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Civic body plans to overhaul canals 19.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Proposals sought from consultants for feasibility study
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TNSTC told to prepare estimates for shifting Ukkadam bus stand, depot 19.6.2018 Hindu: News
For Corporation to take up lake development project
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Plan in place to rejuvenate four water bodies 17.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Plan in place to rejuvenate four water bodies
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When Shimla queued up for water 15.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Taps in Shimla went dry this summer, posing an unprecedented water crisis in the hill town. Adverse climatic conditions are believed to be the main factor for reduced flow in streams. Vikas Vasudeva reports on the failure of State governments to check unplanned development and exploitation of water resources.
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NTPC to use treated sewage water at Dadri plant 15.6.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
New Delhi, State –owned power generating major NTPC, will use treated sewage water at its Dadri Power Station. This is in line with the tariff policy amendment by Ministry of Power, which requires mandatory use of treated sewage water from Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) of municipal body for thermal power plant located within 50 kilometre radius […]
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Work on widening Kaliamman Koil Street is under way 15.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The compound wall of a Metro Water facility on the Street has been razed to the ground
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Concession Agreement Signed for development of sewage infrastructure through Hybrid Annuity based public-private partnership in Mathura 13.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Shipping, Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari, presided over the signing of a tripartite Concession Agreement between National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), UP Jal Nigam and Triveni Engineering & Industries Ltd. for developing an Integrated Sewage Infrastructure for Mathura on the Hybrid Annuity-based PPP mode, in New Delhi today.
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‘Visible improvement in Bellandur Lake in three months’ 11.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Promise made by City Development Minister G. Parameshwara
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400 volunteers dedicated five hours on ‘Earth Day’ to create a forest by 2028 11.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
5500 saplings of 96 varieties. 400 volunteers. Five hours. And the result would be a dense forest in Bengaluru, in next 10 years. How did it happen? »
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Dr. Satya Pal Singh holds review of Namami Gange Projects in Rishikesh in Uttarakhand 4.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Dr. Satya Pal Singh visited Rishikesh to review the progress of projects in the town under the Namami Gange programme. Dr. Singh, on Saturday night, visited the project site at Swargashram where a 3 Million Litres Per Day (MLD) Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) is being upgraded under the Namami Gange programme at a cost of Rs. 5.197 crore.
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STPs to commence soon at Dravyavati 4.6.2018 DNA: Money
All the five sewage treatment plants at the Dravyavati riverfront project are now in final stages of their testing. The results have been ‘satisfactory’ so far and laying of the 81-kilometer long sewer trunk main is also near completion.  “The testing at all the STPs have commenced before last week of May and shall continue for nearly 45 days before these plants could be commission,” says an official. Commission of these shall come as a relief for over a hundred low lying colonies along the project trajectory.  These STPs with a cumulative capacity of  170 million liters per day (MLD) of these nearly 50 MLD of sewerage is expected to be from these low lying colonies while around 100-120 MLD shall be from the major nullas.  These plants after treatment of sewage shall release the clean water in Dravyavati that shall help in providing water for agricultural use at tail end areas and also help in recharge of the water table at large. However, the process is faced with challenges following delay in the ...
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New ?T?echnologies needed to solve ?S?anitation and ?S?olid ?W?aste ?M?anagement issues in India : Shri Bindeshwar Pathak 1.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Legendary inventor and founder of the internationally recognised  ?''?Sulabh International?''?, Shri Bindeshwar Pathak said that new technologies are the need of the hour to deal with the issues of sanitation and solid waste management in India.
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Power Finance Corp looks beyond power sector 31.5.2018 DNA: Top News
At a time when power sector is under stress, state-run Power Finance Corp Ltd (PFC) plans to start lending to projects such as sewage treatment plants, smart cities, railway electrification, mining, electric vehicle charging stations, mini-grids, among others. PFC chairman and managing director Rajeev Sharma on Thursday said that the company is exploring options to diversify its loan portfolio instead of limiting it to only thermal, hydro and renewable power projects across the country. In the mining space, PFC is eyeing projects pertaining to gas, liquefied natural gas and coal mining. "There is railway electrification, smart cities infrastructure, electric vehicle manufacturing units including charging stations, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, battery manufacturing units for solar projects, mini and micro-grids, energy-efficiency systems like co-generation or tri-generation or combination of heat as well as power and waste heat recovery systems we are looking at as part of our diversification ...
