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Water supply to be affected in parts of Delhi today, tomorrow | Check details

Delhi water supply: Residents have been advised to store sufficient water in advance as per requirement.

The Jal Board has also shared emergency contact numbers.(Twitter)
Published on Feb 14, 2023 01:08 PM IST

Water supply to be affected in parts of Delhi on Thursday and Friday

Water supply in several areas and colonies, including those in northwest, west, central, and south Delhi, will not be available from 10 AM on January 12 to 10 PM on January 13.

The DJB asked the residents of the areas going to be affected to store sufficient quantities of water.(Representational image. )
Published on Jan 09, 2023 07:05 PM IST

Feathers of P'AAP': BJP's fresh dig at Kejriwal ahead of MCD polls

At a press briefing on Monday, BJP leader Ramvir Singh Bidhuri claimed that the Delhi Jal Board scam happened when chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was the chairman of the body. In this regard, Bidhuri requested Delhi LG VK Saxena to file an FIR against the CM and seal all accounts.

AAP national convenor and chief minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 14, 2022 11:16 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi-NCR air pollution: Long-term effects on kids

From affecting lung growth to the overall immunity of the body, here are a few ways by which the air pollution can have long-term effects on kids.

Delhi-NCR air pollution: Long-term effects on kids(Mohd Zakir/ HT file photo)
Published on Nov 04, 2022 03:02 PM IST
ByTapatrisha Das

Evening brief: Union minister retorts to Kapil Sibal's IT Rules claims

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Union minister of state for electronics and IT, skill development, and entrepreneurship Rajeev Chandrasekhar.(PTI)
Published on Oct 30, 2022 04:57 PM IST

On camera, DJB official bathes in Yamuna after abuses by BJP's Parvesh Verma

After getting into a verbal spat with BJP MLA Parvesh Verma, DJB official Sharma took on the challenge and used the Yamuna water to bathe with, assuring devotees that it is safe to take a holy dip.

DJB official Sanjay Sharma, who was attacked by BJP MP Parvesh Verma over toxic chemicals, takes a bath with Yamuna water(Twitter)
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 05:32 PM IST
By | Reported by Alok KN Mishra

Arguing over Yamuna cleaning, BJP MP calls govt official ‘ghatiya aadmi’ | Video

Speaking about the argument, BJP MP Parvesh Verma said that the AAP-ruled Delhi government is pouring poisonous chemicals into the Yamuna River and if he has to “talk in this manner for the benefit of the people” then he has no problem.

BJP MP Parvesh Verma interacts with an official of the Delhi Jal Board over the cleaning of Yamuna ahead of Chhath Puja, on Friday, October 28, 2022. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 28, 2022 07:45 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Pay Delhi Jal Board dues by December 31, avoid surcharge

The scheme will be applicable on all pending bills till September 30 and will remain operative till March 31, 2023.

This will be the fifth such scheme announced by the DJB over the last 10 years.(Burhaan Kinu/HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Oct 11, 2022 05:54 AM IST
By, New Delhi

DJB clears 60 crore project to increase capacity of Nangloi water plant

Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, who is also the chairman of Delhi Jal Board, said the water utility is working in a phased manner to replace the old water pipelines in various areas across the national capital.

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia also heads the Delhi Jal Board. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 09, 2022 04:10 AM IST

Kejriwal asks LG ‘to chill’; Saxena orders inquiry over ‘pending payments’

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's tweet came on the day lieutenant governor VK Saxena recommended another inquiry, this time against the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), for alleged payment delays of ₹16 crore to private operators involved in cleaning sewer lines in the city.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a press conference, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 06:48 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi: Water supply to be hit in these areas Tuesday evening. Tankers on request

The government body responsible for water supply in the national capital advised residents of such areas to store sufficient quantity of water in advance as per the requirement.

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) released the list of areas in the national capital where water supply will be hit from Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning. (HT PHOTO.)
Published on Sep 12, 2022 11:48 AM IST

5 injured after being hit by speeding water tanker in busy Delhi market | Video

A case has been registered under sections 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way) and 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

The owner of the tanker has been detained and further investigation is underway, said police.(ANI)
Published on Jun 16, 2022 06:24 AM IST
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Delhi LG visits Jal Board plant, AAP protests

AAP spokesperson Atishi accused Vinai Kumar Saxena of ‘illegally’ chairing a meeting of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB).

Vinai Kumar Saxena took oath as the 22nd Lieutenant Governor of Delhi on May 26 (ANI).
Published on Jun 04, 2022 11:57 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi water woes: CM Khattar calls Satyender Jain's claims on Haryana ‘lies’

Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said on Monday that several pockets of the national capital will face water supply disruption starting today due to depletion of pond level in Yamuna and reduction in release of raw water from Haryana.

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar. (HT file photo)
Published on May 17, 2022 10:45 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Minister says Haryana not releasing ‘Delhi’s share of water', residents suffer

The Delhi Jal Board has said water supply will be affected in several parts of the national capital owing to depletion of pond level of the Yamuna river at Wazirabad treatment plant and reduction in release of raw water from Haryana.

People fill their containers from Delhi Jal Board's water tankers in New Delhi on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, due to a severe supply disruption amid scorching heat.(Sanchit Khanna/HT)
Published on May 17, 2022 07:12 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Water supply to be affected in parts of Delhi from tomorrow. Details here 

The Delhi Jal Board said water production had been affected at treatment plants in Wazirabad, Chandrawal and Okhla and urged residents, suffering from a scorching summer, to store adequate quantity of water in advance as per requirement.

