Hyderabad: For the first time in Telangana floating solar power plants will be constructed on the Himayathsagar and Osmansagar lakes.

Activists concerned by forest land to Navy, threat to Husainsagar and Osmansagar.

Hyderabad: A fresh investigation by the petitioner Mr.

Osmansagar and Himayatsagar, may be excluded from GO 111, that bars construction activity within 10-km radius of the lakes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) dated 25/01/2017 in the matter of Telangana State Pollution Control Board Paryavaran Bhavan VS Md Shahbaz Ullah Ranga Reddy District regarding industries situated in Kotwalguda Village and Jalpally Village, Ranga Reddy District. The Telangana State Pollution Control Board had directed closure of the units citing the reason that they are situated within 10 km radius of Himayathsagar and Osmansagar lakes and that they are operating without “consent to operate” from the Board.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board Vs M/s. Visakha Industries Ltd and another dated 26/11/2013 regarding industries located within 10 km
radius of the lakes,

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/judgment/16_2012(THC)(App)(SZ)_26Nov2013_final_order.pdf

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board’s scheme to regularise illegal water connections has failed miserably with not a single application being submitted.

Though Osmansagar and Himayatsagar are on the verge of drying up due to poor inflows, there is some good news too. Groundwater levels in most of the localities in the city have risen.

Hyderabad: Over a dozen petitions have been filed by environmentalists before the Andhra Pradesh High Court in connection with protection of the lakes in Hyderabad Metropolitan Area.