Water Pollution

Water Pollution

Eco-Friendly Ganesh Chaturthi: Ganapati Idols That Grow Into Plants After Immersion

Eco-Friendly Ganesh Chaturthi: Ganapati Idols That Grow Into Plants After Immersion
Ganesh Chaturthi Karnataka Swachh Warriors
As preparations are in full swing to celebrate Ganeshotsav, four friends from Bengaluru decide to help devotees go green by providing them with a ganpati idol that on immersion turns into a plant
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Toxic Froth From Bellandur Lake Makes A Comeback As Overnight Rains Lash Bengaluru

Bellandur Lake
Karnataka News
The Bellandur lake has been in news since March due to toxic froth becoming a regular occurrence on the lake, disrupting daily life
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Ganesh Chaturthi: Hyderabad Builds 15 New Ponds To Immerse Ganpati Idols In A Bid To Reduce Water Pollution

Ganesh Chaturthi Hyderabad Builds 15 New Ponds To Immerse Ganpati Idols In A Bid To Reduce Water Pollution
Ganesh Chaturthi News
Keeping in mind the reckless pollution of water bodies during festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Hyderabad has constructed a total of 25 immersion tanks to decentralise immersions from the Hussain Sagar lake, thereby reducing water contamination during the immersion of the idols
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Dirty, Foul-Smelling Froth Haunts Bengaluru’s Bellundur Lake Again, This Time Due To Heavy Rainfall

Dirty, Foul-Smelling Froth Haunts Bengaluru's Bellundur Lake Again Due To Heavy Rainfall
Karnataka News
The rain on Monday night flooded homes, roads and parked cars in the low-lying areas of Bengaluru
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The Once Crystal Clear Waters Of Krishna Are Laden With Pollution Today

Krishna River
Features Independence Day
Discharge of toxic effluents and construction activities along the banks of river Krishna has resulted in the river becoming polluted and its water unfit for usage
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Karnataka And Tamil Nadu’s Lifeline Cauvery Is Battling With Pollution

Cauvery
Features Independence Day
Worsening water quality due to disposal of industrial waste has resulted in the once clean waters of Cauvery become a 'yellow' category river, making its waters unfit for usage
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The Once Mighty Narmada In Madhya Pradesh Is Battling For Survival

Narmada River
Features Independence Day
70 years of independence later, one of India's mighty rivers, the Narmada, remains under severe threat from pollution and indiscriminate disposal of untreated waste into the river
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Sand Art For Swachh Cause: Sudarsan Pattnaik Will Create Sand Art On #SaveOceanSaveEarth In An International Competition

Sand Art For Swachh Cause Sudarsan Pattnaik Will Create Sand Art On #SaveOceanSaveEarth In An International Competition
News
Sudarsan Pattnaik has carved out several sand art installations to spread awareness on protecting environment and other issues pertaining to Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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Inspired By The Versova Cleanup Model, Centre To Launch A Similar Programme For 13 Other Beaches Across The Country

Afroz Shah
News
The Ministry of Environment and Forests has roped in Afroz Shah for the beach cleanup programme across India due to the lawyer’s successful cleaning up of Mumbai’s Versova beach
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Focusing On Smaller Rivers: Haryana’s Attempt To Restore The Glory Of River Saraswati

Haryana and ONGC sign an MoA to dig water wells near Saraswati river
Haryana News
An agreement with ONGC and formation of an expert committee are some of the steps taken by the state government of Haryana to restore river Saraswati
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Ganpati Bappa Morya! This Ganesh Chaturthi Mumbaikars Go Green With Eco-Friendly Ganpati Idols Made Of Cow Dung

Ganpati Bappa Morya Re! This Ganesh Chaturthi Go Green With Mumbaikar’s Eco-Friendly Ganpati Idols Made Of Cow Dung
Ganesh Chaturthi Maharashtra Swachh Warriors
This year, celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in a green way! A resident from Mumbai is helping devotees opt for Ganpati idols that are made from cow dung and when immersed in water bodies does not pollute the environment
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Ganga Cleanup: Lawyer Seeks CBI Probe Into Money Spent On Cleaning Ganga Without Any Significant Improvements

Polluting the Ganga has become a habit for people
Ganga Clean-Up News
Noted Environmentalist and lawyer M C Mehta has demanded a CBI enquiry to see how the funds for the Ganga Cleanup activities have been spent on a ground. According Mr Mehta the amount spent on cleaning of Ganga has gone waste as there are no significant improvements
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