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Terminator out to kill mosquitoes 19.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Sewer deaths: CM to meet DJB officials 19.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called a meeting with executive engineers and senior officials of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on August 22 in the wake of the death of nine labourers while cleaning se...
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Marginal improvement in groundwater situation 19.8.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Dependence on Metrowater tankers goes down after the recent rain
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Set up designated swine flu wards: Centre to hospitals, Delhi 18.8.2017 DNA: Health
The Union health ministry today asked Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain and all central government-run hospitals to set up designated swine flu wards and issue an advisory to chemists across the city to ensure adequate stock of drugs to treat vector-borne diseases.
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Bihar flood toll hits 153; Army help sought in UP 18.8.2017 TOI: Home
The Bihar flood toll climbed to 153 on Friday while those marooned in 17 districts of the state crossed the 1 crore mark, even as the Army was called in for relief and rescue operations in deluge-hit eastern Uttar Pradesh districts adjoining Nepal.
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The genesis of Madras’ water supply system 18.8.2017 Hindu: News
A look at J.W. Madeley’s methods
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Toxic froth from lake recedes, rain-hit areas recovering 18.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The citys famous Bellandur lake continued to spew toxic froth today, but it is reducing because of receding rains. After being pounded by a record-breaking downpour early this week, the city is on the road to recovery. "The lake still continues to spew toxic froth. Continues to fly, though it is not that nightmarish as it was during the torrential rainfall four days back. "It is reducing because of receding rains," Lakes Conservation Expert and resident of the area, Shalini Batra Sahni told PTI, here today. Incessant rains on August 14 and 15 had resulted in the increase of the lakes water levels and the formation of toxic froth. The rains had aggravated the situation with thick froth spilling on to the road nearby causing inconvenience to commuters driving along the stretch. "This, however, is not the scene today," she said. Sahni expressed fear about residents living around the lake developing disease by coming in contact with toxic froth flying around. After the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had ...
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Motorists now drive down a ‘thinned-down’ MGR Salai 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Delay in completion of Metro Water work has led to this problem
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Project Replenish: water tips from a gated community 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
There recent spells of rain underline the importance of having rainwater harvesting systems in place much before the North-East Monsoon sets in. There may be something to be learnt from the water-management strategy of a residents’ association in South Chennai
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Work on stormwater drains begins in Porur 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Completion of flyover work has enabled the Corporation to attend to this long-pending demand of residents
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Chennai tops state in rainfall, level of groundwater up 18.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
For perhaps the first time this month, Chennai on Thursday received the highest rainfall among the 32 districts in the state.
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Temporary measures can’t help solve city’s waterlogging problem 18.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Temporary measures can’t help solve city’s waterlogging problem
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Bengaluru: Bellandur foam covers roads, enters flats 18.8.2017 TOI: Cities
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‘Public-private participation need to rejuvenate Najafgarh drain’ 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Water is of great concern to future generations and the government and private companies should come together to rejuvenate the Najafgarh basin, said Union Minister of State for Urban Development Rao ...
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NGT pulls up Karnataka government on Bellandur lake frothing 18.8.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Frothing began after rain on Aug. 15, 16
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As froth spills out of Bellandur lake, effluents keep flowing in 18.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Nearly four months after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) issued a stern warning to the State government to get its act together or face action, things don’t seem to have improved in the city’s froth...
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Sewage keeps 3K plants blooming at Otteri park 17.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Irked by unending pipeline work on Mylapore road, residents mob MLA 17.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Punnami Ghat witnesses hectic water sports activity 17.8.2017 Hindu: Home
The serene Punnami Ghat here was abuzz with water sports activities on Thursday as Andhra Pradesh police teams enthusiastically participated in a demonstration-cum-practice session in canoeing and kay...
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Activists laud NGT's close follow-ups on Bellandur lake clean-up 17.8.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Citizens actively monitoring the efforts to save Bellandur lake are happy that the National Green Tribunal (NGT) is pursuing the matter seriously. Nagesh Aras, a member of Bellandur Lake Citizen Team, set up by the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) to monitor the progress of the water bodys restoration, praised the NGT for closely following up on the work. "The NGT's approach to monitoring the progress through a local officer is significant. This will force the administration into taking timely action with the active involvement of citizen watch bodies," he said. He added that though the administration claims that the expert committee report was implemented in part, the haphazard sequence of work has caused waste of money. "For example, the action plan called for monitoring and identification of the sources of pollution. But till today, the majority of the sources have not been identified at all while the KSPCB tries to show activity by persecuting lakeside apartments which are responsible for a mere ...
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