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PM Modi will also inaugurate a 5 MLD STP at Chorpani and two STPs with capacities of 1 MLD and 0.01 MLD at Badrinath.(ANI)

PM Modi to inaugurate 6 mega projects in Uttarakhand under ‘Namami Gange Mission’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2020 05:12 AM IST
The Prime Minister’s Office said on Monday that the projects include construction of a 68 million litres per day (MLD) sewage treatment plant (STP), upgradation of the existing 27 MLD STP at Jagjeetpur in Haridwar and construction of an 18 MLD STP at Sarai in Haridwar.
Jal Shakti minister, Mahendra Singh ordered the installation of CCTV cameras during a meeting to review the rural water supply project, Namami Gange and ground water development projects in Uttar Pradesh.(HT illustration)
Jal Shakti minister, Mahendra Singh ordered the installation of CCTV cameras during a meeting to review the rural water supply project, Namami Gange and ground water development projects in Uttar Pradesh.(HT illustration)

Jal Shakti dept to put work sites in Uttar Pradesh under CCTV to monitor progress

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2020 07:45 AM IST
Sewage treatment plants (STPs) are being constructed under the Namami Gange project in Mathura, Ramnagar, Varanasi, Mirzapur, Etawah, Kasganj, Firozabad, Kanpur and Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh.
The Non-functional sewage plant at a Ludhiana dyeing unit.(HT Photo)
The Non-functional sewage plant at a Ludhiana dyeing unit.(HT Photo)

Ludhiana dyeing unit faces action after STP found non-functional

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 11:34 PM IST
Fine of 20 lakh earlier imposed on owner when the National Green Tribunal’s monitoring committee had visited the unit and found its sewage treatment plant not working
HT Image
HT Image

Zirakpur MC chief under scanner for issuing completion certificates sans authority

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hillary Victor
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2020 12:25 AM IST
According to sources privy to the development, the Zirakpur MC allegedly did not even carry out physical verification of the projects for issuing fire-safety no-objection certificate or giving permissions for sewerage and water connections and setting up of sewage treatment plant
A Rs 33 crore waste removal project will be inaugurated at Dadumajra open dumping ground.(HT FILE PHOTO)
A Rs 33 crore waste removal project will be inaugurated at Dadumajra open dumping ground.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Chandigarh to roll out first smart city project on Friday

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 12:57 AM IST
A Rs 33 crore waste removal project will be inaugurated at Dadumajra open dumping ground
File photo of the Mithi river in Mumbai.(HT)
File photo of the Mithi river in Mumbai.(HT)

15 years since plan for sewers, Mithi remains polluted

HT | By Manoj R Nair
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2019 07:47 AM IST
While it has been 15 years since the sewer lines were planned, the Mithi revival project is moving at a snail’s pace.
A view of the Green belt at Sector-143 which was converted into a sewer-pond as the area doesn’t have a dedicated sewer line, in Noida, on Saturday, December 14, 2019.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
A view of the Green belt at Sector-143 which was converted into a sewer-pond as the area doesn’t have a dedicated sewer line, in Noida, on Saturday, December 14, 2019.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

Noida Sector 143 green belts turn to sewage ponds in absence of pipelines

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Kushagra Dixit
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 05:49 AM IST
Residents claimed that with the waste water filling up the nearby greenbelts, some of which share boundaries with the society, residents face health hazards such as mosquito menace.
Treated sewage water from Kharar had been collecting in SYL canal for many years, and after the illegal dam was built, the overflowing water was damaging agricultural land in four low-lying villages(HT PHOTO)
Treated sewage water from Kharar had been collecting in SYL canal for many years, and after the illegal dam was built, the overflowing water was damaging agricultural land in four low-lying villages(HT PHOTO)

Mohali admn breaks illegal dam on SYL to save agricultural land of 4 villages

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 12:47 AM IST
The treated sewage water overflowing from the dam at Sotal village, district Kharar had ruined crops in the four low-lying villages
Presently, 257 dairies — with approximately 6,000 milch animals — are operating within the city limits, says mayor Sanjeev Sharma Bittu.(HT FILE)
Presently, 257 dairies — with approximately 6,000 milch animals — are operating within the city limits, says mayor Sanjeev Sharma Bittu.(HT FILE)

First phase of Patiala’s dairy-shifting project to be completed by June 2020

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Navrajdeep Singh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2019 10:03 PM IST
MC’s General House gives green signal to the project; the dairy owners will be provided land at Ablowal village at 3,500 per square yard
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said that dredging, beautification and sewage treatment plants were part of the Yamuna cleansing process.(HT PHOTO.)
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said that dredging, beautification and sewage treatment plants were part of the Yamuna cleansing process.(HT PHOTO.)

