The dream of Ranchi as a hygiene haven will remain just that — a dream — at least for some more time.

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has alleged that around 950 water pipelines in Delhi have been identified as passing out through drains.
The MCD Medical Relief and Public Health Committee chairman V.K. Monga wrote to the NHRC chairperson Justice K.G. Balakrishnan seeking his

The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is all set to issue notices for the second time to owners of identified houses that are yet to install rainwater harvesting (RWH) systems.

“Complaints over leakage, water quality received daily but problem not alarming”

MCD commissioner K.S. Mehra personally appeared in the Delhi high court on Thursday following the summons issued by it on the issue of the civic agency’s alleged failure in preventing sewer water entering the zoo area and contaminating its water body during monsoon.

AJMER: The sewerage lines of Pushkar have started overflowing with the onset of monsoon in the region.

With drain water entering the holy Pushkar lake, the priests of Brahma temple are an agitated lot.

Work on the Delhi Jal Board's ambitious interceptor sewer system that is aimed at preventing untreated sewage from the city's drains from falling into the Yamuna is likely to start by the end of August.

Procurement processes in the Urban Local Bodies is one such area which requires basic system improvement and transparency. Estimating the cost of works correctly prior to the execution is one of the major challenges.

NEW DELHI: Union minister for environment Jairam Ramesh has proposed a common master plan for the Delhi zoo and adjoining Purana Qila. In a visit to the zoo on Monday to inspect Municipal Corporation of Delhi's work on sewer rehabilitation, the minister said both the places would benefit tremendously if they were integrated.

"Both places have common visitors.