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No one paying up for 38% potable water in Chandigarh

By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 12:54 AM IST
Leakages, water theft leading to losses; MC commissioner says 24-hour water supply project under Smart City Limited will plug them
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Like Mohali, Chandimandir cantonment also lacks infra to draw additional water

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 01:11 AM IST

Phase 5, 6 of Kajauli waterworks: More supply on the way, MC to phase out tubewells

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2019 12:42 AM IST
Focus to be on improving supply, not increasing the hours
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Chandigarh’s Sec-39 facility receives 9 MGD from Kajauli waterworks

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 12:50 AM IST
Another 20 MGD water to be received through a new 40km pipeline within a week
This is a first-of-its-kind project in the country, which aims to conserve excess water flowing down the river during the monsoon by creating a mega reservoir in the floodplains between Palla and Wazirabad.(HT image)
This is a first-of-its-kind project in the country, which aims to conserve excess water flowing down the river during the monsoon by creating a mega reservoir in the floodplains between Palla and Wazirabad.(HT image)

Flood waters will help pilot project on water conservation in floodplains

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 12:45 AM IST
Artificial reservoirs are being created on the Yamuna plains of one metre depth in which floodwater will be collected.
The CEO and vice chairman of DJB could not be contacted for their comments despite repeated attempts. Phone calls went unanswered.(HT Photo)
The CEO and vice chairman of DJB could not be contacted for their comments despite repeated attempts. Phone calls went unanswered.(HT Photo)

‘Only 20% of treated waste water being used in Delhi’: National Green Tribunal

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 05:01 AM IST
As far as the treated water being produced at the various Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETP) in industrial areas is concerned, only 10% of this is being utilised. It takes more than R22,000 to treat each MGD of waste water.
Municipal worker attempts to unblock a sewer overflowing with human excreta.(Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)
Municipal worker attempts to unblock a sewer overflowing with human excreta.(Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)

61% Delhiites not paying sewer charges because of govt’s free water scheme, finds NGT committee

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur and Vatsala Shrangi
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 02:31 AM IST
Indirectly putting the onus on the scheme, the committee has urged the green court to make every family in the national capital pay a flat rate as sewer charges, irrespective of whether how much water they use.
Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi had signed a memorandum of understanding on May 12, 1994, regarding allocation of surface flow of river Yamuna.(HT Photo)
Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi had signed a memorandum of understanding on May 12, 1994, regarding allocation of surface flow of river Yamuna.(HT Photo)

Hike Delhi share of Yamuna water: CM Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 04:36 AM IST
Kejriwal also laid the foundation stone of Chandrawal Phase-2 Water Treatment Plant, which is expected to be ready within three years.
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Waste water in Chandigarh and Mohali, pay fine from April 15

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 07:25 AM IST
To curb water shortage this summer, civic bodies of both cities will start issuing challans to people found wasting water during the morning supply.
The GMDA will start constructing three tanks for storing raw water from March 10. Over the next four years, three filtration units of(HT File Photo)
The GMDA will start constructing three tanks for storing raw water from March 10. Over the next four years, three filtration units of(HT File Photo)

Work to double treatment capacity of Chandu Budhera plant to start March 10

Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2019 04:29 AM IST
The filtration units will double the treatment capacity of the Chandu Budhera plant from its existing 66MGD to 132 MGD by early 2024.
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Brace for 2-day water supply disruption in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 12:50 PM IST
Supply to city will be hit on Monday evening, Tuesday morning for repairs at Kajauli waterworks
RAISING A STINK: The foul smell from tertiary treated water used to irrigate a park in Sector 27A has passers-by scrambling for their hankies.(Karun Sharma/HT)
RAISING A STINK: The foul smell from tertiary treated water used to irrigate a park in Sector 27A has passers-by scrambling for their hankies.(Karun Sharma/HT)

Going green? Treated water runs into trouble in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 11:39 AM IST
Waste to water: Though sewerage water is available in abundance, the MC is unable to optimise its use due to its foul smell that puts off people.
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