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Saturday, Feb 29, 2020

Water quality

Feb 20, 2020 19:24
Goa’s Tourism Director Menino D’Souza said that water quality was the “main issue” that was in the way of Goa being ready to apply for the certification and that with regard to other requirements the state could put them in place fairly quickly. read more
Jan 08, 2020 00:25
No policy in place, MC laid interlocking paver blocks in entire city at \u20B945 crore in two years read more
Dec 25, 2019 17:23
A team of scientists found such hypoxic conditions at two stretches on the path of Ganga - down stream of Assi drain in Varanasi and downstream of Wazidpur drain in Kanpur. read more
Nov 23, 2019 00:18
The party demanded an independent enquiry into the matter and Union consumer affairs, food and public distribution minister Ram Vilas Paswan’s resignation on “moral grounds”. Paswan denied the allegations. read more
Nov 21, 2019 08:33
A tussle over the quality of tap water in Delhi started on November 16, when Paswan shared the findings of a study conducted by BIS read more
Oct 09, 2019 23:37
A team from the Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR) is accompanying the 2,500 km rafting expedition in the Ganga from Devprayag to Gangasagar to examine the water quality of the entire stretch. read more
Sep 09, 2019 14:31
Researchers from the University of Surrey in the UK and Deakins University in Australia investigated nano and microplastics in water and wastewater treatment processes. read more
Jun 05, 2019 06:38
The park is surrounded by Jagatpur and Wazirabad villages on the one side and some newer settlements such as Baba Colony and Sangam Vihar. read more
May 30, 2019 02:59
According to the report, of which HT has a copy, this has resulted in a 70% drop in the wetland area (mudflats) from 344ha in 1973 to 100.3 hectare in 2018. read more
May 12, 2019 00:50
Water tested positive for extremely high levels of faecal matter, industrial effluents, low oxygen levels 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
Jan 27, 2019 07:21
The habitat of the Gangetic dolphin, India’s national aquatic animal, is mainly in “moderately polluted”, sometimes even “heavily polluted”, stretches of the Ganga, according to a January 17 report published by the Central Pollution Control Board (C... read more
Dec 21, 2018 11:19
Experts attribute the change in the water quality to the tapping of the big drains bringing waste straight into the river and a check on tannery waste. read more
Dec 14, 2018 17:01
The work on the project, which has passed several hurdles is likely to start only after the Lok Sabha elections which are scheduled to be held in April-May next year read more
Nov 01, 2018 07:01
The draft National River Ganga Bill 2018 has proposed the setting up of an armed ‘Ganga Protection Corps’, with the powers to arrest offenders who pollute it, to keep the river clean and help in its rejuvenation, according to government documents and... read more