According to Census 2011, Bihar reported 11.67 million urban population i.e. 11.25% of total population of state, dwelling in 199 urban centers (which accounts 3.14% of total urban population of country). The state has 143 statutory towns and 56 census towns.

A white paper on civic issues, including pollution, sewage, water supply and garbage, has highlighted that a large number of the capital’s woes are a result of multiplicity of authorities. The report by NGO Praja Foundation comes a year after the keenly-fought elections of the three municipal corporations.

Every day, African cities create thousands of tonnes of organic waste that could be monetised.

THE City of Windhoek has not yet approved plans for a waste water treatment plant at the site of the proposed Ziveli Lifestyle Village south of Windhoek since the development apparently started in

The doomsday scenario of Cape Town’s taps running dry has been averted this year, after its 4 million residents slashed their water consumption and supply was cut off to farmers, but the crisis con

Government has secured €96 million (approximately 98bn) for putting in place the first ever Kigali Sanitation and Central Sewerage System, funds that will come from both the African Development Ban

Soil pollution poses a worrisome threat to agricultural productivity, food safety, and human health, but far too little is known about the scale and severity of that threat, warns a new FAO report released at the start of a global symposium.

At least 16 per cent households in the capital still do not have access to piped water supply, states the Economic Survey of Delhi 2017-18. As opposed to 81.3% in 2015, 83.42% of households in Delhi received piped water supply in 2016 says the Economic Survey of Delhi, 2017-18.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Waste Water Treatment Plants, 09/03/2018. As per a report published by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in March, 2015, the sewage generation from urban areas in the country is estimated at 61,948 million litres per day (mld), against which the available sewage treatment capacity is only 23,277 mld (37% of the sewage generation) in 816 sewage treatment plants (including 145 sewage

Kayunga Town Council has vowed to reject any building plans where developers lack water-borne sanitation facilities.

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