Water Pollution

Water Pollution

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
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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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Once A Dumping Ground, Neela Hauz Now A Soothing Site

Once A Dumping Ground, Neela Hauz Now A Soothing Site
Delhi News Waste Management
The Delhi High Court handed over the Neela Hauz area Delhi Development Authority for the lake's revival which collaborated with Centre for Environmental Management of Degraded Systems and has breathed life into a dying water body ...
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National Commission For Women Writes To Delhi Government Over Water Scarcity In The South Delhi Area

It is reported that over 40,000 people residing in the three slums of South Delhi's Govindpuri region, share one common tube well to access water
Delhi News
The National Commission for Women asserts that the access to safe drinking water is an integral part of every human being’s right to live with dignity, especially women as they have specific hygiene needs during menstruation and pregnancy ...
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Economic Growth Reducing Groundwater Faecal Pollution In North India, Finds A Study Conducted By IIT Kharagpur

Economic Growth Reducing Groundwater Faecal Pollution In North India, Finds A Study Conducted By IIT Kharagpur
News West Bengal
The study, which used satellite based assessments determined that economic development across 234 districts on the densely populated Indo-Ganges-Brahmaputra river basin has improved groundwater quality ...
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Ocean Acidification Could Impact People Globally, Claims Study

Studies conducted on CO2 seeps worldwide have shown that reefs made by organisms with shells or skeletons, such as oysters or corals, are sensitive to ocean acidification
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The study, published in Emerging Topics in Life Sciences, provides a synthesis of the likely effects of ocean acidification on ecosystem properties, functions and services, based on laboratory experiments and observations along natural gradients in carbon dioxide ...
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Delhi Jal Board Successfully Diverted 114 Million Gallon Per Day To Treatment Plants

Delhi Jal Board Successfully Diverted 114 Million Gallon Per Day To Treatment Plants
Delhi News
The Delhi Jal Board has commissioned a sewage project which has been ensuring that only only treated sewage is discharged into the three major drains- Najafgarh, Supplementary and Shahdara, which empty into the Yamuna ...
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No Water Shortage In India, But Management Not Adequate: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

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The Union Water minister Nitin Gadkari, was addressing the gathering at the National Water Awards ceremony for 2018 ...
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