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.

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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Noratmal Sharma vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding flooding of underpasses in Bhilwara, Rajasthan. Tribunal is of the view that solution for the same should be worked out by constructing proper drains with pumping sets and also by preventing the storm water from entering the underpasses and / or minimising the storm water flow into the under passes.

In some places, there was two and a half feet of water. Many residents watched helplessly as water entered their homes in almost all phases of Mohali, which was the worst hit in the Tricity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. Govt. of NCT Delhi dated 17/07/2017 regarding cleaning of drains in Delhi clogged with silt and municipal solid waste.

The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) on Tuesday, signed a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) for enhan

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bharat Bhushan Uppal Vs. Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others regarding desilting of storm water drains, Inderpuri, Delhi. It is stated before the Tribunal that desilting of the storm water drain is being done on priority but because of inflow of sewage due to defective pipe line installed by the DJB, the process has become difficult. However, the process is continues and it is assured that within short period the desilting would be completed making the storm water drain free flow.

Despite the implementation of the underground drainage scheme sanctioned under the National River Conservation Programme (NRCP) mainly aimed at preventing the pollution of the Cauvery a decade ago,