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Monday, May 20, 2019
news about Water body
May 18, 2019 04:10
The CPCB itself has been given a month’s time to publish guidelines to restore water bodies—between 0 and 2.5 acres in size—not presently protected by any national legislation. read more
May 17, 2019 05:29
The National Green Tribunal in an August 2018 order had directed the Delhi government to set up the Wetland Authority and take up the restoration work at the lake. read more
May 17, 2019 05:18
Several ponds that have dense habitation around them and become dumping grounds for locals with ample floating garbage on the surface include the Shamsi Talab, Aya Nagar pond and Ghitorni lake. read more
May 15, 2019 06:41
The NGT-appointed Yamuna pollution monitoring committee in a meeting asked the water utility to consider taking such steps in colonies where sewerage connections have already been laid. read more
May 14, 2019 02:48
A special three-member team was formed on Monday to inspect the condition of water pits for animals. The department had identified a total of 35 water pits for animals last year. read more
May 11, 2019 00:45
The project is meant to study water mismanagement in the city and will include data collation and constant monitoring of ongoing water-related projects under different government departments by a 15-member project management unit. read more
May 11, 2019 00:40
Forest department officials said there was no shortage of water in the Aravallis, but the department would nevertheless continue to fill water pits in the forested areas of south Haryana beginning next week. read more
May 06, 2019 00:39
In a span of three years, with Rs 14 crore sourced from corporate social responsibility funds of various Gurugram-based private companies, the bundh now stands desilted, clean and alive with indigenous vegetation. read more
May 06, 2019 00:20
Hindustan Times will partner with non-profit Project Mumbai to lead a city-wide network of volunteers, green groups and authorities to carry out clean-up drives across 9 beaches, 4 rivers and 4 mangrove forests over 3 days read more
May 04, 2019 00:44
In August 2018, Pune resident Nitin Shankar Deshpande challenged the MoEF’s decision to dilute the norms in 2017, despite the stricter norms implemented by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) previously. read more
Apr 06, 2019 21:18
Eyewitness told police that the Paramveer stopped his SUV a few metres from the canal, but suddenly accelerated and it fell into the water body. read more
Apr 06, 2019 03:35
As per the 1956 revenue records, there were at least 640 water bodies in Gurugram. These have reduced to just 251 such bodies, show the 2018-19 revenue records. This indicates that 389 water bodies have been lost. read more
Mar 30, 2019 23:55
Rahul Gandhi tweeted that the country needs to repair and restore its water bodies, and regenerate wasteland and degraded land. read more
Mar 29, 2019 01:58
On Monday, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) had allocated the 42.5-acre plot in Ghonda Gujran to the East Delhi Municipal Corporation for the proposed facility. Experts have demanded a roll-back of the decision. read more
Mar 28, 2019 21:58
With penalties ranging between Rs 200 and Rs 1 lakh, a total of 15 violations were notified in the waste management bylaws earlier this week. read more