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700 million litres of waste dumped each day: CPCB

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 7, 2017

In the key stretch of Ganga, between Haridwar and Kanpur, 30 drains are directly discharging 701 million litres/day (MLD) of waste water in the Ganga, a recent report of the Central Pollution...

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Nashik Municipal Corporation sets up cell to curb Godavari river pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 3, 2017

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has set up a special cell to check the rising pollution levels of river Godavari.


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Maharashtra Pollution Control Board: Rivers bear alarming water quality index

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 16, 2017

The rivers flowing through the city are extremely polluted. This has been revealed in Maharashtra Pollution Control Board's water quality index (WQI) for December 2016.


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Kharun river threatened by industrial pollution: Smart City documents

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 24, 2017

The Kharun river is being threatened by pollution from the industries which are on the outskirts of the city, observed Raipur's 'Smart City' proposal document for 'The Smart City Challenge Stage...

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Subject Tags: river pollution

Yamuna pollution: Supreme Court seeks report on sewage treatment plants

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 21, 2017

After 22 years of Supreme Court monitoring and spending around Rs 4,439 crore, Yamuna continues to stink like a sewer in Delhi but the Court decided on Monday to act tough against the...

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Ganga pollution: NGT mulls CBI inquiry

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 17, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) is mulling a CBI inquiry to probe whether untreated sewage was being released in Ganga through 30 drains on the river's Haridwar-Unnao stretch....

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NHRC notice on Bhavani water contamination

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 25, 2017

A day after the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board seeking a report on the contamination of Bhavani river, the National Human Rights...

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Government planning to penalise those found guilty of polluting Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 27, 2016

The Narendra Modi-government is planning to penalise those found guilty of polluting the Ganga river, in a first of its kind bill which aims to ensure cleanliness and uninterrupted flow of the...

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Government and Intel join hands for developing solutions for real-time air and river water quality monitoring

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 12, 2016

Indian government and the US multinational technology company, Intel, on Thursday joined hands for development of state-of-art solutions for real-time air and river water quality monitoring. ...

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Maharashtra to clean-up Ulhas river, as conveyed to NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2016

The Ulhas river clean-up will be taken up under the state government's Amrut scheme. The Ulhas and Waldhuni rivers cover 122 km long stretch. The Ulhas river originates in the Sahyadri hills at...

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