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The Badhshapur nullah is an arterial storm water drain, which has been encroached upon in the recent years due to urban sprawl, reducing its carrying capacity and compromising the city’s ability to absorb rainfall.(HT Photo)

After two years, Badshahpur drain widening set to finish this week

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 08:00 AM IST
Besides, the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has planned an alternative drain that will split from the Badhshahpur nullah beyond Vatika Chowk.
Vehicles wade through a waterlogged road at King’s Circle in July.(HT Photo)
Vehicles wade through a waterlogged road at King’s Circle in July.(HT Photo)

Mumbai civic body to fix 77 chronic waterlogging spots from October

Hindustan Times | By Sanjana Bhalerao, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2018 12:17 AM IST
Work orders for 16 spots have already been given while 61 are in the tendering process
Officials finally recovered the body at the end of Nandivli nullah, which meets Kopar creek.(Rishikesh Choudhary)
Officials finally recovered the body at the end of Nandivli nullah, which meets Kopar creek.(Rishikesh Choudhary)

Body of 24-year-old who fell into Dombivli drain in Maharashtra found after more than 30 hours

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar, Dombivli
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 05:43 PM IST
Harshad Jimkal had fallen into the 3-km-long, 20-feet-deep Nandivli nullah around 9pm on Tuesday.
Search operations started at 9pm on Tuesday and were underway on Wednesday morning.(Rishikesh Chaudhary)
Search operations started at 9pm on Tuesday and were underway on Wednesday morning.(Rishikesh Chaudhary)

2 feared to have drowned in Dombivli drain; search ops on

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar, Dombivli
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2018 01:05 PM IST
Fire, police officials are unsure whether one or two people got swept away in the storm water drain on Tuesday.
The Hindmata area is prone to waterlogging.(HT file photo)
The Hindmata area is prone to waterlogging.(HT file photo)

Mumbai civic body fails to complete repair of box drains at flood-prone Hindmata

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Pillai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2018 12:43 PM IST
The BMC is replacing underground British-era drains in Hindmata to double their water-carrying capacity from 25mm to 50mm
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