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Work begins on Colaba sewage treatment plant 21.11.2016 Hindu: Cities
Mumbai: To improve the quality of coastal water and meet the city’s water supply demands, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) on Monday started work on the 37-million-litre Colaba sewag...
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To clean Vrushabhavathi, water to be pumped to Nayandahalli STP 20.11.2016 deccanherald.com
Here's another initiative to clean the dirty, murky Vrushabhavathi valley. The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) will spend Rs 30-35 crore to divert 80 Million Litres Per Day (MLD) water from the valley to an underused sewage treatment plan (STP) in Nayandahalli and thence to industries in Bidadi and farmers in Ramanagaram for irrigation. KSPCB chairman Lakshman told DH that the project was one of the several measures the state government had planned to clean up the tributary of Arkavathi River. The project will be implemented jointly by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) and the Minor Irrigation Department. The STP at Nayandahalli has the capacity to treat 180 MLD water a day but is treating only 100 MLD. As much as 80 MLD untreated water from Vrushabhavathi will be pumped to the STP. Once treated at the plant, some water will be released to industries in Bidadi as well as farmland of Ramanagaram district for irrigation, Lakshman said. The Minor Irrigation Department ...
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City air found to have traces of resistant bacteria 20.11.2016 All News-IANS Stories
The air you breathe may contain DNA from genes that make bacteria resistant to the most powerful antibiotics developed yet, a study has found.
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PCB awareness programme on solid waste management 18.11.2016 Hindu: Cities
The lake Noor Mohd Kunta-Kattedan Industrial Estate area in Rajendranagar mandal will be remediated as a pilot project under the Capacity Building for Industrial Pollution Management Project of the Un...
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Noor Mohd Kunta lake to get a facelift 17.11.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Noor Mohd Kunta lake to get a facelift
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Water supply, sanitation top HPC priorities 17.11.2016 Hindu: Kerala
The High Power Committee (HPC) on Sabarimala has accorded priority to drinking water supply, Annadanam (free feeding of devotees), sewage treatment and sanitation in projects conceived as part of the ...
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George for clear water in Bellandur, Varthur lakes 16.11.2016 deccanherald.com
Bengaluru Development Minister K J George on Wednesday said the government will soon initiate steps to rejuvenate Bellandur lake. He told reporters that directions have been issued to BBMP, BWSSB and BDA to implement recommendations made by an additional chief secretary-headed committee, set up by the government, on rejuvenating the lake. A committee headed by the BDA commissioner will soon be set up to oversee the rejuvenation work, he added. The minister said steps will be taken to stop the flow of sewage water into the lake and weeds will also be cleared. The owners of all residential apartments located close to the lake will be asked to set up sewage treatment plants (STPs). The BWSSB, too, will set up a STP near the lake. Sub-committees, comprising local residents, will be set up to ensure that the lake is not polluted again, he added. Steel flyover issue On the controversial steel flyover, George reiterated that the government will go by court direction. "The government's intention is to ease the ...
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Sewage treatment set to get an upgrade 15.11.2016 Hindu: Cities
Chennai’s sewage treatment facilities are set to get a makeover to adhere to the revised norms of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board. The water agency has called for consultancy services to prepar...
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Could bio-toilets solve India's sanitation problems and save the Yamuna river? 14.11.2016 Latest News
India's well-to-do urban residents can use up to 500 litres-per-day while generating 30 litres or more of sewage
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NITK to take up 5 projects 13.11.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
NITK to take up 5 projects
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NITK to take up 5 projects 13.11.2016 Hindu: Cities
Will also use treated water from two more STPs on campus
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BWSSB to organise meetings to educate public on STP 12.11.2016 deccanherald.com
The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) will be holding a series of public awareness programmes on the installation of modular sewage treatment plant or gray water treatment plant (STP/GWTP) and dual piping system. Recently, the BWSSB made it mandatory for the buildings/apartments or flats with 20 or more houses/buildings with a built-up area of 2,000 square metres and above including basement to instal STP/GWTP and dual piping system. The treated water will be used to flush toilets and other purposes. The rule also applies to educational institutions with or without hostels with a built-up area of 5,000 square metres and above, townships or projects developed on 10 acres and above. A penalty of 25% of the water and sanitary charges will be imposed on residential buildings for the first three months, in case of violation, and the charges will double thereafter, until installation. For non-residential buildings, the penalty starts from 50% of the water and sanitary charges and 100% ...
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Pond in SVU turns into a cesspool 10.11.2016 Hindu: News
Former professor, who developed it, urges stakeholders to undo the damage
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Toxic air: Gadkari blames oil cos, wants them to do their bit 8.11.2016 Hindu: Cities
Tells Maharashtra CM to protect Mumbai from water, air pollution
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25 lakh litre water sprayed to tackle dust 8.11.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
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Demand 7.11.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Demand
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Demand 7.11.2016 Hindu: Coimbatore
The treated sewage that the Coimbatore Corporation lets out from its Ukkadam sewage treatment plant may soon irrigate agriculture fields, if the civic body were to act on a farmers’ representation.The...
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Farmers seek treated sewage to irrigate farm lands 7.11.2016 Hindu: Coimbatore
The treated sewage that the Coimbatore Corporation lets out from its Ukkadam sewage treatment plant may soon irrigate agriculture fields, if the civic body were to act on a farmers’ representation.The...
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Dream Fair exhibition opens 5.11.2016 Mysore - City - The Times of India
A two-day science exhibition 'Dream Fair,' jointly organized by De Paul International Residential School and Indian Space Research Organization (Isro), opened on Friday.
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Understanding lakes 5.11.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Understanding lakes
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