Representational image.
Updated on May 16, 2022 04:42 PM IST
By | Written by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Delhi Jal Board to set up 8 lakes around sewage plant in Rohini

The Rohini sewage treatment plant occupies 20 acres of a 100-acre plot. The lake will come up in the remaining area.

An illustration of the completed project (Twitter/Satyendar Jain)
Updated on May 01, 2022 08:44 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Yamuna short of water, says DJB, asks Haryana to ramp up supply

A senior Delhi Jal Board official said the water level at Wazirabad pond has gone below the normal level of 674.5 feet, dropping to a “critical low level of 673.7 feet” on Saturday.

A dried up Yamuna riverbed near ITO Bridge, on April 29. (Raj K Raj/HT)
Published on Apr 30, 2022 11:31 PM IST

‘Pollution in Yamuna hitting water supply’: Delhi Jal Board

The state water utility has the capacity to treat ammonia levels up to 0.9 parts per million (ppm).

DJB can treat ammonia levels up to 0.9 ppm. HT archive
Published on Apr 16, 2022 05:29 AM IST

Four nabbed after two die of suffocation in Delhi Jal Board sewage pit

On Wednesday, two men identified as Nitesh (25) and Yashdev (35) had gone to repair a valve and fell inside the pit around 5pm. They were pulled out around 6pm and taken to Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital where they were declared dead on arrival.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (east) Priyanka Kashyap identified the arrested persons as plant in-charge KP Tewari, supervisor Raj Kumar, and shift in-charge Mohammmed Haroon. (Representative image)
Published on Mar 31, 2022 11:48 PM IST

Two dead after falling in DJB sewage plant

The victims have been identified as Nitesh (25) and Yashdev (35). As per a senior police officer, the two had gone to repair a valve and fell inside during the repair work.

Firefighters and plant workers during a rescue operation after two workers fell into a pit of a sewage plant of the Delhi Jal Board, at Dallupura in New Delhi, Wednesday, March 30, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Published on Mar 31, 2022 02:48 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi Jal Board begins Bhalswa lake clean-up

Originally falling under the jurisdiction of Delhi Development Authority (DDA), the lake’s revamp was brought under the state government’s “City of lakes” project last year.

Work underway near Bhalswa lake. (Sourced)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Mar 20, 2022 03:30 AM IST
By, New Delhi

DJB okays plans to lay 575km sewage lines in unauthorised colonies

Delhi water minister and Jal Board chairperson Satyendar Jain said the project to develop these new sewer lines will carry wastewater from areas such as Shahbad Dairy, Sangam Vihar, Jafarpur, Galibpur, Sarangpur, Kilokri and Kanganheri to treatment plants.

Delhi water minister and DJB chairperson Satyendar Jain. (File Photo)
Published on Mar 06, 2022 02:47 AM IST

With new STP in Burari, Jain says Delhi a step closer to a cleaner Yamuna

Delhi water minister Satyendar Jain, who inaugurated the new STP on Saturday, also laid the foundation stone of a 71.51km-long sewer line in Sangam Vihar and Deoli areas.

The plant will treat wastewater generated from Shakti Nagar, Kamla Nagar, Roop Nagar, DU north campus and Nehru Vihar. (Sourced)
Published on Mar 05, 2022 11:09 PM IST

Delhi Jal Board operationalises new underground reservoir in Mayapuri

The availability of raw water continues to be a problem in the city, especially during summer months. With an estimated demand of 1,236 MGD (million gallons per day), Delhi faces a demand-supply gap of approximately 300MGD.

Delhi water minister Satyendar Jain at the inauguration of a new underground reservoir and booster pumping station (BPS) in west Delhi’s Mayapuri in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI)
Published on Mar 03, 2022 11:07 PM IST

Water supply in many parts of Delhi to be affected on Monday. Details here

The Delhi Jal Board released a press note on Twitter, informing people about reduced supply and advised them to stock sufficient quantity of water.

The Delhi Jal Board informed about the water supply being affected in parts of national capital on December 27.
Published on Dec 25, 2021 07:01 PM IST
By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Panel to examine rain harvesting structures

The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by city resident Mahesh Chandra Saxena, who in his plea had said most RWH systems were unscientific and contaminating the groundwater.

NGT said the committee can call a meeting of all stakeholders and issue directions to not just Delhi but all states and UTs so that remedial measures could be taken to fix the current RWHs and install more across the city.(HT File)
Published on Dec 15, 2021 02:48 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

In ‘faceless’ Delhi Jal Board, help centres to replace offices

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) will soon be shutting its existing zonal revenue offices and replacing them with “sahayta kendras” or help centres and also launching a new phone application “DJB4You”

App, helpline, help centres in ‘faceless’ Delhi Jal Board reforms
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 03:01 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

DJB suspends 10 employees for faulty water meter readings

The action came days after state water minister and DJB chairperson Satyendar Jain revised the utility’s water billing system, capping new bills at 1.5 times the amount of the previous month’s bill.

The action came days after state water minister and DJB chairperson Satyendar Jain revised the utility’s water billing system. (Sourced)(Representative image)
Published on Dec 12, 2021 05:58 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi Jal Board institutes new billing system. Here are key pointers

As per Delhi minister Satyendar Jain, a new rotation system for meter reading will make the billing system stronger and more transparent. Under this new system, meter readers will be changed every billing cycle, thus cutting any potential loopholes or discrepancies regarding the existing readers.

Revenue officers will be conducting random meter reading image audits. (File Photo)
Published on Dec 10, 2021 09:47 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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