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Water Crisis: Tamil Nadu To Recharge Water Bodies With Treated Sewage, Says Chief Minister K Palaniswami

Water Crisis: Tamil Nadu To Recharge Water Bodies With Treated Sewage, Says Chief Minister K Palaniswami
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Chief Minister K Palaniswami has announced that a Detailed Project Report (DPR) will be prepared for recharging water bodies in and around Chennai using recycled water ...
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National Mission For Clean Ganga: Two New Sewer Treatment Plants, Ghats To Keep Ganga Water Unpolluted In Haridwar

National Mission For Clean Ganga: Two New Sewer Treatment Plants, Ghats To Keep Ganga Water Unpolluted In Haridwar
News Rivers Of India Uttarakhand
With the installation of two new Sewer Treatment Plants under National Mission for Clean Ganga, the sewage treatment capacity of Haridwar city has been increased to 145 million litre per day which is adequate for treating the 108 million litres of sewage being generated in the city per day ...
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Sanitation Workers’ Body Bats For Mechanised Sewer Cleaning, Urges All States To Ban Manual Scavenging

Sanitation Workers' Body Bats For Mechanised Sewer Cleaning, Urges All States To Ban Manual Scavenging
Gujarat Manual Scavenging News
Taking note of the several deaths during manual sewer cleaning, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis said that most sanitation workers are into the profession for generations and find it difficult to get other jobs and so introducing mechanised cleaning can help them becoming self-employed ...
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Delhi Jal Board To Build Country’s Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla

Sludge management has also been included in the scope of the work of this project
Delhi News
The Delhi Jal Board has said that the project will have a huge positive impact on river Yamuna’s water quality ...
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Supreme Court Says Bengaluru Sewage Water To Be Used For Irrigation

Supreme Court Says Bengaluru Sewage Water To Be Used For Irrigation
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The apex court said that those districts of Karnataka, where the groundwater is dipping fast, can use water from sewage treatment plants for irrigation purposes ...
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Manual Scavenging: Robots To Clean Sewers, Septic Tanks In Delhi?

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Manual Scavenging News
To eradicate the inhuman practice of manual scavenging, Delhi government is considering introducing a fully mechanised system to clean the sewage system and septic tanks ...
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National Green Tribunal Seeks Action Plan To Stop Discharge Of Polluted Water In Yamuna

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National Green Tribunal News Yamuna Clean-Up
The National Green Tribunal was hearing a plea filed by a Noida resident against disposing of sewer waste in the irrigation canal near Sector 137 in the Gautam Buddh Nagar district ...
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Punjab Chief Minister Announces Plan To Check Pollution Of Beas, Sutlej

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News Punjab
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh announced that he has constituted a committee under the chairmanship of the chief secretary, for the regular monitoring of pollution levels in the rivers ...
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Wasting Treated Waste Water: NGT Asks Delhi’s Chief Secretary And Jal Board To Deposit Rs 1 Cr Each With CPCB

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The green panel also warned that in case of failure to pay the penalty within a month, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and the Delhi Chief Secretary, would be liable to pay a sum of Rs 2 crore each ...
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India’s First All-In-One Sewer Cleaning ‘Hope’ Machine Unveiled On World Toilet Day

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Manual Scavenging News World Toilet Day
In a bid to end manual scavenging, ‘Hope’ Machine costing Rs. 43 Lakhs and will provide all the services to clean manholes in the coming days ...
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Jaisalmer Fort, 850 Year Old Monument, In Danger Of Sinking Due To Prevailing Sanitation, Water Issues

Jaisalmer Fort, 850 Years Old Monument, In Danger Of Sinking Due To Prevailing Sanitation, Water Issues
News Rajasthan
The Royal Family of Jaisalmer organised an awareness programme in partnership with Global Citizen India, Manganiar tribe and other residents of the fort to create awareness on the degrading condition of the fort and to engage the people, especially the youth in taking the initiative to save the fort ...
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634 Deaths Related To Manual Scavenging Recorded In 25 years: National Commission For Safai Karamcharis

The Delhi High Court is hopeful that DJB's efforts will help in eradication of manual scavenging
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The report released by National Commission for Safai Karamcharis comes in the wake of deaths of five men due to asphyxiation after they entered a sewage treatment plant at a housing complex in West Delhi's Moti Nagar on September 9 ...
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