The incessant rainfall is not only leading to waterlogged roads, but the water is also entering several housing societies, confining residents to their homes for the last several hours.

GUWAHATI, Aug 22 – The constant practice of raising the levels of the city roads has led to the sinking of the plinth levels of the houses located along these roads and water logging even is some n

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) will launch a massive campaign against use of plastic carry bags of thickness below 40 microns. The campaign will be launched at Gariahat market of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) by the state environment minister, Dr Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar, on 1 July.

New Delhi:A day after the monsoon hit the city and complaints of waterlogging poured in from different areas, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has woken up to the menace. The civic agency is planning to order 13 new super sucker machines used for cleaning drains, a demand pending for a long time.

A high-power committee, constituted with officials of different departments, is on the anvil to prevent waterlogging in the city and look into proper drainage of stagnant water after rains, state irrigation and waterways minister, Dr Manas Bhuniya, said today, after a meeting with the mayor, Mr Sovan Chatterjee, officials of various departments and MLAs in Jal Sampad Bhavan in Salt Lake.

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Climate change and the resulting rise in sea level would affect water sector infrastructure, such as surface water supply and urban drainage systems. The climate resilience of such infrastructure should then be made more climate-resilient to optimize its expected benefits.

Warns abnormal rise in pressure affecting sewers, buildings, roads

Pointing to an abnormal rise in the pressure of sub-soil water in East Delhi, the Delhi Jal Board has acknowledged that this has had an adverse effect not only on its sewer lines but also buildings and roads in the area.

Delhi urban development and finance minister A. K. Walia today underlined the need to find a permanent solution to the problem of accumulation of water at various places across M. B. Pushta Road.

He also made it clear that a feasible solution is a must otherwise a number of colonies around M.B.

Pseudo bridges affect the river's ability to meander

The collapse of a five-storey building and the tragic loss of life at Lalita Park in Laxmi Nagar on Monday night have again drawn attention to concerns about the feasibility of allowing constructions on the Yamuna floodplains.

Activists who have been campaigning for a ban on all constructions on the Yamuna floodplains say the collapse should be a point of reference for ongoing and future constr

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