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Navi Mumbai plans to spend ₹27 crore to rejuvenate and maintain two holding ponds through a five-year contract. Activists question the need for such a large investment.
To prevent waste from being dumped into the river, it has decided to cover 10 bridges running along Yamuna with wire and mesh
Ludhiana department had collected 34 water samples from various schools to determine if the water was fit for consumption; schools that failed the quality tests include four government and four private institutes
Updated on May 30, 2023 01:21 AM IST
BySukhpreet Singh, Ludhiana
Experts in Pune, India are unable to access real-time air and water quality data due to outdated monitoring systems. The city has only one automatic air quality monitoring station, while the other seven are manual. The data from the automatic station is not updated frequently, and there is no updated data on water quality available. The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board is looking to install more automatic air quality monitoring stations in the area. Outdated monitoring systems can have far-reaching effects on human health, as pollution affects those with asthma, chest disorders, and dust allergies.
Updated on Apr 07, 2023 12:26 AM IST