Sewage Treatment

Sewage Treatment

Tripartite Agreement To Build Two Sewage Treatment Plants On Ganga, Construction Will Begin Shortly: Minister Nitin Gadkari

Ganga Clean-Up News
Construction of sewage treatment plants at Haridwar and Varanasi will ensure that untreated sewage does not flow into river Ganga
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Leh Gets One Of The First Faecal Sludge Treatment Plants In The World At An Altitude Of 11,400 Feet

FSTP in Leh
Features
The Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant In Leh, one of the first in the world at such a high altitude will be instrumental in treating faecal sludge from commercial establishments which were gradually polluting Leh’s groundwater
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Gurugram’s Growth Lies In Water Conservation And Effective Sewage Disposal: Union Minister Rao Inderjit Singh

Gurugram’s Growth Lies In Water Conservation And Effective Sewage Disposal Union Minister Rao Inderjit Singh
Haryana News
A workshop titled 'Transforming the Najafgarh Basin' was held in Gurugram to identify gaps and challenges faced in stopping the sewerage from directly flowing into the water bodies like the Najafgarh basin
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National Green Tribunal Slaps Heavy Fines On Delhi’s Mass Waste Generators For Failing To Manage And Treat Sewage

National Green Tribunal Slaps Heavy Fines On Delhi’s Mass Waste Generators For Failing To Manage And Treat Sewage
Delhi National Green Tribunal News
National Green Tribunal slapped heavy fines on Delhi’s 5-star hotels and banquet halls for not complying with solid waste management rules and directed them to install sewage treatment plants within two weeks
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Under Namami Gange New Projects Worth Rs 425 Crore Approved To Build New STPs in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

Ganga pollution
Ganga Clean-Up News
There is an acute shortage of sewage treatment plants near the Ganga basin as many STPs find it difficult to bear the costs associated with functioning
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Ganga Cleanup In Kanpur: 77 Polluting Units Asked To Close Down

Ganga Cleanup In Kanpur 77 Polluting Units Issued Closure Directions
News Uttar Pradesh
There are more than 1,000 Seriously Polluting Industries (SPI) and 30 storm water drains along the Ganga stretch between Haridwar and Kanpur and over 800 million litre per day (MLD) of untreated sewage is discharged into it
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Ganga Fit For Bathing At Haridwar, May Fail To Meet Parameters Downstream: Minister Vijay Goel

Ganga Fit For Bathing At Haridwar, May Fail To Meet Parameters Downstream: Minister Vijay Goel
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To ensure a minimal or zero discharge of waste in Ganga, the Union Minister of State for Water Resources Vijay Goel said that authorities are keeping a strong vigil on industries in Haridwar
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Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Appeals To Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Set Up Waste Water Treatment Plants Along Country’s Coastlines

Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Appeals Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Set Up Waste Water Treatment Plants Along Country’s Coastlines
News Odisha
After sitting on a dharna to cleanup Banki Muhana beach in Puri, sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has now appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for setting up waste water treatment plants along the country's coastline
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National Green Tribunal Directs Delhi Government To Clean Seelampur Drain

National Green Tribunal Sought Reply From Delhi Government On A Drain Clogged With Garage And Solid Waste In Seelampur Area
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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government to immediately clean a trunk drain in Delhi's Seelampur, which is clogged with garbage and municipal solid waste
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Dealing With Dysfunctionality: The Problems Of India’s Sewage Treatment Plants

Delhi Puts A Blanket Ban On Manual Cleaning Of Sewers After City Records 10 Deaths In One Month
Features
Lack of financial support from respective state governments for years resulted in many STPs in India gradually becoming dysfunctional
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To Attract Foreign Investments And Technologies, India Needs To Improve Its Water Management Regimes

To Attract Foreign Investments And Technologies, India Needs To Improve Its Water Management Regimes
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India can learn water management from other countries like Singapore to develop a system that ensures balanced use among industry, agriculture and consumers
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National Green Tribunal Gives 3 Months To Commercial Buildings In Shimla To Set Up Sewage Treatment Plants

National Green Tribunal Summons Official For Making Purana Qila Lake A Dumping Ground
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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Himachal Pradesh government and the state pollution control board to send notices to commercial buildings, which discharges more than 5 KLD (kilo litres per day), asking them to install sewage treatment plant within 3 months
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