle to quench its thirst 7.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Tankers tirelessly ferrying water are the city’s last hope.
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Union Budget: All rural households will get piped water supply by 2024, says finance minister 5.7.2019 Scroll.in
Nirmala Sitharaman said every rural family in the country would have an electricity connection and a clean cooking facility by 2022.
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What makes a good pedestrian-friendly footpath? 5.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Combining pointers from the Indian Road Congress (IRC) and various pedestrian-friendly footpaths across the globe, ITDP has put together a guide that elaborates on the best practices for laying them. But will Chennai ever get to adopting these?
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Providing access to safe and adequate drinking water to all Indians is a priority of the Government 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman said that ensuring India’s water security and providing access to safe and adequate drinking water to all Indians is a priority of the Government.
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A must-have checklist for apartment buyers as cities run dry 5.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Multi-storied apartments dot the skyline in all our cities, defining the aspiration of many urban citizens. But don't forget the terrible water crisis we face today; if you are planning to invest in a flat, make sure the apartment has smart water management in place.
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José Covaco dubs video of Devendra Fadnavis taking stock of Mumbai floods with hilarious result 4.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
‘What is happening here?’ ‘Sir, these are cars. Caught in the floods.’
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Will NGT crackdown force Lucknow civic body to sort out its waste mess? 4.7.2019 Citizen Matters
An NGT-appointed committee has recommended fines of Rs 5 crore and Rs 2 crore respectively on the Lucknow Municipal Corporation and its chosen private partner in solid waste management, Eco Green. Here's why.
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Bhopal left with water for two weeks, thanks to neglect of iconic Upper Lake 3.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Crores have been marked for wetland preservation and urban water supply; yet, shrinking lakes, ineffective sewage management and diminishing green cover have brought Bhopal to a situation where its natural water reserves may dry up within a matter of weeks.
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