Water Pollution

Water Pollution

Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds

Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds
News West Bengal
To celebrate Chhath and prevent pollution of river Mahananda, local people and municipal body of Siliguri district of West Bengal built a number of artificial ponds for the rituals ...
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River Yamuna Pollution Endangering Lives Of People, Activists Demand Clean-Up

River Yamuna Pollution Endangering Lives Of People, Activists Demand Clean-Up
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In bid to demand action from the authorities and make Yamuna pollution-free, green activists gathered along the banks of the Yamuna demanding immediate action to clean-up of the river ...
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Activists Flag Concern Over Insufficient Artificial Ponds For Idol Immersion

Activists Flag Concern Over Insufficient Artificial Ponds For Idol Immersion
Delhi News
The Delhi government had created 89 artificial ponds for idol immersion across the city to prevent the Yamuna from getting polluted ...
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President Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurates India Water Week-2019 In Delhi

President Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurates India Water Week-2019 In Delhi
Delhi News Water Supply
While inaugurating the sixth 'India Water Week-2019' President Ram Nath Kovind said that the government of India has made provision of safe and clean drinking water to its citizens as one of its primary goals ...
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Swasth Warriors: India’s ‘Water Aunties’ Lead Their Villages To Better Health By Addressing The Potable Water Needs

Swasth Warriors: India's ‘Water Aunties' Lead Their Villages To Better Health By Addressing The Potable Water Needs
News Swasth India Swasth Warrior Water Supply
As India faces water crisis in various parts, women in villages across the country are coming up as agents working towards providing potable water to people by treating it in a cost-effective way ...
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Up For The Green Challenge This Ganesh Chaturthi? Then Join Actress Amrita Rao’s ‘Eco Bappa Morya’ Initiative

Up For The Green Challenge This Ganesh Chaturthi? Then Join Actress Amrita Rao’s ‘Eco Bappa Morya’ Initiative
Ganesh Chaturthi Maharashtra Swachh Warriors
“Ganesh Chaturthi is the festival of love and devotion; let us love our environment as we love our Gods,” says Actress Amrita Rao and other green activists as part of ‘Eco Bappa Morya’ Initiative ...
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Water Conservation: IIT Kharagpur To Steer A European Union-Funded Project For Treatment, Reuse Of Wastewater

Water Conservation: IIT Kharagpur To Steer A European Union-Funded Project For Treatment, Reuse Of Wastewater
News West Bengal
In a bid to conserve water, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur will be working on identifying the best available and affordable technologies for wastewater treatment and to provide solutions to the challenges of water use in both rural and urban areas ...
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Plastic Menace: ‘Punch In The Gut’ As Scientists Find Micro Plastic In Arctic Ice

Plastic Menace: 'Punch In The Gut' As Scientists Find Micro Plastic In Arctic Ice
News Plastic Waste
With an aim to investigate the impact of climate change on the Artic, a team of scientists from United States of America tested ice-samples and found visible plastic beads and filaments of various shapes and sizes ...
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Heroes Of Swachh India: Defying All Odds Dr. Rajendra Singh, The Waterman Of India Is Reviving Water Bodies Using Traditional Conservation Methods

Heroes Of Swachh India: Defying All Odds Dr. Rajendra Singh, The Waterman Of India Is Reviving Water Bodies Using Traditional Conservation Methods
Independence Day Rivers Of India Water Supply
The Waterman of India, Dr. Rajendra Singh who has transformed the drought-prone landscapes of Rajasthan into flourishing eco-systems, through indigenous water harvesting methods talks about river pollution, and aspirations to revive the dried-up water bodies across the country ...
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Over 3.5 Lakh Water Conservation Measures Taken Up Under Jal Shakti Abhiyan, Says Union Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha

Over 3.5 Lakh Water Conservation Measures Taken Up Under Jal Shakti Abhiyan, Says Union Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha
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Chairing the review, Union Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha listed the efforts by the Jal Shakti Abhiyan which include 1.54 lakh water conservation and rainwater harvesting measures and 20,000 rejuvenation of traditional water bodies among others ...
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Over Rs. 5,800 Crore Sanctioned For Cleaning 34 Polluted Rivers: Ministry Of Environment

Over Rs. 5,800 Crore Sanctioned For Cleaning 34 Polluted Rivers: Ministry Of Environment
News Water Supply
Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Babul Supriyo told the parliament that 351 stretches of polluted rivers have been identified by Central Pollution Control Board which will be cleaned under the National River Conservation Plan ...
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Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Process To Remove Pollutants From Water

Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Process To Remove Pollutants From Water
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The research team, led by Dr. Jae-woo Choi and Dr. Kyung-won Jung, utilised biochar, which is eco-friendly and made from agricultural byproducts, to develop a wastewater treatment process that effectively removes pollutants and environmental hormones ...
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