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AP to link Godavari river with Krishna delta

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2015

pThe Andhra Pradesh Government will create history by linking the Godavari river with the Krishna delta helping the delta region and droughtproofing watershort Rayalaseema according to the State Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidup

pThe Chief Minister today held a...

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Subject Tags: policy , Water Management

NGT orders land grant to DJB for sewage plants

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2015

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday told the Delhi government’s Revenue department to transfer land to the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) for setting up of sewage treatment plants in different areas. It has also asked the Delhi Police to aid the DJB in acquiring the land....

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Veolia Showcases Advanced Wastewater Biological Treatment Reactors at Bevtec Asia 2015

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2015

Singapore - May 6, 2015 - Veolia Water Technologies exhibits today at Bevtec Asia 2015. As a leading water and wastewater solutions provider with a wide array of contemporary water treatment solutions, Veolia will showcase two of its star biological treatment technologies...

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Odisha pollution board seals two units of JSL plant at Kalinganagar

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 17, 2014

Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) today sealed the Cold Rolling Mill (CRM) and Coke Oven units of one-million-tonne per annum (MTPA) steel plant of Jindal Stainless Ltd (JSL) at Kalinganagar industrial complex in Jajpur district on charges of repeated violations of...

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Water harvesting ensures livelihood security for Dalit farmers

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 8, 2014

Villupuram is one of the most backward districts in Tamil Nadu. Major crops cultivated there are paddy, onion, pulses, millets, sugarcane, casuarina and groundnut, using water from tanks and open wells.
The open wells belong to small and marginal farmers and have been...

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Water ATMs: India’s Solution To Clean Water?

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2014

If at all there is fear for a third world war, it could be over drinking water. Fresh water is a scare commodity today. The issue of fresh water shortage is taken quite lightly in our country. How many are aware that India has just four percent of the world’s fresh water...

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India's reservoir water level drops to two-thirds of capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 25, 2014

In this year of deficient rainfall, less than two-thirds of the country's major reservoir-storage capacity of water is currently available -- some 85 percent of the available storage in the corresponding period of last year, the water resources ministry said Friday. 


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Water Woes across Major Cities Underlines the Need for Indian Industries to Adopt Sustainable Strategies

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2014

India is the second largest water consuming country in the world and is presently facing severe scarcity of water resources. The challenge for Indian industries is to find ingenious ways of handling water efficiently and disposing wastewater in a proper manner. With...

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South Australia keen on 'Clean Ganga' project

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2014

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Clean Ganga' project received a shot-in-the-arm with the South Australia government showing its interest in cleaning up the river, which is considered sacred by many Indians. 

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherhill...

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