A division bench of justice Abhay Oka and justice Amjad Sayed has directed the collector while hearing a public interest litigation filed by social activist Shiv Shankar Joshi.

NGO Plant and Animals Welfare Society (PAWS-Mumbai) complained to the civic body about unauthorized sewerage and effluents being released into Powai lake.

Laboratory will help determine pollution levels of other water bodies across India

MUMBAI: The BMC will clean up Powai Lake, which has a catchment area of about 600 hectares. The lake's water is used for non-potable purposes like gardening and by industries.

BMC engineers visited the campus and were keen on creating a constructed wetland near the main gate entrance to treat water from Powai village that flows through the IIT campus into the lake.

Mumbai: A torrent of complaints about the deteriorating status of the Powai lake has finally nudged the civic body into action: The BMC has proposed to appoint IIT-Bombay to suggest steps to clean

Mumbai: Even as the state government is running behind schedule to complete the development work on the 18-km long Mithi river, it has now approved an ambitious plan to increase the catchment heigh

Following a complaint regarding illegal dumping of construction debris near Powai lake, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has directed the state environment department to take steps to tackle the problem.

On February 6, city-based NGO Plant and Animals Welfare Society (PAWS) complained to the environment ministry about construction debris being illegally dumped near the small gate of Powai lake, close to the immersion ghat adjoining the IIT boundary wall

Powai Lake is an artificial lake, situated in the northern suburb of Mumbai. The lake was created in 1891 by constructing dam between two hillocks across Mithi River. Catchment area of the lake is about 600 hectors and water spread area at full supply level is 220 hectors. The lake water is used for non-potable purposes i.e. gardening and industrial use.

Mumbai Days after a crocodile attacked a man at the Powai lake, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is leaving no stone unturned to ensure maximum security for devotees at the two immersion spots