Delhi govt not cooperating in Yamuna cleansing drive: UP CM Adityanath

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 03:40 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath was speaking during the first episode of the ‘Highway to Progress’ programme of HT’s sister publication Hindustan in Agra.
Delhi Jal Board and municipal corporations to ensure that a mechanism is evolved whereby raw sewage from these colonies gets collected and taken to a central sewage treatment plant (STP) for treatment till such time sewrage network is established in these colonies.(HT image)
Delhi Jal Board and municipal corporations to ensure that a mechanism is evolved whereby raw sewage from these colonies gets collected and taken to a central sewage treatment plant (STP) for treatment till such time sewrage network is established in these colonies.(HT image)

‘Mushrooming illegal colonies killing Yamuna’: NGT

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 12, 2019 05:18 AM IST
The tribunal — noting the findings of the monitoring committee reports that faecal sludge from more than 1700 unauthorised colonies was polluting the Yamuna
The GMDA, on July 16 this year, had sent notices to 366 STP owners directing them to install online analysers by August 31 as it does not have any record of whether these STPs function properly or if they dispose untreated sewer into city’s natural drains.(HT image)
The GMDA, on July 16 this year, had sent notices to 366 STP owners directing them to install online analysers by August 31 as it does not have any record of whether these STPs function properly or if they dispose untreated sewer into city’s natural drains.(HT image)

Builders move NGT, ask govt to upgrade sewage treatment

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 05:08 AM IST
The developers, in their petition, mentioned an earlier order of the NGT directing the Maharashtra government to upgrade its STPs to meet the city’s requirements rather than forcing developers to install online analysers.
The BMC, however, said that it has received the clearance on the conditions that it pays Rs. 11 crore for the destruction of 25,900 mangrove trees and carries out compensatory afforestation.(HT Photo)
The BMC, however, said that it has received the clearance on the conditions that it pays Rs. 11 crore for the destruction of 25,900 mangrove trees and carries out compensatory afforestation.(HT Photo)

Mumbai largest sewage treatment plant stalled after environment concerns

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 01:01 PM IST
The construction of the Mumbai’s largest sewage treatment plant (STP) along Malad creek has been stalled despite the state mangrove cell recommending the project, and a parallel tendering process having been initiated by the BMC.
Thousands of farmers, including Mohar Singh (above) are forced to depend upon the polluted Hindon to irrigate their fields.(Sakib Ali / HT Photo)
Thousands of farmers, including Mohar Singh (above) are forced to depend upon the polluted Hindon to irrigate their fields.(Sakib Ali / HT Photo)

Untapped drains, under-used STPs continue to pollute Hindon, Yamuna rivers

Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal
PUBLISHED ON AUG 16, 2019 12:46 PM IST
The Hindon river gets untreated discharge of about 371 MLD, largely due to the misspent installed STPs, as well as untapped drains.
The GMDA and HSPCB are in the process of creating a joint action plan to crack down on residential societies and condominiums that are not using sewage treatment plants.(HT Photo)
The GMDA and HSPCB are in the process of creating a joint action plan to crack down on residential societies and condominiums that are not using sewage treatment plants.(HT Photo)

GMDA, HSPCB preparing joint action plan against residential units without STPs

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 11:43 AM IST
The GMDA has also made it mandatory to install online monitoring systems for residential STPs by August 31, in order to map the amount of sewage that is either recycled or discharged.
The NGT appointed Yamuna pollution monitoring committee pulled up the Delhi Jal Board for “slow progress” of implementation of septage management rules, 2018, which is leading to pollution of the river.(Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
The NGT appointed Yamuna pollution monitoring committee pulled up the Delhi Jal Board for “slow progress” of implementation of septage management rules, 2018, which is leading to pollution of the river.(Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)

Yamuna committee pulls up Jal Board over slow implementation of septage management rules

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2019 10:54 PM IST
The Septic Tank Waste Management Regulation came into effect on November 12, 2018.
A National Green Tribunal (NGT) appointed committee has directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to come up with a time-bound action plan to stop the flow of sewerage from the 134 drains which have not been tapped under the Interceptor Sewer Project(Hindustan Times)
A National Green Tribunal (NGT) appointed committee has directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to come up with a time-bound action plan to stop the flow of sewerage from the 134 drains which have not been tapped under the Interceptor Sewer Project(Hindustan Times)

Stop flow of sewer water in drains: NGT to Delhi Jal Board

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 08:22 PM IST
The committee has also asked the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to carry out random checks on the untapped drains.
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.
Civic chief Praveen Pardeshi said Mumbai’s infrastructure is not capable of handling climate change and change in rainfall pattern.(HT File)
Civic chief Praveen Pardeshi said Mumbai’s infrastructure is not capable of handling climate change and change in rainfall pattern.(HT File)

Mumbai’s infra can’t handle change in rainfall pattern, climate change : BMC chief

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 08:26 AM IST
Since the 2005 deluge, Pardeshi said, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has spent thousands of crores on monsoon preparedness, but expectations keep rising.
The structure in Chimbel village, on the outskirts of Goa’s Panaji, began to fall into ruin after the 1880s when it was confiscated by the then Portuguese government(HT Photo)
The structure in Chimbel village, on the outskirts of Goa’s Panaji, began to fall into ruin after the 1880s when it was confiscated by the then Portuguese government(HT Photo)