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Keerai farmers reap wealth from waste water 30.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
They use grey water from a sewage treatment plant near Vellakkal
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NMCG approves proposal for interception, diversion of drains merging into Saryu 29.5.2018 General News
The Executive Committee of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) today approved a proposal for interception and diversion of five drains merging into Saryu river, a tributary of the Ganga, in Ayodhya, an official statement said. The committee also approved one project in West Bengal, costing Rs 68.47 crore, in which 13 interception and diversion structures will be created, besides two sewage treatment plants (5 MLD in Raghunath Ganj and 8 MLD in Jangipur), the statement by the Ministry of Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation said. Two projects were also awarded to the Delhi Jal Board for Yamuna. "After considerable success in sanctioning projects for mainstem of river Ganga, the Centre has now shifted focus to the entire Ganga basin. Not only are new projects being taken up on the tributaries of the Ganga, the existing approved projects on river Yamuna are also being expedited," the statement said. The proposal for interception and diversion of five drains, having cumulative ..
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The Centre Committed to Clean Tributaries of Ganga as well 29.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
After considerable success in sanctioning projects for main stem of river Ganga, the Centre has now shifted focus to the entire Ganga basin. Not only are new projects being taken up on the tributaries of Ganga, the existing approved projects on river Yamuna are also being expedited.
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Policy for reusing waste water: Gujarat government 29.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
In a bid to make the most of available water resources, the state government on Monday announced a policy for reusing treated waste water, making it mandatory for thermal power plants and large industrial units to use treated wastewater. The government is also targeting to reuse 100% of treated waste water by 2030. The Policy, unveiled by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, aims to achieve minimum 80% coverage and collection of sewage in all municipal towns and to reach a level of 100% treatment of collected sewage. "We aim to reuse at least 24% of the total freshwater consumption from treated wastewater by every municipal body. We are targeting to reuse 70% of the treated wastewater by 2025, and 100% by 2030," JP Gupta, principal secretary, water supply department, said while announcing the policy. Speaking after launching the policy, Rupani said that water was a basic problem in Gujarat, but the government was committed to resolving the problem. He cited the ongoing water conservation drive, plans to set up ...
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Gujarat govt launches policy to reuse treated waste water 28.5.2018 General News
The Gujarat government today unveiled its 'Reuse of Treated Waste Water Policy' which aims to reduce the state's dependence on fresh water sources like the Narmada river. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel launched the policy at a function held in Gandhinagar today. The policy will promote the use of treated waste water and will see the setting up of sewage treatment plants (STP) in all major towns and cities of Gujarat. An official release said that under this policy, the state government planned to construct 161 sewage treatment plants to treat waste water and use it for non-drinking purposes. The treated water would be used in industrial units, thermal power plants, gardening and in the construction sector, it added. At present, around 2,600 million litres per day (MLD) of waste water was being treated by 52 STPs in the state. The policy aims to double the existing water treatment capacity to around 5,000 MLD in the next two years, the
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Gadkari asks DJB to speed up projects aimed at Yamuna pollution abatement 25.5.2018 General News
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has instructed Delhi Jal Board (DJB) officials to speed up projects of the Yamuna Action Plan (YAP)-III, according to an official statement. The meeting, which was held yesterday, was attended by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and senior DJB officials. The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) under YAP-III has approved eight packages at an estimated cost of Rs 1,656 crores to construct sewage treatment-related projects in Okhla, Kondli and Rithala, among others. During the meeting, Gadkari expressed dissatisfaction on the "very slow" progress of these projects, the statement said. He said that all formalities such as sight survey, tender process, topographical survey and land acquisition should be completed before issuing contract and work order. Gadkari said the Centre is ready to give all its support, but the DJB will have to speed up the process. On their part, Kejriwal and senior DJB officials said that significant progress had been made in ...
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Outcome of board meeting of Triveni Engineering and Industries 24.5.2018 General News
Held on 24 May 2018
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