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Friday, Nov 15, 2019

Water quality

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
Sep 20, 2018 05:02
In August, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) had claimed the number of polluted river stretches had dropped from 49 to 34. read more
Aug 30, 2018 11:03
The findings of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board were compiled after monitoring water quality at 250 locations in Mumbai, Thane, Pune and Nagpur, under the National Water Monitoring Programme. These included rivers, sea coasts and creeks, drains,... read more
Jun 19, 2018 12:00
Study done in March by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board found that Mahim creek has the highest faecal content. read more
Jun 14, 2018 21:45
The Uttarakhand high court has directed the state government to remove encroachments from village ponds, playgrounds and grazing lands within six months read more
May 30, 2018 11:30
The BMC has also asked washermen who use the dhobi ghat on the banks to set up a sewage treatment plant so that untreated water does not flow into the river read more