Report prepared by Baba Seechewal based on survey in four dozen villages set along the rivulet

Member of Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) and environmentalist Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal has prepared a startling report about hundreds of cancer cases which have come to light after a survey in the villages located close to the highly polluted Chitti Bein (rivulet) in Doaba region.

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Power connection to these units also disconnected

The Board has also formed three-member flying squad to monitor the units

Public requested to inform the squad members for taking action

Tirupur: The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Thursday ordered closure of 10 Individual Effluent Treatment Plants (IETPs) in Tirupur for its failure to comply with the directives of Supreme Co

Tirupur: The Noyyal River Ayacutdars Protection Association (NRAPA) had moved the Madras High Court following the high level of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) recorded in River Noyyal by a recent study conducted by Public Works Department.

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Ahmedabad: Gandhinagar has the maximum concentration of Totally Dissolved Solids in its water, shows a state-wide survey. The state capital showed a TDS level of 3,800 parts per million against the permissible limit of 2,000ppm, followed by Mehsana (3,700ppm).

KOCHI: The groundwater Department is upbeat as the rain water harvesting programme introduced in the State four years ago has started yielding positive results with the groundwater level in several parts of the district showing signs of improvement. In Ernakulam district, the department had bored 62 observatory wells in the past two years to monitor the groundwater level.

KOCHI: A Manuel is on a one-man mission.

To make us aware of the poor quality of the water we drink. He tests water samples free of cost at his residence to convince people that the impurities in water are impossible to detect with the naked eye.

The segregation, collection and disposal of saline wastewater streams into solar evaporation are practiced in tanneries to minimize the Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)and Chlorides in the treated effluent and to protect the environment. The wastewater