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Along with the roads, the civic body plans to repair side strips and footpaths, and any spoilt underground utility such as sewer lines, water pipelines, or storm water drains(Hindustan Times)

250-crore repairs on Mumbai’s 134 roads

Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 02:11 AM IST
Along with the roads, the civic body plans to repair side strips and footpaths, and any spoilt underground utility such as sewer lines, water pipelines, or storm water drains.
The Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) has said that the Badshahpur drain is now ready to receive the overflow of water from the entirety of Sohna Road and Dwarka Expressway after it functioned normally during the intense rain on Thursday. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) has said that the Badshahpur drain is now ready to receive the overflow of water from the entirety of Sohna Road and Dwarka Expressway after it functioned normally during the intense rain on Thursday. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Badshahpur drain ready for overflow from roads: HSVP

Gurugram | By Abhishek Behl
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2019 12:36 AM IST
In the last three or four years, the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway has witnessed heavy flooding at Hero Honda Chowk due to the backflow of water in Badshahpur drain at Khandsa village and on Sohna road.
Many households release sewage into storm water drains, which reaches the Yamuna and pollutes the river.(HT archive)
Many households release sewage into storm water drains, which reaches the Yamuna and pollutes the river.(HT archive)

Penalty for not connecting houses to DJB’s sewer lines

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2019 04:11 AM IST
According to the DJB, sewer lines have been installed in at least 60% of the geographical area of the national capital. At least 80% of the population has been covered.
Monsoon preparedness is one of the prime areas of focus for civic chief Praveen Pardeshi, who took charge recently.(HT Photo)
Monsoon preparedness is one of the prime areas of focus for civic chief Praveen Pardeshi, who took charge recently.(HT Photo)

False clean nullah claim in Mumbai? Prove BMC wrong on app

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 02:40 AM IST
In a first-of-its-kind attempt, the civic body has created an interactive module exclusively for stormwater drains department on the app, where photos of desilting work of nullah and cleaned drains will be uploaded before the monsoon.
“The main function of the control room will be day-to-day monitoring of rainfall and urban flooding. It will always be on alert to take action,” a senior engineer in the GMDA’s infrastructure department said, requesting anonymity.(HT Photo)
“The main function of the control room will be day-to-day monitoring of rainfall and urban flooding. It will always be on alert to take action,” a senior engineer in the GMDA’s infrastructure department said, requesting anonymity.(HT Photo)

GMDA plans to set up flood control room within five months

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 02:23 AM IST
According to the officials, the control room would be set up at a cost of Rs 36 lakh over the next four to five months in Sector 29 where it will share office space with the Gurugram Metropolitan City Bus Ltd (GMCBL).
In 2018, BMC had identified 17 spots where work on the underground Metro line had disturbed sewage and storm water drains leading to flooding during heavy rain.(HT Photo)
In 2018, BMC had identified 17 spots where work on the underground Metro line had disturbed sewage and storm water drains leading to flooding during heavy rain.(HT Photo)

338 pumps along Metro-3 route to prevent flooding in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 04:21 AM IST
Citizens had raised concerns that work on the corridor – which is being undertaken in seven packages, from south Mumbai to Seepz in the western suburbs – may lead to water logging during monsoon.
A team of the NGT-appointed Yamuna pollution monitoring committee in the national capital has found large quantities of solid waste and polythene dumped in storm water drains across the city that empty into the river, polluting it.(Virendra Singh Gosain/ Hindustan Times)
A team of the NGT-appointed Yamuna pollution monitoring committee in the national capital has found large quantities of solid waste and polythene dumped in storm water drains across the city that empty into the river, polluting it.(Virendra Singh Gosain/ Hindustan Times)

Waste dumped in drains polluting Yamuna: Panel

New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2019 03:44 AM IST
East Delhi’s Shahdara and Balbir Nagar, Subhash Nagar in west and southwest Delhi’s Najafgarh drains have been identified as the major dumping grounds.
The bodies were sent for postmortem and a case of accidental death was registered, the official said.(PTI FILE)
The bodies were sent for postmortem and a case of accidental death was registered, the official said.(PTI FILE)