Goa village saves 300-yr-old chapel ruins from turning into sewage plant

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2019 05:12 PM IST
Today all that remains of the once impressive chapel is the façade and ruins of the walls covered in overgrown plants.
JSPCB member secretary Rajiv Lochan Baxi interacts with delegates in Ranchi on Tuesday.(DIWAKAR PRASAD/ HT PHOTO)
JSPCB member secretary Rajiv Lochan Baxi interacts with delegates in Ranchi on Tuesday.(DIWAKAR PRASAD/ HT PHOTO)

Jharkhand’s anti-pollution board offers 50% off on hospital registration fees

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 10:39 AM IST
Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) has come up with several offers to woo the hospitals, nursing homes and clinics to get their institutions registered with the board at the earliest.
The UP SWMC has called on the people of the state to not take a dip in river Gomti or a morning walk on its banks because of the high level of pollution in the river.(HT File Photo/Dheeraj Dhawan/Representative Image)
The UP SWMC has called on the people of the state to not take a dip in river Gomti or a morning walk on its banks because of the high level of pollution in the river.(HT File Photo/Dheeraj Dhawan/Representative Image)

Keep away, Gomti unfit for a dip: UP Solid Waste Management Committee

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Anupam Srivastava
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 03:28 PM IST
The committee has also recommended to the state government to give Rs 100 crore as compliance guarantee for the cleaning of the river.
The girl’s family members also said they remember how the alleged suspect taking to a life of crime.(HT Photo)
The girl’s family members also said they remember how the alleged suspect taking to a life of crime.(HT Photo)

Narela girl’s kin remember suspect: ‘He grew up with us’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 07:32 AM IST
The man was arrested on Sunday, seven days after the girl’s body was found in an abandoned sewage treatment plant at a park in Narela Industrial Area.
“The incident occurred around noon when about 50 labourers were working with hollow blocks and cement on centering inside the tank for the sewage treatment plant, spread over a 30-acre plot,” said the official.(HT Photo)
“The incident occurred around noon when about 50 labourers were working with hollow blocks and cement on centering inside the tank for the sewage treatment plant, spread over a 30-acre plot,” said the official.(HT Photo)

3 killed in Bengaluru water tank collapse

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 07:51 AM IST
Nearly 20 other workers who were buried in the debris were rescued by the police, fire and national disaster rescue team personnel and have been admitted to hospitals for treatment.
Representative image(Praful Gangurde/Hindustan Times)
Representative image(Praful Gangurde/Hindustan Times)

To improve drinking water quality, BMC to build STPs at areas polluting lake water

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 02:42 AM IST
Earlier this week, civic chief Praveen Pardeshi directed the hydraulics department to survey these areas for hutments or settlements.
Union minister Prakash Javadekar and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis met in Mumbai.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Union minister Prakash Javadekar and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis met in Mumbai.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Need faster green nods for development projects: Mumbai govt to Centre

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 10:55 AM IST
Among its other demands, the state sought clearance for cleaning and rejuvenation of 21 polluted rivers as well as for a sewage treatment plant in Colaba.
Workers clean Mithi River ahead of the monsoon.(Satish Bate/HT)
Workers clean Mithi River ahead of the monsoon.(Satish Bate/HT)

Swedish consultant will help civic body clean Mithi River

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 02:22 AM IST
There are around 40 places where sewage, along with garbage and industrial waste, is thrown into Mithi River, with no proper treatment.
The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) has served notices to five private builders in the city for not meeting the standards of treated sewage water used for watering plants and other horticultural purposes within the premises of their buildings.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) has served notices to five private builders in the city for not meeting the standards of treated sewage water used for watering plants and other horticultural purposes within the premises of their buildings.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Gurugram builders penalised for not meeting treated water norms

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 02:16 AM IST
It was found that the treated water had a high pH level and exceeded the prescribed limit of suspended solids, oil and grease.
A flock of Nilgai, at Botanical Garden, in Noida, on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Authorities are planning a facelift for the garden by the end of this year.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
A flock of Nilgai, at Botanical Garden, in Noida, on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Authorities are planning a facelift for the garden by the end of this year.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

Noida’s Botanic Garden to be revamped, get lakes, boating facility

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Kushagra Dixit
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2019 02:01 PM IST
Taking leads from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew of the UK, the Botanic Garden, Noida will also establish at least five planned climate controlled gardens at specially identified region of its 164-acre premises.
Senior officials of the state environment department said that the plan would help regulate the use of materials such as Plaster of Paris, chemicals and synthetic paints used in making idols.(HT Photo)
Senior officials of the state environment department said that the plan would help regulate the use of materials such as Plaster of Paris, chemicals and synthetic paints used in making idols.(HT Photo)

Finally, a plan to tackle idol immersion pollution in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2019 06:22 AM IST
While in the past, there have been attempts at controlling what is put into the rivers during the festivities, this is the first time that the government is planning a co-ordinated action plan to this effect.
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