THE government has signed a 40bn/- contract to improve a sewage drainage system and expand its network in Arusha City.

Sierra Leone's capital Freetown must tackle deforestation, poor housing and decrepit drainage if it is to prevent the next disaster, its mayor said one year after a devastating mudslide killed an e

Tinsukia: Waterlogging of arterial roads here in less than an hour of heavy showers on Thursday exposed this Upper Assam town's lack of preparedness to combat flash floods.

Ranchi: Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board has decided to crack down on hotels and restaurants operating without its no-objection certificate to stop unabated poisoning of the city's air and w

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Khushi Sewa Sanstha Vs. The State (Govt. of NCT of Delhi) & Others dated 06/04/2018 regarding illegal commercial activity going on in and around R.K. Puram area on the Nallah and no steps being taken by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation. According to the Applicant, such activity is resulting in blocking of the flow of water.

Green roofs offer a series of benefits to buildings and to the urban environment. Their use in dry climates requires optimizing the choice of their components (i.e., vegetation, substrate and drainage layer) for the specific local climatic conditions, in order to minimize irrigations needs while preserving the attributes of the roof. In this study, we calibrated and validated an existing hydrological model—IHMORS—for the simulation of the hydrological performance of green roofs.

Global rice production systems face two opposing challenges: the need to increase production to accommodate the world's growing population while simultaneously reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Adaptations to drainage regimes are one of the most promising options for methane mitigation in rice production. Whereas several studies have focused on mid-season drainage (MD) to mitigate GHG emissions, early-season drainage (ED) varying in timing and duration has not been extensively studied.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to ensure that restaurants within its jurisdiction do not discharge waste in an unregulated manner result

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. P. Singh & Others Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 22/09/2017 regarding blockage of storm water drains in Vasundhra, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. The Applicant has produced photographs to show that the drain is still blocked and demolishing of illegal structures has not been completed. Tribunal grants one weeks time to Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam to clean all the drains in the Vasundhara township.

Chandigarh: The incinerator at the PGIMER had long outlived its lifespan of 10 years. The 19-year-old incinerator therefore keeps conking out thereby piling up the biomedical waste.

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