Four killed while cleaning water pumping station in Gujarat

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2019 11:26 PM IST
The mishap took place in Odhav locality late Saturday night when a worker went into the well of the civic-run Ambikanagar pumping station and fell unconscious after inhaling a toxic gas, he said.
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has deputed 20 of its staff members for maintaining civic amenities in Suncity(HT File Photo)
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has deputed 20 of its staff members for maintaining civic amenities in Suncity(HT File Photo)

Municipal Corporation of Gurugram staff takes over at Suncity

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 04:32 AM IST
As per a document sent to the developer by MCG, a copy of which is with Hindustan Times, MCG will be deputing four staff members each for maintaining sewerage system, footpaths and sewage treatment plants (STPs), and three each for water supply and managing water boosters.
The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), on Tuesday, warned residents and property owners to not discharge their sewage into storm water drains and disconnect the same at the earliest.(HT File Photo)
The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), on Tuesday, warned residents and property owners to not discharge their sewage into storm water drains and disconnect the same at the earliest.(HT File Photo)

Cut illegal sewage lines or face police action: Gurugram civic body warns residents

Hinddustan Times, Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2019 04:21 AM IST
GMDA chief engineer Lalit Arora directed the enforcement team to find out the number of illegal sewage connections across the city and lodge police complaints against the offenders.
Heaps of garbage that once covered the area near Parsik tunnel have now been cleared and a tiger has been painted on a rock.(PRAFUL GANGURDE)
Heaps of garbage that once covered the area near Parsik tunnel have now been cleared and a tiger has been painted on a rock.(PRAFUL GANGURDE)

Parsik tunnel in Thane is almost garbage-free

Hindustan Times | By Megha Pol, Thane
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 12:28 AM IST
More than 300 tonnes of garbage has been excavated from the slopes of the tunnel since the second week of September.
The drain is planned to ease the load on Badshahpur drain, which narrows down near National Highway-48, leading to water-logging at Khandsa and Hero Honda Chowk.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The drain is planned to ease the load on Badshahpur drain, which narrows down near National Highway-48, leading to water-logging at Khandsa and Hero Honda Chowk.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

New storm water drain to ease waterlogging woes in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha, Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2018 03:35 AM IST
New drain between Vatika Chowk on Sohna Road and Basai railway overbridge will ease the load on Badshahpur drain. Officials say work expected to start by end of this year.
Residents form a human chain to save a tree along LBS Road on Thursday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Residents form a human chain to save a tree along LBS Road on Thursday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Residents in Mumbai hold ground, save 313 trees from civic body’s axe

Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 12:35 AM IST
During a public hearing on August 8 at BMC’s garden department, residents said that the trees on the 6.1km-stretch need not be cut, as the work on the stretch had been completed four months ago.
Rains caused severe waterlogging in Vasai on July 10, 2018.(HT Photo)
Rains caused severe waterlogging in Vasai on July 10, 2018.(HT Photo)

WR to widen water drains to prevent flooding of tracks in Vasai-Virar

Hindustan Times | By Aroosa Ahmed, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 12:44 AM IST
Flooding last month disrupted traffic of local and outstation trains on the suburban network
A section of a pedestrian bridge collapsed at Andheri railway station four days ago, killing Asmita Katkar, 34, who succumbed to her injuries on Saturday. She was the 34th victim in a rain-related incident this year.(HT File)
A section of a pedestrian bridge collapsed at Andheri railway station four days ago, killing Asmita Katkar, 34, who succumbed to her injuries on Saturday. She was the 34th victim in a rain-related incident this year.(HT File)

Monsoon claims 34 lives in its first month in Mumbai, 30% rise from 2017

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Pillai, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2018 12:38 AM IST
The BMC’s data shows that nearly 1,700 rain-related incidents, ranging from house collapse to drowning and tree fall, have been reported since June 1 this year.
At the BMC sewage cleaning plant at Love Grove Complex, Worli(HT Photo)
At the BMC sewage cleaning plant at Love Grove Complex, Worli(HT Photo)

