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Study finds toxic chemical in water samples, can cause health effects: Experts

While India currently has no separate standard for nonylphenol in drinking and surface water, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has set a standard of 1ppb for all phenolic compounds in drinking water and 5ppb in surface water, experts said.

A view of the drain in Sector 1, Ghaziabad. (HT Photo)
A view of the drain in Sector 1, Ghaziabad. (HT Photo)
Published on Jul 08, 2022 03:07 AM IST

World Water Day: PM Modi reiterates on water conservation and sustainable planet

World Water Day is observed every year on March 22 in order to highlight the importance of water and raise awareness about the water crisis in the world.

Representational image (Hindustan Times)
Representational image (Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 22, 2022 12:17 PM IST
By | Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre

Will 221 water bodies in Delhi soon cease to exist?

Yes, but only if an expert committee finds that it is unfeasible to carry out the revival of these water bodies — because of existing structures on them. 

Prior to last year, Delhi had no concrete records on how many water bodies were present across the capital. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo/Representative Image)
Prior to last year, Delhi had no concrete records on how many water bodies were present across the capital. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo/Representative Image)
Published on Mar 17, 2022 07:39 PM IST
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