Noted Supreme Court lawyer and Raman Magsaysay Award winner M.C.

HYDERABAD: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) team will visit Hussainsagar and investigate the contentious dewatering programme on August 21 and 22.

The city's green brigade continued its desperate attempts to save the iconic Hussainsagar on Wednesday by submitting a fresh Special Leave Petition (SLP) with the National Green Tribunal (NGT), Sou

The waste material dredged out from Hussainsagar and dumped at the abandoned stone quarries in Gajularamaram have been found to be toxic and a serious health hazard.

HYDERABAD: Even as environmentalists have been crying foul over the severe pollution of water bodies in the city, including Hussainsagar lake, the authorities have stumbled upon pharma major Dr Red

The AP Pollution Control Board’s report, released on Tuesday, stated that the heavy downpour during the time of immersion of Ganesh idols (on September 18) led to an increase in the water level in

The efforts to increase awareness about eco-friendly Ganesh puja seem to be failing.

Lakes sediments consists of biological and non biological matter accumulated since from formation of the lake. Sediment sequence in lake represents information about the activities within the lake and in its catchment area over a period of time since its inception. Hussain Sagar Lake located in the heart of Twin Cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad receives toxic substances from the industrial effluent discharges in to it through incoming nallas.

It is obvious that the surface waters of the Hussainsagar are polluted, but according to a study, the pollution extends to the depths of the historic lake, poisoning aquatic life and birds. The immersion of Ganesh idols only makes a bad situation worse.

Hussain Sagar Lake is one of the largest man made lake situated at the confluence of Hyderabad, Secunderabad and Begumpet. It is a sprawling artificial lake that holds water perennially. Its uniqueness lies in the fact that it connects the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. The lake was built in the year 1575 by Sultan Ibrahim Kutb Shah at a cost of about Rs. 2.5 lakhs.