655 million litres of untreated sewage released daily into Mumbai’s creeks, sea: MPCB tells NGT

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 12:36 AM IST
MPCB blames BMC for not taking action despite repeated reminders
Heavy rain at Deccan led to flooding and the situation was magnified by overflowing drains and a broken storm water pipe on Wednesday. Various locations across the city flooded as a result of rains on Sunday, leading to stagnant traffic and a murky mess.(HT PHOTO)
Heavy rain at Deccan led to flooding and the situation was magnified by overflowing drains and a broken storm water pipe on Wednesday. Various locations across the city flooded as a result of rains on Sunday, leading to stagnant traffic and a murky mess.(HT PHOTO)

Monsoon audit: Choked drains forecast floods as Pune remains unprepared to welcome showers

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar, Pune
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 03:37 PM IST
Only 50 per cent of the storm water drains in the city are finished, highlighting the PMC’s lack of preparedness to tackle the rain
The Dharavi nullah in Dadar after a cleaning in May.(Praful Gangurde)
The Dharavi nullah in Dadar after a cleaning in May.(Praful Gangurde)

HT Monsoon audit: Is Mumbai rain-ready this year? Not really

Hindustan Times | By Eeshanpriya M S, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 11:45 AM IST
While BMC’s pre-monsoon work was slightly better this year, Mumbai is still not adequately prepared for the rains
The seven-kilometre Poisar river is brimming with untreated domestic waste, sewage, and carcasses, said NGO Watchdog Foundation.(HT Photo)
The seven-kilometre Poisar river is brimming with untreated domestic waste, sewage, and carcasses, said NGO Watchdog Foundation.(HT Photo)

Trash chokes Mumbai’s Poisar river, civic body blames slums

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2018 01:32 AM IST
Officials from BMC’s storm water drains (SWD) department said pollution in Poisar was too much because of a large number of slums and cattle-sheds along the river banks.
The firm has been appointed to transport 650 metric tonnes of garbage per day from Mahalaxmi refuse transfer station to the dumping ground at Kanjurmarg, Deonar or Mulund for a year.(HT FILE)
The firm has been appointed to transport 650 metric tonnes of garbage per day from Mahalaxmi refuse transfer station to the dumping ground at Kanjurmarg, Deonar or Mulund for a year.(HT FILE)

Firm run by tainted contractor’s kin gets Mumbai civic body contract again

Hindustan Times | By Geetanjali Gurlhosur, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2018 12:43 AM IST
This is the second garbage transportation contract that has been awarded to Kaviraj MMB this year
A senior civic official from BMC’s storm water drains department (SWD) confirmed that BMC will not be fixing nets under manholes in the suburbs for this monsoon.(HT File)
A senior civic official from BMC’s storm water drains department (SWD) confirmed that BMC will not be fixing nets under manholes in the suburbs for this monsoon.(HT File)

Mumbaiites, beware of open manholes this monsoon too

Hindustan Times | By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 11:27 AM IST
A recent review meeting concluded that the BMC has fixed nets only under 900 manholes, all in the island city
The civic body will soon begin a Rs 209-crore rejuvenation and beautification programme for 3 rivers including Dahisar.(HT File)
The civic body will soon begin a Rs 209-crore rejuvenation and beautification programme for 3 rivers including Dahisar.(HT File)

BMC to appoint consultant for rejuvenation of 3 Mumbai rivers

Hindustan Times | By Geetanjali Gurlhosur
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2018 12:06 AM IST
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) proposed to appoint a consultant to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) of all three rivers.
The Huda has to widen 600 metres of the Khandsa drain.(Parveen Kumar/HT FILE)
The Huda has to widen 600 metres of the Khandsa drain.(Parveen Kumar/HT FILE)

Khandsa widening may miss monsoon deadline

Hindustan Times | By Dhananjay Jha, Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 11:03 PM IST
Many houses posing a hindrance to the drain are yet to be razed and a lot of debris has to be cleared as well
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