User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Water-Supply :: Pollution
Last updated: Aug 11 2017 15:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The making of first-ever Bellandur lake festival 11.8.2017 Citizen Matters
A lake festival requires coming together of officials from many departments and citizens, and a lot of planning. How did Bellandur lake see its first-ever lake festival? The full story. ...
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Apartment body to protest STP rule today 4.8.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Federation of Apartment Associations Bengaluru (FAAB) has opposed the notifications issued by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) and Bangalore Sewerage and Water Supply Board (BWSSB), making it compulsory for apartments with 50 or more residential units to set up a sewerage treatment plant (STP). The members of over 150 apartment complexes and over 3,000 dwellers will stage a protest at Maurya Circle on Saturday, condemning the rule that mandates setting up of STP for apartments with 50 or more units. "We are not against the setting up of STP, it is required to reduce water pollution. But the government should also look into space constraints faced by many apartments. They cannot make it mandatory for apartment complexes which are 30 years old and above," said CSV Prasad, FAAB president. He said that BWSSB engineers, who know the ground reality, have realised that it is not possible to construct an STP at many old and new apartment complexes for want of space. Prasad said that to instal ...
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83% water in Pakistan's Sindh unfit to drink 31.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
As much as 83 per cent of water in Pakistan's Sindh province is unfit to drink, with Karachi scoring the highest in terms of contaminated water supply, a report has said.
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World's Largest Event Dedicated to Stormwater Pollution Prevention Gears Up for its Biggest Year Yet 25.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
BELLEVUE, Wash., July 25, 2017 : StormCon, the only North American event dedicated exclusively to the education and advancement of stormwater pollution prevention, is preparing for its biggest year to date.
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‘It’s all about simple solutions’ 25.7.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
Architect Vishnupriya turns filmmaker with Meel, a documentary on things we can do to help the environment
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Safe drinking water a myth 25.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Safe drinking water a myth
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Flint water crisis whistle-blowers win MIT Media Lab's 'Disobedience Award' 21.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
USA-POLITICS/DISOBEDIENCE (PIX):Flint water crisis whistle-blowers win MIT Media Lab's 'Disobedience Award'
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2.1 billion people lack safe drinking water at home, more than twice as many lack safe sanitation 13.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
Geneva [Switzerland]/New York[United States], July 13 : Some three in ten people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and 6 in 10, or 4.5 billion, lack safely managed sanitation, according to a new report by WHO and UNICEF.
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2.1 billion people lack safe drinking water at home, more than twice as many lack safe sanitation 13.7.2017 DNA: Health
The Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report, Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene: 2017 update and Sustainable Development Goal baselines, presents the first global assessment of ?
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'Delhi summers could be as hot as Sharjah by 2100' 6.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Summer temperatures in the national capital could be more like Sharjah, Mumbai like Kolkata and Kathmandu like Mumbai by end of this century, if carbon pollution continues to rise, an international study said.
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Israel far ahead in water recycling 5.7.2017 Hindu: National
Its technology and best practices will both be useful to India, beginning with Uttar Pradesh
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Factory flouting safety norms: AASU 2.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Factory flouting safety norms: AASU
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France providing 65 mn euro credit for Puducherry water supply project 1.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
France has extended a 65 million euro credit facility for financing a water supply project in Puducherry, a statement said.
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Around 300 affected due to diarrhoea in MP's Jamli village 30.6.2017 DNA: Health
Khargone Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) Dr Govind Gupta said the patients are being treated by a team of Health department.
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Saving Bangladesh rivers from dying is a daunting task 27.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Experts and environmentalists have criticised Bangladesh's environment agency for its decision to declare four dying rivers around Dhaka as ecologically critical areas (ECA).
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MC starts pipe cleaning in diarrhoea-hit Giaspura 26.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Chennai Corporation to take up study on groundwater near dumps 24.6.2017 Hindu: News
The Chennai Corporation will conduct a detailed groundwater study in residential neighbourhoods around dumpsites in the city.“IIT Madras will conduct the study. Data on water contamination in and arou...
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Water contamination raises its head 24.6.2017 Hindu: News
Residents of several areas in the city are feeling the pinch of dwindling piped water supply and are complaining about water contamination.With the reservoirs going dry, residents of areas such as Mog...
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Rs 450 cr for Swachh Punjab 21.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Eco park rich in animal life now 21.6.2017 Hindu: National
Constant restoration efforts, resulting in better water quality, have borne fruit
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