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Kakhovka Dam collapse: Blame game, relief aids, Nuclear plant impact | 5 points
Nova Kakhovka dam collapse in Russian-occupied southern Ukraine triggers severe flooding, raising tensions and accusations of war crime.
Published on Jun 07, 2023 02:36 PM IST
GMDA readies to prevent waterlogging on city roads ahead of monsoon
Gurugram will construct water gullies and deploy extra pumps at key areas along the National Highway to prevent waterlogging and flooding during the upcoming monsoon season. The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has instructed all departments to work together and take remedial measures to prevent waterlogging in the city. The authority will construct an additional drain along the leg-two stormwater drain to ensure excess water does not spill onto the streets. A flood control room will also be set up during the months of July, August and September.
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 11:11 PM IST
Knight Frank proposes additional 600 km of stormwater drains in Bengaluru
The international property consultancy firm also noted that the government should invest ₹2,800 crore on remodelling and expansion of SWD infrastructure.
Published on May 31, 2023 04:38 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S
PMC starts digging trenches at Hanuman tekdi to avoid water logging at FC, JM, Apte roads
PMC drainage department conducted a survey and identified areas where rainwater flowing from hills get accumulated on roads
Updated on May 29, 2023 12:26 AM IST
7.50 lakh tonnes garbage dumped in nullahs every year
Pune's sewage management system remains abysmal, with nearly 7.50 lakh tonnes of garbage dumped in nullahs every year, leading to flooding during the monsoon. Almost two-thirds of residential areas are not connected to drainage lines. The PMC is planning to double the capacity of the garbage processing plant to reduce waste.
Updated on May 27, 2023 10:55 PM IST