Water Pollution

Water Pollution

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
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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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Water Woes: Taps In Government Buildings To Have Flow-Controlling Device To Save Water

Water Woes: Taps In Government Buildings To Have Flow-Controlling Device To Save Water
Delhi News
Jal Shakti Ministry had issued a memorandum last month highlighting the need for conserving water and had asked government offices to install aerators in the taps which is a device that can control the flow of water ...
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Government Introduces Jal Shakti Abhiyan, A Water Conservation Campaign. Celebs Join In, Urge People To Save Water

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‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’, a water conservation campaign has been launched by the centre with an aim to focus on 1,592 ‘water stressed blocks’ in 256 districts of India ...
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River Conservation: A Drying Yamuna Could Endanger Taj Mahal, Say Experts

River Conservation: A Drying Yamuna Could Endanger Taj Mahal, Say Experts
News Uttar Pradesh
As per experts, the beauty of the Taj Mahal is no longer reflected in the waters of the Yamuna because the river is almost dry and filled with sewage waste ...
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Ahead Of World Environment Day Siliguri Locals Join Hands To Revive Mahananda – A dying River

Ahead Of World Environment Day Siliguri Locals Join Hands To Revive Mahananda - A dying River
News Rivers Of India West Bengal
According to the Clean Mahananda Campaigners in Siliguri district of West Bengal human encroachment, illegal sand mining, construction of dams and barrages, sewage and waste dumping and deforestation has brought Mahananda River to the brink of death, terribly affecting the ecosystem of the water body ...
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